Kansas City, KS

153,893 Population
124.8 square miles 1,233 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
5.3%
was 5.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in KS
Population Density
1,233
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.7%
was 53.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
17.8%
was 16.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in KS
Percent Under 18
28.5%
was 27.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in KS
Percent 65 and Over
11.2%
was 11.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in KS

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.8
was 6.2
Ranked 13th Lowest in KS
Percent Living in Poverty
19.8%
was 22.2%
Ranked 6th Lowest in KS
Median Household Income
$39,536
was $41,255
Ranked 7th Highest in KS
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.1
42.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
18.6
was 19.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
773.4
was 495.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,691.1
was 4,896.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
63,564
was 62,954
Ranked 3rd Highest in KS
Median Rent
$813
was $812
Ranked 5th Highest in KS
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
54,655
was 55,342
 
Homeownership Rate
54.7%
was 57.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in KS
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
509.3
was 504.4
Ranked 7th Highest in KS
Rental Vacancy Rate
26.5%
was 24.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in KS
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.7
Ranked 2nd Highest in KS
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.1%
was 93.6%
Ranked 7th Highest in KS
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
71.8%
Ranked 7th Highest in KS
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.0%
was 97.6%
Ranked 6th Highest in KS

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
77.2%
was 77.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in KS
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
17.8%
was 16.3%
Ranked 7th Highest in KS

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