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Frequently Asked Questions
When were prices and availability in Kansas City, KS last updated?
Prices and availability in Kansas City, KS were last updated on 26 May 2022.
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What is the average rent in Kansas City, KS?
The average rent in Kansas City, KS is $929. Start your search for apartments in Kansas City, KS now.
What is the price range for a studio apartment in Kansas City, KS?
The price range for a studio apartment in Kansas City, KS is between $645 and $877. View all studio apartments in Kansas City, KS.
What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, KS?
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, KS is between $650 and $2,025. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Kansas City, KS now.
What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, KS?
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, KS is between $645 and $2,790. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, KS.
What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, KS?
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, KS is between $740 and $2,965. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Kansas City, KS.
Living in Kansas City, KS
Kansas City, KS is often confused with the neighboring city in Missouri that shares its name, and they share many of the same characteristics. This town is located at the confluence of the Kansas River and the Missouri River and has a mix of urban and suburban neighborhoods. It is best known as the home of the Kansas Speedway, which hosts NASCAR races. The Kansas City metropolitan area has grown significantly since the early 2000s, attracting a wide range of young professionals with its urban redevelopment initiatives. A thriving job market provides plenty of opportunities for professionals looking to rent here. Kansas City also has plenty of beautiful places to spend time outside, most notably Wyandotte County Lake Park. This park has boating, hiking, and horseback riding and is a popular respite from the more urban areas of the city.
Kansas City, KS Demographics
- Total Population152,522
Female 75,946Male 76,576
- Median Age33.5
Kansas City, KS has a population of 152,522 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 76,576 of Kansas City’s residents are women and 75,946 are men. The median age of those who live in Kansas City, KS is 33.5.
Average Rent in Kansas City, KS
- Kansas City, KS Average Rental Price, February 2022 $929 /mo
The average monthly rent of apartments in Kansas City, KS is $929.
Kansas City, KS Apartment Rent Ranges
About 21% of apartment rents in Kansas City, KS range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 3% of apartments. Around 60% of Kansas City’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 14% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.
Kansas City, KS Rent Trends
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Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Kansas City, KS is $929.
Shopping in Kansas City, KS
There are several small shopping plazas scattered throughout Kansas City. The commercial center closest to downtown is located on State Avenue and features an Aldi grocery store as well as discount clothing stores. Renters only have access to only a few grocery stores in the downtown Kansas City area. There is also an outlet mall located near the Kansas Speedway, which has an excellent selection of clothing stores as well as department stores and restaurants. Many renters also opt to go into Missouri to do their shopping for even more selection.
Transportation in Kansas City, KS
The fastest way for renters to get around Kansas City is via car. Several major highways converge in Kansas City, which makes it easy to get around. Many neighborhoods in western Kansas City are not walkable or bikeable. Most rental properties in Kansas City offer parking to accommodate renters who drive. RideKC offers bus service in some parts of Kansas City, but service is not comprehensive. However, these buses do make it easier to get into downtown Kansas City, MO without a car. Once in Missouri, riders can connect to a much larger network of buses and the Kansas City streetcar. This includes buses to the Kansas City International Airport, which is located only 15 miles north. Kansas City, MO also has an Amtrak stop, which provides regional train service to many other major cities throughout the country. In addition, car rental and on-demand ridesharing services are available in the area.
Kansas City, KS Households
- Total Number of Households55,690
Family 35,151Non-family 20,539
Children 19,182No Children 36,508
- Average People Per Household2.72
- Median Household Income$45,665
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$891
According to U.S. Census data, there are 55,690 households in Kansas City, KS. 35,151 are family households and 20,539 are non-family households. There are 19,182 households with children in Kansas City and 36,508 households without children. On average, about 2.72 people live in a household in Kansas City, KS. The median income of a Kansas City household living in Kansas City is $45,665 per year. The median housing costs per month are $891.
Kansas City, KS Education Statistics
The level of education of the population of Kansas City, KS is as follows: 9% have no high school education, 44% completed some high school, 24% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 11% have a Bachelor Degree, and 5% have a Graduate Degree.
Renting in Kansas City, KS
Renting in Kansas City offers a lot of the same benefits as renting across the state border in Missouri, but at a more affordable price point. There are a wide range of rental properties here, whether you’re looking for a small apartment or need more space to spread out. Downtown Kansas City, which is the most walkable area in the city, offers a mix of mid-rise apartment buildings and single-family homes. The neighborhoods west of downtown, such as Victory Hills and Bethel Welborn, tend to be much more spread out. These neighborhoods feature larger rental homes as well as upscale apartment communities. There are also some senior living communities located in this area.
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