Kansas City, Missouri 

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Population

497,159

+4.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

Median Income

$45,376

Median Home Price

$195,300

Median Age

35.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.5 / 5.7

summer / winter

MO Gifts

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Missouri
County: Jackson County
Metro Area: Kansas City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately 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 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
In the last Presidential election, Jackson county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.8% to 37.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kansas City's population is 497,159 people. Since 2020, 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: $195,300. 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 18.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Kansas City is $195,300.

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Reviews for Kansas City   84 Reviews
Moved and Come Back Twice - 9/30/2021
I was born and raised in the Kansas City area and have moved and come back twice. Kansas City has a lot to do, prices are very reasonable, and how can you beat having a... Read More

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Kansas City is the Midwest’s best kept secret - 8/15/2021
KC has seriously grown over the last 20 years, specifically the downtown area. The city as a whole has become a more inviting place for younger generations as well with... Read More

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

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