Kansas City, Missouri 

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Population

476,974

+4.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$45,376

Median Home Price

$146,300

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Best Places to Live in Kansas City, Missouri

Large-city complex - Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Kansas City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Kansas City, MO Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Diverse economy
Entertainment
Attractive downtown
Cons
Growth & sprawl
Uninteresting physical setting
Crime rates

What Bert Has To Say About Kansas City Metro Area

Kansas City is a large, prosperous, self-sufficient and culturally rich city located astride the Missouri River. The downtown area and most of the population are on the older Missouri side, filled with shaded neighborhoods and mixed development. For the past 20 years the big growth has been on the Kansas side to the southwest in suburbs like Overland Park, Lenexa, and Shawnee.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Missouri
County: Jackson County
Metro Area: Kansas City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Kansas City
Zip Codes: 64118, 64152, 64119, 64138, 64151, 64114, 64134, 64155, 64131, 64130, 48 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1014 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kansas City is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kansas City jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kansas City's cost of living is 13.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kansas City's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Jackson county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kansas City's population is 476,974 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kansas City is Real Estate: $146,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.1%.

SCHOOLS
Kansas City public schools spend $13,820 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in Kansas City. More Education



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Housing Market in Kansas City

It's a good time to buy in Kansas City. Home Appreciation is up 9.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Kansas City is $146,300.

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Reviews for Kansas City   82 Reviews
It's HOME / QUIET / FUN - 3/23/2021
I have lived in Kansas City my entire life. I've also lived in other states. Yes, there are bad guys/gals that live here. Can you name a big city that is... Read More

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Kansas City, MO is Horrible and Dirty - 12/13/2019
Kansas City is violent, lots of crime, criminals and people lack basic social graces. It seems like the police just outright ignore most crimes unless they are serious... Read More

Good Family Town, less so for Retirement - 3/21/2019
Lived in KC metro over 40 years. It is quite spread out in terms of both geographical and lifestyle. Five main counties. Some have more crime than others. Multiple... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
64118, 64152, 64119, 64138, 64151, 64114, 64134, 64155, 64131, 64130, 48 total

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