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0.6% growth
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2.03% growth
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2.9% growth
Median Property Value
0.81% growth

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The economy of Kansas City, KS employs 66,687 people. The economy of Kansas City, KS is specialized in Admin., Support, Waste Management Services; Construction; and Transportation & Warehousing, which employ respectively 1.7; 1.6; and 1.39 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Kansas City, KS are Healthcare & Social Assistance (8,468), Manufacturing (7,945), and Retail trade (7,285), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($55,855), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($51,184), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($38,648).

Median household income in Kansas City, KS is $39,536. Males in Kansas City, KS have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $34,933. The income inequality of Kansas City, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.398 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Kansas City, KS. In Wyandotte County, KS the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 43 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,821. Wyandotte County, KS has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Kansas.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Kansas City, KS is from the county of Wyandotte County, KS.

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Kansas City, KS is home to a population of 149,755 people, from which 86.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Kansas City, KS is composed of 58,329 White residents (38.9%), 43,727 Hispanic residents (29.2%), 36,733 Black residents (24.5%), 5,751 Asian residents (3.84%), and 4,016 Two+ residents (2.68%). The most common foreign languages in Kansas City, KS are Spanish (30,607 speakers), Other Asian (1,231 speakers), and Hmong (945 speakers), but compared to other places, Kansas City, KS has a relative high number of Hmong (945 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (352 speakers), and Laotian (191 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Kansas City, KS awarded 1,403 degrees. The student population of Kansas City, KS is skewed towards females, with 552 male students and 851 female students. Most students in Kansas City, KS are White (736 and 52.5%), followed by Black or African American (288 and 20.5%), Hispanic or Latino (216 and 15.4%), and Two or more races (39 and 2.78%). The largest universities in Kansas City, KS by number of graduates are Kansas City Kansas Community College (1,326 and 94.5%), Donnelly College (77 and 5.49%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Kansas City, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (348 and 24.8%), Registered Nursing (119 and 8.48%), and Physical Therapy Technician (32 and 2.28%). The median tuition costs in Kansas City, KS are N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,875 and $7,875 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kansas City, KS is $87,500, which is 0.43 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $86,800 to $87,500, a 0.81% increase. The homeownership rate of Kansas City, KS is 56.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Kansas City, KS have an average commute time of 20.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kansas City, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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