Kansas City PUMA, KS

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
164,861
0.314% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
33.7
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
19.2%
4.48% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$46,881
4.47% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$100,300
4.92% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
73,490
1.71% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Kansas City PUMA, KS had a population of 165k people with a median age of 33.7 and a median household income of $46,881. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Kansas City PUMA, KS grew from 164,345 to 164,861, a 0.314% increase and its median household income grew from $44,873 to $46,881, a 4.47% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kansas City PUMA, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.7%), White (Hispanic) (17.9%), Other (Hispanic) (8.89%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.55%). 28.1% of the households in Kansas City PUMA, KS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 86.7% 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 (1,290 degrees awarded in 2019) and Donnelly College (106 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Kansas City PUMA, KS was $100,300, and the homeownership rate was 57.4%. Most people in Kansas City PUMA, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Kansas City PUMA, KS was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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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.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Kansas City PUMA, KS is home to a population of 165k people, from which 86.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 52.7% of Kansas City PUMA, KS residents were born outside of the country (86.9k people).

In 2019, there were 1.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.4k people) in Kansas City PUMA, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 29.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Kansas City PUMA, KS are Spanish (33,953 speakers), Other Languages of Asia (2,356 speakers), and Hmong (1,334 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kansas City PUMA, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    67.4k ± 223
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    35.8k ± 554
  3. White (Hispanic)
    29.6k ± 1.47k
28.9%
Hispanic Population
47.6k people

In 2019, there were 1.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.4k people) in Kansas City PUMA, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 29.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

28.9% of the people in Kansas City PUMA, KS are hispanic (47.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kansas City PUMA, KS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    33,953 speakers (22.4%)
  2. Other Languages of Asia
    2,356 speakers (1.55%)
  3. Hmong
    1,334 speakers (0.88%)

28.1% of Kansas City PUMA, KS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Kansas City PUMA, KS was Spanish. 22.4% of the overall population of Kansas City PUMA, KS are native Spanish speakers. 1.55% speak Other Languages of Asia and 0.88% speak Hmong, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

52.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
86.9k people
16.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
27.1k people

As of 2019, 52.7% of Kansas City PUMA, KS residents (86.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kansas City PUMA, KS was 16.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Kansas City PUMA, KS was 33.7. 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 staying the same age. In 2018, the average age of all Kansas City PUMA, KS residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    13,970 ± 2,776 people
  2. Honduras
    2,519 ± 1,223 people
  3. Guatemala
    1,750 ± 1,022 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas City PUMA, KS was Mexico, the natal country of 13,970 Kansas City PUMA, KS residents, followed by Honduras with 2,519 and Guatemala with 1,750.

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Citizenship

86.7%
2019 Citizenship
87.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 86.7% of Kansas City PUMA, KS residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Kansas City PUMA, KS was 87.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,812 ± 251
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,350 ± 243
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,088 ± 220

Kansas City PUMA, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Kansas City PUMA, KS is $46,881. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Kansas City PUMA, KS was Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS with a value of $120,141, followed by Olathe, Gardner, Spring Hill & Edgerton Cities PUMA, KS and Shawnee, Lenexa & De Soto Cities PUMA, KS, with respective values of $90,112 and $88,332.

Males in Kansas City PUMA, KS have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,823. The income inequality in Kansas City PUMA, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.393, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Kansas City PUMA, KS employs 73.5k people. The largest industries in Kansas City PUMA, KS are Construction (6,588 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,827 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,347 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of companies & enterprises ($96,051), Miscellaneous wood products ($88,685), and Computer Systems Design ($81,090).

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,881
2019 value
± $952
4.47%
1 Year Growth
± 2.79%

Households in Kansas City PUMA, KS have a median annual income of $46,881, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,873 in 2018, which represents a 4.47% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$47,524
Average Male Salary in Kansas City PUMA, KS
± $4,855
$38,823
Average Female Salary in Kansas City PUMA, KS
± $4,085

In 2019, full-time male employees in Kansas City PUMA, KS made 1.22 times more than female 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. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $42,216 ± $56,268
  2. American Indian
    $41,876 ± $28,648
  3. White
    $41,121 ± $4,083

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas City PUMA, KS workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kansas City PUMA, KS.

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Wage Distribution

0.393
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas City PUMA, KS
0.389
2018 Wage GINI in Kansas City PUMA, KS

In 2019, the income inequality in Kansas City PUMA, KS was 0.393 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.922% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kansas City PUMA, KS was Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS with a value of $120,141, followed by Olathe, Gardner, Spring Hill & Edgerton Cities PUMA, KS and Shawnee, Lenexa & De Soto Cities PUMA, KS, with respective values of $90,112 and $88,332.

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 Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kansas City PUMA, KS (31.3k out of 163k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

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
    14,120 ± 804
  2. Black
    9,788 ± 639
  3. Hispanic
    9,354 ± 594

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

73.5k
2019 Value
1.71%
1 Year growth
± 1.71%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Kansas City PUMA, KS grew at a rate of 1.71%, from 72.3k employees to 73.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kansas City PUMA, KS, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,602 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,075 people), and Cashiers (1,974 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 (2,602 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,075 people), and Cashiers (1,974 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kansas City PUMA, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Court, municipal, & license clerks (5.44 times higher than expected), Industrial truck & tractor operators (4.41 times), and Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping (4.21 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 ($140,667), Computer & information systems managers ($121,212), and Project management specialists ($113,232).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

73.5k
2019 Value
1.71%
1 Year growth
± 1.71%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Kansas City PUMA, KS grew at a rate of 1.71%, from 72.3k employees to 73.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kansas City PUMA, KS, are Construction (6,588 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,827 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,347 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 (6,588 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,827 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,347 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Kansas City PUMA, KS has an unusually high number of Miscellaneous nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing (5.63 times higher than expected), Bakeries & tortilla manufacturing, except retail bakeries (5.19 times), and Warehousing & storage (3.73 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kansas City PUMA, KS, by average salary, are Management of companies & enterprises ($96,051), Miscellaneous wood products ($88,685), and Computer Systems Design ($81,090).

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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. $30.4B
  2. $30B
  3. $20.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $30.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($30B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($20.2B).

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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$263B
2018 Value in Kansas
$404B
Projected 2045 Value in Kansas
53.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Kansas trade was $263B. This is expected to increase 53.5% to $404B by 2045.

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. $25.9B
  2. $23.5B
  3. $17.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $23.5B and Nebraska and $17.9B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Kansas went to Donald J. Trump with 56.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (36.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.68%). The most partisan county was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Kansas
56.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kansas
  1. 90.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 87.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kansas was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% 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 2019, universities in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS awarded 1,396 degrees. The student population of Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS is skewed towards women, with 2,524 male students and 3,777 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS are White (656 and 48.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (272 and 20%), Black or African American (259 and 19.1%), and Two or More Races (68 and 5%).

The largest universities in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS by number of degrees awarded are Kansas City Kansas Community College (1,290 and 92.4%) and Donnelly College (106 and 7.59%).

The most popular majors in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (331 and 23.7%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (248 and 17.8%), and Registered Nursing (111 and 7.95%).

The median tuition costs in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS are $7,502 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 331 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 111 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 34 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 331 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. 1,290 degrees awarded
  2. 106 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$7,502
Median Private

In 2019, the Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kansas City Kansas Community College with 1,290 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

540
Degrees Awarded to Men
856
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 540 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS, which is 0.631 times less than the 856 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender 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
    656 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    272 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    259 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Wyandotte County--Kansas City PUMA, KS was White students. These 656 degrees mean that there were 2.41 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 272 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kansas City PUMA, KS was $100,300 in 2019, which is 0.417 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $95,600 to $100,300, a 4.92% increase. The homeownership rate in Kansas City PUMA, KS is 57.4%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Kansas City PUMA, KS have an average commute time of 20.7 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

$100,300
2019 Median
± $2,490
$95,600
2018 Median
± $2,069

In 2019, the median property value in Kansas City PUMA, KS grew to to $100,300 from the previous year's value of $95,600.

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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$46,881
Median Household Income
± $952
60.1k
Number of Households
± 1,455

In 2019, the median household income of the 60.1k households in Kansas City PUMA, KS grew to $46,881 from the previous year's value of $44,873.

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

57.4%
2019 Homeownership
57.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 57.4% of the housing units in Kansas City PUMA, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 57.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Kansas City PUMA, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kansas City PUMA, KS have a shorter commute time (20.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0.667% 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 2019
  1. Drove Alone (81.8%)
  2. Carpooled (12.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.48%)

In 2019, 81.8% of workers in Kansas City PUMA, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.9%) and those who worked at home (2.48%).

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 3 cars.

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Health

82% of the population of Kansas City PUMA, KS has health coverage, with 39.8% on employee plans, 23.2% on Medicaid, 9.3% on Medicare, 8.38% on non-group plans, and 1.29% 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

18%
Uninsured
39.8%
Employer Coverage
23.2%
Medicaid
9.3%
Medicare
8.38%
Non-Group
1.29%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kansas City PUMA, KS declined by 2.65% from 18.5% to 18%.

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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