Kansas City, Missouri 

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Population

475,378

9% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Median Income

$45,376

Avg. Home Price

$109,100

Best Places to Live in Kansas City, Missouri

Large-city complex - Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Growth & sprawl
-Uninteresting physical setting
-Crime rates

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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: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Missouri
County: Jackson County
Metro Area: Kansas City Metro Area
City: Kansas City
Zip Codes: 64118, 64119, 64152, 64114, 64138, 64151, 64155, 64134, 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 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kansas City jobs have increased by 3.95%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kansas City's cost of living is 13.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Kansas City's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Kansas City's population is 475,378 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.25%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kansas City is $109,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -4.64%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Kansas City

It's a good time to buy in Kansas City. Home Appreciation is up 3.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Kansas City Real Estate.

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Reviews for Kansas City    79 Reviews
Mixed bag - 3/13/2018
I lived in KCMO north of the river for about ten years. It's a great place but there are issues with both increasing crime, and police misconduct. Somebody broke into my... (Read More)

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"Big Small-Town" - 1/2/2018
I have lived in Kansas City for little over 2 years, Chicago prior for 4 years. I wanted to add a review of KCMO because it seems most of the reviews here are several... (Read More)

Not a safe place to live - 1/1/2017
Have lived in Kansas City metro area most of my life, but I'm currently relocating. Violent crime is on the rise in K.C., 126 homicides in 2016, the deadliest in 8... (Read More)


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