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The 2016 Kansas City, Missouri, population is 475,378. There are 1,509 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Kansas City, Missouri

The median age is 35. The US median is 37.4. 42.27% of people in Kansas City, Missouri, are married. 13.15% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.37 people. 26.66% of people are married, with children. 24.47% have children, but are single.

Race in Kansas City, Missouri

55.10% of people are white, 28.92% are black, 2.40% are asian, 0.39% are native american, and 0.20% claim 'Other'.

10.15% of the people in Kansas City, Missouri, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 89.85% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEKansas City, MissouriUnited States
  Population  475,378321,418,820
  Population - 2010  454,876308,745,538
  Population - 2000  441,545285,036,114
  Population - 1990  435,146251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  9.25%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  7.66%12.76%
  Pop. Density  1,50991
  Land Area  3153,531,905
  Water Area  4264,837
  Median Age  3537.4
  Female Population  51.59%50.81%
  Male Population  48.41%49.19%
  White  55.10%62.77%
  Black  28.92%12.24%
  Asian  2.40%4.95%
  Native American  0.39%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.26%0.16%
  Other  0.20%0.20%
  Two or More Races  2.60%2.13%
  Hispanic  10.15%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  89.85%83.10%
  Households  192,799116,211,000
  Family Households  107,02176,958,100
  Non Family Households  85,77839,253,000
  Household Size  2.372.63
  Married Population  42.27%50.58%
  Single Population  57.73%49.42%
  Now Married  39.96%48.41%
  Married but Separated  2.31%2.17%
  Never Married  39.05%32.55%
  Widowed  5.54%5.95%
  Divorced  13.15%10.92%
  Married, w/children  26.66%31.68%
  Married, no children  36.91%41.44%
  Single, w/children  24.47%16.94%
  Single, no children  11.96%9.95%

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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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