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  • 23 days ago

    11918 E 57 Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64133
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  • 4 days ago

    4909 Norwood Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64133
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,680
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  • 16 days ago

    3624 NE 54Th Ter, Kansas City, MO 64119
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,665
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  • 4 days ago

    8917 E 74TH ST, RAYTOWN, MO 64133
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,275
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  • 4 days ago

    9402 Palmer Ave, Kansas City, MO 64138
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,580
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  • 6 days ago

    6130 N Eugene Field Rd, Kansas City, MO 64119
    1 Unit available
    • 5 BEDS
    • $1,995
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  • 3 days ago

    10506 Palmer Ave, Kansas City, MO 64134
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,370
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  • 12 days ago

    10903 Bennington Ave, Kansas City, MO 64134
    1 Unit available
    • 4 BEDS
    • $1,395
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  • 1 day ago

    8720 NE 116Th St, Kansas City, MO 64157
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,045
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  • 1 day ago

    5808 - 5968 NE 42Nd Street, Kansas City, MO 64117
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    • 3 BEDS
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    8501 N. Platte Purchase Drive, Kansas City, MO 64155
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  • 36 days ago

    7320 Cedar Ave, Raytown, MO 64133
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    209 NE 40Th Terr #137, Kansas City, MO 64116
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    4804 Jefferson Street, Kansas City, MO 64112
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,250
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  • 11 days ago

    12906 E 54TH ST, KANSAS CITY, MO 64133
    1 Unit available
    • 4 BEDS
    • $1,780
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    7624 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64114
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,500
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  • 8 days ago

    7709 NE 51ST TER, KANSAS CITY, MO 64119
    1 Unit available
    • 4 BEDS
    • $1,845
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  • 1 day ago

    10 NW 72Nd St, Gladstone, MO 64118
    8 Units available
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    • $925
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  • 4 days ago

    12106 E 56TH TER, KANSAS CITY, MO 64133
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,880
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  • 81 days ago

    7207 N Kentucky Ave, Kansas City, MO 64158
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,595
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  • 13 days ago

    8006 NE 50Th St, Kansas City, MO 64119
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,395
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  • 97 days ago

    6471 N Delta Ave, Kansas City, MO 64151
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    • 3 BEDS
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  • 11 days ago

    6712 Vermont Ave., Raytown, MO 64133
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    127 W 10Th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
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    • $930+
    • $940+
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  • 1 day ago

    301 Benton Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64124
    1 Unit available
    • 2 BEDS
    • $900
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    1225 Union, Kansas City, MO 64101
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,450
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  • 17 days ago

    8002 Ditzler Ave, Raytown, MO 64138
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,595
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  • 9 days ago

    11500 E 67Th St, Kansas City, MO 64133
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,585
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    15319 Grand Summit Ext., Grandview, MO 64030
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $765
    • $950
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  • 97 days ago

    8015 Garfield Ave, Kansas City, MO 64132
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    • 3 BEDS
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    9412 E 82ND ST, RAYTOWN, MO 64138
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,675
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  • 5 days ago

    8023 WAYNE Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131
    1 Unit available
    • 4 BEDS
    • $2,495
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    5951 NW 63Rd Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64151
    48 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,153+
    • $1,463+
    • $1,918+
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    3612 Karnes, Kansas City, MO 64111
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    • $1,350
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  • 27 days ago

    10803 Cambridge Ave, Kansas City, MO 64134
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,610
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  • 25 days ago

    8700 E 91St Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64138
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,515
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  • 12 days ago

    2301 NW 87TH ST, KANSAS CITY, MO 64154
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,795
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  • 28 days ago

    10725 MCKINLEY CT, KANSAS CITY, MO 64134
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,810
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  • 20 days ago

    12807 E 53RD ST, KANSAS CITY, MO 64133
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,095
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  • 6 days ago

    7600 Washington St, Kansas City, MO 64114
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,795
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    4326 Roanoke Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64114
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
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    • $1,150
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  • 18 days ago

    15316 White Ave, Grandview, MO 64030
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,395
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  • 97 days ago

    400 W 101St St, Kansas City, MO 64114
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    • 4 BEDS
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  • 7 days ago

    8604 POMONA N AVENUE, KANSAS CITY, MO 64153
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,145
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  • 31 days ago

    8101 N JEFFERSON ST, KANSAS CITY, MO 64118
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    • 3 BEDS
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  • 15 days ago

    901 E 77TH TER, KANSAS CITY, MO 64131
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,630
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    2300 NE 70Th St, Gladstone, MO 64118
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    1600 Grand Ave., Kansas City, MO 64108
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    • $1,095+
    • $1,595+
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  • 9 days ago

    13125 SPRING ST, GRANDVIEW, MO 64030
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,365
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  • 1 day ago

    1407 NW 65Th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64118
    2 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
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    • $995
    • $1,225
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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Kansas City, MO last updated?

Prices and availability in Kansas City, MO were last updated on 4 Jul 2022.

What are the best apartments in Kansas City, MO?

The best apartments in Kansas City, MO are: Indian Creek Apartments, Waldo Heights, The Crossing at Barry Road Apartments, The Haven at Shoal Creek and The Grand.

What is the average rent in Kansas City, MO?

The average rent in Kansas City, MO is $1,140. Start your search for apartments in Kansas City, MO now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Kansas City, MO?

The price range for a studio apartment in Kansas City, MO is between $599 and $6,650. View all studio apartments in Kansas City, MO.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO is between $530 and $3,462. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Kansas City, MO now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO is between $570 and $9,742. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Kansas City, MO is between $570 and $6,706. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Kansas City, MO.

Renter's guide to Kansas City, MO

Looking to move to a big city in the Midwest? Kansas City would be a great choice. It has lots of diversity, from its culture to its people. Even the city's neighborhoods feature a lot of variety.

Some are quiet and perfect for raising a family. There’s a reason Kansas City is in the top ten “best cities for the elderly”!

Other areas are filled with growth and excitement, the perfect place for professionals and young people.

Sitting at 319 square miles, Kansas City is almost twice the size of Wichita. Speaking of, Wichita is 180 miles from Kansas City – that's about a three hour drive.

The weather here is known to be unpredictable. Summer temperatures average 74°F, though highs can get over 90°F. But temps drop to 52°F in fall, and winters are even colder, with average temperatures of 30°F. 

Kansas City, MO Demographics

  • Total Population491,158
  • Female 238,194
    Male 252,964
  • Median Age35.4

Kansas City, MO has a population of 491,158 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 252,964 of Kansas City’s residents are women and 238,194 are men. The median age of those who live in Kansas City, MO is 35.4.

Cost of Living in Kansas City, MO

The cost of living in Kansas City is lower than the national average.

A meal for two at a decent restaurant will cost around $45. Renting here is cheap, but utilities for a 915 square-foot apartment will cost you about $168.

If driving isn't an option, a one-way bus ticket will cost $1.50. And children under 5 ride for free! You can also save a few bucks with the $50 monthly pass.

Average Rent in Kansas City, MO

  • Kansas City, MO Average Rental Price, February 2022 $1,140 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Kansas City, MO is $1,140.

Kansas City, MO Apartment Rent Ranges

About 39% of apartment rents in Kansas City, MO range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 13% of apartments. Around 38% of Kansas City’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 6% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Kansas City, MO Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
Kansas City, MO $973 $980 $1,004 $1,009 $1,015 $1,043 $1,037 $1,061 $1,102 $1,133 $1,140
National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Kansas City, MO is $1,140.

Living in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City can be a nice place to raise a family or enjoy retirement, with plenty of areas that are low on crime but high on amenities. And the city is growing by leaps and bounds, with new businesses and attractions being added daily.

On the other hand, not every area in the city is safe, which can make the renting process more difficult. And the weather can be unpredictable day-to-day. One hour it’s warm and sunny, the other it’s raining and gloomy.

Things to do in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City has plenty to do for families! Take a trip to Swope Park, one of the nation’s biggest. Within this 1800-acre area, you can swim, ride the trails, or just kick back and watch a baseball game. Other attractions worth checking out include the Country Club Plaza, Union Station, and Kauffman Center.

The city also features many family-friendly museums, including the National World War I Museum.

If you're more interested in a night out, you have access to many great restaurants and bars, including Manifesto, Howl At the Moon, and Green Lady Lounge.

There's also a huge sports culture in Kansas City. You can catch a Royals or Chiefs game at Kauffman Stadium or Arrowhead Stadium.

Not into sports? There are plenty of art venues to choose from, including Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

The city also has some great annual festivals, including The Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, which brings top jazz stars from around the country!

Kansas City, MO employment & economy

Kansas City is the among the top beef-producing cities, ranking just behind Chicago. There are also lots of factories and plants in the area, making manufacturing jobs plentiful.

Major products manufactured here include Ford trucks and Chevrolet cars. Other major employers in the city include University of Missouri, YRC Worldwide, and Hallmark Cards.

Kansas City, MO Households

  • Total Number of Households206,295
  • Family 110,723
    Non-family 95,572
  • Children 55,363
    No Children 150,932
  • Average People Per Household2.34
  • Median Household Income$56,179
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,011

According to U.S. Census data, there are 206,295 households in Kansas City, MO. 110,723 are family households and 95,572 are non-family households. There are 55,363 households with children in Kansas City and 150,932 households without children. On average, about 2.34 people live in a household in Kansas City, MO. The median income of a Kansas City household living in Kansas City is $56,179 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,011.

Education in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City is home to the University of Missouri, which serves tens of thousands of students per year. Other private colleges in the area include Park University and Baker University.

The city is split between ten public school districts, the biggest being the Kansas City District. There are plenty of private schools too.

Kansas City, MO Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Kansas City, MO is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 32% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 21% have a Bachelor Degree, and 12% have a Graduate Degree.

Tips for renting in Kansas City, MO

Taking the leap and moving to Kansas City? Great choice! To get you started, here are a couple of tips to keep in mind when renting.

If you plan on staying in a unit long-term, make sure your lease has an auto-renew. This will keep the landlord from moving you out or increasing your rent without notice.

Your landlord can’t take a security deposit that is more than two months rent. And at the end of your lease, your landlord has just 30 days to check for damages and return the rest of the deposit.

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