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

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.

Pros
Diverse economy
Entertainment
Attractive downtown
Cons
Growth & sprawl
Uninteresting physical setting
Crime rates
 $1,600 
8624 Minnehaha Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 1 | N/A SqFt
 $750 
5438 Norton Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1 | 1120 SqFt
 $1,236 
5508 E 100th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1110 SqFt

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: For Sale
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
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Kansas City, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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 $146,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.1%. Check out the homes in the area

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. Browse Kansas City Real Estate

The median home price in Kansas City is $146,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Kansas City   81 Reviews
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

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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

Extremely unfriendly. - 7/22/2018
The rest of the people are right- KC Missouri has some of the least friendly people I’ve ever met. It’s extremely hard to find a friendly face. Can’t wait to move... 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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NEW LISTINGS IN KANSAS CITY
$1,600
8624 Minnehaha Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$750
5438 Norton Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$1,236
5508 E 100th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,085
7904 Park Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$399,950
9214 NE 110th St
Bed 4 | Bath 6

$1,750
11211 N Lewis Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$1,050
3805 Laurel Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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