Kansas City, Missouri 

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+13.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

87.9 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

7.5 / 5.7

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri is a vibrant destination with plenty of activities and attractions for all. Take an adventure through the city's historic downtown district or explore the many outdoor recreation opportunities at Swope Park. Visit the Kansas City Zoo or take a wild ride at Worlds of Fun amusement park. With excellent cultural offerings, varied cuisine, and bustling nightlife, Kansas City has something to offer everyone! Large-city complex - Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River.
State: Missouri
County: Jackson County
Metro Area: Kansas City Metro Area
City: Kansas City
Zip Codes: 64118, 64152, 64119, 64138, 64151, 64114, 64134, 64155, 64131, 64130, 47 total
Cost of Living: -12.1% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1014 ft above sea level

Kansas City, Mo Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Diverse economy
Attractive downtown
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.


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

Compared to the rest of the country, Kansas City's cost of living is 12.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kansas City's Cost of Living

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

In the last Presidential election, Jackson county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.8% to 37.9%. More Voting Stats

Kansas City's population is 502,597 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.9%. Learn More...

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

The median home cost in Kansas City is $222,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.0%.

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 12.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Kansas City is $222,100.
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Reviews for Kansas City   83 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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64118, 64152, 64119, 64138, 64151, 64114, 64134, 64155, 64131, 64130, 47 total


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