Raytown, MO

29,366 Population
9.9 square miles 2,957.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
2,957.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
56.4%
was 58.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.4%
was 2.2%
 
Percent Under 18
24.6%
was 24.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.0%
was 15.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5
was 6.5
Ranked 18th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
15.5%
was 13.9%
 
Median Household Income
$48,565
was $49,139
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.2
37.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6.8
was 3.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
414.1
was 383.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,347.5
was 4,413.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,642
was 12,394
 
Median Rent
$894
was $913
 
Total Building Permits
4
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
11,630
was 11,405
 
Homeownership Rate
66.0%
was 68.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
2
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,273.3
was 1,248.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.4%
was 21.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.3
was 0.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
89.5%
was 87.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
80.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 99.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.2%
was 91.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
21.2%
was 23.3%
 

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