Kansas City PUMA, KS

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
165,447
0.355% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
33.9
0.593% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
18.5%
3.64% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$48,093
2.59% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$107,000
6.68% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
74,283
1.08% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Kansas City PUMA, KS had a population of 165k people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $48,093. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Kansas City PUMA, KS grew from 164,861 to 165,447, a 0.355% increase and its median household income grew from $46,881 to $48,093, a 2.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kansas City PUMA, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21%), White (Hispanic) (15.7%), Other (Hispanic) (10.1%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.81%).

27.5% of the households in Kansas City PUMA, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

87.2% of the residents in Kansas City PUMA, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS are Kansas City Kansas Community College (1,135 degrees awarded in 2020) and Donnelly College (85 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Kansas City PUMA, KS was $107,000, and the homeownership rate was 58.9%. Most people in Kansas City PUMA, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Kansas City PUMA, KS was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Kansas City PUMA, KS is home to a population of 165k people, from which 87.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 16.5% of Kansas City PUMA, KS residents were born outside of the country (27.3k people).

In 2020, there were 1.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.3k people) in Kansas City PUMA, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 25.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Kansas City PUMA, KS are Spanish (33,362 households), Other Languages of Asia (2,558 households), and Hmong (1,133 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kansas City PUMA, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    66.3k ± 535
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    34.7k ± 758
  3. White (Hispanic)
    25.9k ± 1.42k
29.2%
Hispanic Population
48.3k people

In 2020, there were 1.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.3k people) in Kansas City PUMA, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 25.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.2% of the people in Kansas City PUMA, KS are hispanic (48.3k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    33,362 households (21.9%)
  2. Other Languages of Asia
    2,558 households (1.68%)
  3. Hmong
    1,133 households (0.744%)

27.5% of the households in Kansas City PUMA, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Kansas City PUMA, KS was Spanish. 21.9% of the households in Kansas City PUMA, KS reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

16.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
27.3k people
16.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
27.7k people

As of 2020, 16.5% of Kansas City PUMA, KS residents (27.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kansas City PUMA, KS was 16.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in Kansas City PUMA, KS was 33.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Kansas City PUMA, KS are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Kansas City PUMA, KS residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    14,264 ± 2,803 people
  2. Honduras
    2,026 ± 1,098 people
  3. Myanmar
    1,682 ± 1,002 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas City PUMA, KS was Mexico, the natal country of 14,264 Kansas City PUMA, KS residents, followed by Honduras with 2,026 and Myanmar with 1,682.

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Citizenship

87.2%
2020 Citizenship
86.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 87.2% of Kansas City PUMA, KS residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Kansas City PUMA, KS was 86.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,917 ± 313
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,570 ± 307
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    876 ± 172

Kansas City PUMA, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Kansas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kansas.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Kansas City PUMA, KS is $48,093. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Kansas City PUMA, KS was Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS with a value of $115,815, followed by Olathe, Gardner, Spring Hill & Edgerton Cities PUMA, KS and Shawnee, Lenexa & De Soto Cities PUMA, KS, with respective values of $92,093 and $90,916.

Males in Kansas City PUMA, KS have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,237. The income inequality in Kansas City PUMA, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.388, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Kansas City PUMA, KS employs 74.3k people. The largest industries in Kansas City PUMA, KS are Construction (6,837 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,471 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,418 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous wood products ($91,797), Management of companies & enterprises ($89,470), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($85,776).

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,093
2020 value
± $1,290
2.59%
1 Year Growth
± 3.28%

Households in Kansas City PUMA, KS have a median annual income of $48,093, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,881 in 2019, which represents a 2.59% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$48,322
Average Male Salary in Kansas City PUMA, KS
± $4,981
$39,237
Average Female Salary in Kansas City PUMA, KS
± $4,062

In 2020, full-time male employees in Kansas City PUMA, KS made 1.23 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kansas City PUMA, KS by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Kansas City PUMA, KS
  1. American Indian
    $44,401 ± $23,489
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $42,958 ± $54,698
  3. White
    $42,093 ± $4,239

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas City PUMA, KS workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kansas City PUMA, KS.

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Wage Distribution

0.388
2020 Wage GINI in Kansas City PUMA, KS
0.393
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas City PUMA, KS

In 2020, the income inequality in Kansas City PUMA, KS was 0.388 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.38% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kansas City PUMA, KS was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas City PUMA, KS in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kansas City PUMA, KS was Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS with a value of $115,815, followed by Olathe, Gardner, Spring Hill & Edgerton Cities PUMA, KS and Shawnee, Lenexa & De Soto Cities PUMA, KS, with respective values of $92,093 and $90,916.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Kansas City PUMA, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kansas City PUMA, KS (30.2k out of 164k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    12,155 ± 728
  2. Black
    9,435 ± 720
  3. Hispanic
    9,389 ± 728

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kansas City PUMA, KS is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

74.3k
2020 Value
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 1.08%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kansas City PUMA, KS grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 73.5k employees to 74.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kansas City PUMA, KS, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (3,038 people), Cashiers (2,328 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,091 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kansas City PUMA, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kansas City PUMA, KS, by number of employees, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (3,038 people), Cashiers (2,328 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,091 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kansas City PUMA, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Roofers (6.83 times higher than expected), Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders (5.63 times), and Industrial truck & tractor operators (3.87 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kansas City PUMA, KS, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($137,200), Computer & information systems managers ($124,932), and Project management specialists ($108,459).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

74.3k
2020 Value
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 1.08%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kansas City PUMA, KS grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 73.5k employees to 74.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kansas City PUMA, KS, are Construction (6,837 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,471 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,418 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kansas City PUMA, KS, though some of these residents may live in Kansas City PUMA, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Kansas City PUMA, KS, by number of employees, are Construction (6,837 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,471 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,418 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kansas City PUMA, KS has an unusually high number of Animal food, grain & oilseed milling (6.46 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing (6.27 times), and Bakeries & tortilla manufacturing, except retail bakeries (4.84 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kansas City PUMA, KS, by average salary, are Miscellaneous wood products ($91,797), Management of companies & enterprises ($89,470), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($85,776).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $20.2B
  2. $16.7B
  3. $13.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $20.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($16.7B) and Live animals/fish ($13.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$229B
2020 Value in Kansas
$406B
Projected 2050 Value in Kansas
76.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $229B. This is expected to increase 76.8% to $406B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $20.1B
  2. $14.7B
  3. $14.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $20.1B, followed by Nebraska with $14.7B and Texas and $14.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kansas went to Donald J. Trump with 56.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.23%). The most partisan county was Wallace County, KS with 93.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Kansas
56.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kansas
  1. 93.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 88.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kansas was Wallace County, KS with 93.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Kansas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS awarded 1,220 degrees. The student population of Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS is skewed towards women, with 2,224 male students and 3,260 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS are White (522 and 44.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (264 and 22.5%), Black or African American (230 and 19.6%), and Two or More Races (66 and 5.63%).

The largest universities in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS by number of degrees awarded are Kansas City Kansas Community College (1,135 and 93%) and Donnelly College (85 and 6.97%).

The most popular majors in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (280 and 23%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (224 and 18.4%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (101 and 8.28%).

The median tuition cost in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS for private four year colleges is $8,580.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 280 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 74 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 24 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 280 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,135 degrees awarded
  2. 85 degrees awarded
$8,580
Median Private

In 2020, the Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kansas City Kansas Community College with 1,135 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

449
Degrees Awarded to Men
771
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 449 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS, which is 0.582 times less than the 771 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    522 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    264 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    230 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS was White students. These 522 degrees mean that there were 1.98 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 264 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kansas City PUMA, KS was $107,000 in 2020, which is 0.466 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $100,300 to $107,000, a 6.68% increase. The homeownership rate in Kansas City PUMA, KS is 58.9%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Kansas City PUMA, KS have an average commute time of 21.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kansas City PUMA, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$107,000
2020 Median
± $3,629
$100,300
2019 Median
± $2,490

In 2020, the median property value in Kansas City PUMA, KS grew to to $107,000 from the previous year's value of $100,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kansas City PUMA, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kansas City PUMA, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$48,093
Median Household Income
± $1,290
60.4k
Number of Households
± 1,722

In 2020, the median household income of the 60.4k households in Kansas City PUMA, KS grew to $48,093 from the previous year's value of $46,881.

The following chart displays the households in Kansas City PUMA, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Kansas City PUMA, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kansas City PUMA, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

58.9%
2020 Homeownership
57.4%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 58.9% of the housing units in Kansas City PUMA, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 57.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Kansas City PUMA, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kansas City PUMA, KS have a shorter commute time (21.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.924% of the workforce in Kansas City PUMA, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.6%)
  2. Carpooled (13.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.84%)

In 2020, 79.6% of workers in Kansas City PUMA, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.5%) and those who worked at home (3.84%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kansas City PUMA, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kansas City PUMA, KS have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

82.9% of the population of Kansas City PUMA, KS has health coverage, with 41.6% on employee plans, 22.1% on Medicaid, 9.4% on Medicare, 8.25% on non-group plans, and 1.47% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kansas was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Kansas see 1278 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1295 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1661 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 489 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Elk County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.5%). Additionally, Osage County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,278 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kansas

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,278 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1,295 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kansas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Kansas.
$7,651
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kansas
$4,855
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,736
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,126
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

17.1%
Uninsured
41.6%
Employer Coverage
22.1%
Medicaid
9.4%
Medicare
8.25%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kansas City PUMA, KS declined by 4.94% from 18% to 17.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kansas City PUMA, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.5% prevalence
  2. 20.7% prevalence
  3. 19% prevalence

Elk County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 22.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

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