Kansas City Metro Area, Missouri 

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Population

2,088,830

+5.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$57,056

Median Home Price

$162,899

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Large-city complex - Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in the Kansas City metro area, 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

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Country: United States
State: Missouri
County:
Metro Area: Kansas City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Kansas City, Independence, 162 total
Zip Codes: 64118, 64068, 64133, 64055, 64015, 64152, 64012, 64119, 64138, 64151, 141 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1014 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kansas City Metro Area is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kansas City Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kansas City Metro Area's cost of living is 11.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kansas City Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Kansas City metro area flipped moderately Democratic, 51.6% to 46.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kansas City Metro Area's population is 2,088,830 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kansas City Metro Area is Real Estate: $162,899. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.0%.

SCHOOLS
Kansas City Metro Area public schools spend $11,422 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Kansas City Metro Area. 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 9.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Kansas City is $162,899.

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MAPS OF KANSAS CITY METRO AREA, MISSOURI
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ZIP CODES IN KANSAS CITY METRO AREA, MISSOURI
64118, 64068, 64133, 64055, 64015, 64152, 64012, 64119, 64138, 64151, 141 total

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