Kansas City, MO

481,360 Population
315 square miles 1,528.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
7.9%
was 7.7%
Ranked 1st Highest in MO
Population Density
1,528.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
47.3%
was 46.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.0%
was 8.4%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Percent Under 18
23.3%
was 23.0%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Percent 65 and Over
12.4%
was 12.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in MO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.9
was 5.5
Ranked 12th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
16.4%
was 18.9%
Ranked 5th Lowest in MO
Median Household Income
$47,489
was $45,551
Ranked 4th Highest in MO
Gini Income Distribution
 
47
46.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
23
was 21.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,417.3
was 1,259.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,441.3
was 5,294.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
228,329
was 225,620
Ranked 1st Highest in MO
Median Rent
$857
was $785
Ranked 4th Highest in MO
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
198,202
was 193,340
 
Homeownership Rate
53.0%
was 55.2%
Ranked 6th Highest in MO
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
724.9
was 716.4
Ranked 7th Highest in MO
Rental Vacancy Rate
24.4%
was 27.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in MO
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
Ranked 5th Highest in MO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.7%
was 93.0%
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.0%
Ranked 8th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.4%
Ranked 4th Highest in MO

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.0%
was 88.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in MO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
35.2%
was 31.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in MO

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