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    3407 NW 85Th Ct, Kansas City, MO 64154
    $1,695
    • 3 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    4708 NW 82Nd Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64151
    $1,945
    • 4 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    10002 Drury Ave, Kansas City, MO 64137
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    12420 E 56Th St, Kansas City, MO 64133
    $1,895
    • 4 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    4000 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
    $950 - $1,350
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    11317 Donnelly Street, Kansas City, MO 64134
    $850
    • 3 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    Locust Court, Kansas City, MO 64155
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    11421 Palmer Ave, Kansas City, MO 64134
    $1,045
    • 4 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    6828 Winchester Ave, Kansas City, MO 64133
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    3401 NW 84Th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64154
    $1,745
    • 3 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    9211 NE 116Th Pl, Kansas City, MO 64157
    $1,745
    • 3 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    7708 E 110Th St, Kansas City, MO 64134
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    4821 Roanoke Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112
    $1,000 - $1,495
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    5047 Wyandotte, Kansas City, MO 64112
    $750 - $800
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    7713 E 51St St, Kansas City, MO 64129
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    4231 WALNUT ST, KANSAS CITY, MO 64111
    $365
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    8552 N Robinhood Ave, Kansas City, MO 64154
    $1,945
    • 4 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    12504 Manchester Ave, Grandview, MO 64030
    $1,345
    • 3 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    1600 Grand Ave., Kansas City, MO 64108
    $930 - $1,600
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    11409 Oakland Ave, Kansas City, MO 64134
    $995
    • 4 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    6005 E 137Th St, Grandview, MO 64030
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    7600 E 112Th St, Kansas City, MO 64134
    $895
    • 3 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    11414 Richmond Ave, Kansas City, MO 64134
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    6804 E 140Th Pl, Grandview, MO 64030
    $1,595
    • 3 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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    8900 Richards Dr, Kansas City, MO 64133
    $895
    • 2 Beds
    Last updated 17 Nov 2019
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Renter's Guide to Kansas City

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 Population476,974
  • Female 232,170
    Male 244,804
  • Median Age35.2

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, September 2019 $1,004 /mo

Kansas City, MO Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$70017%
  • $701-$1,00045%
  • $1,001-$1,50027%
  • $1,501-$2,0008%
  • > $2,0002%

Kansas City, MO Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2016 Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Sep / 2019
Kansas City, MO $875 $889 $912 $934 $950 $962 $974 $973 $980 $1,004
National $1,342 $1,350 $1,346 $1,378 $1,380 $1,383 $1,418 $1,427 $1,431 $1,466
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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

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!

Employment and 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 Households198,935
  • Family 107,920
    Non-family 91,015
  • Children 55,214
    No Children 143,721
  • Average People Per Household2.35
  • Median Household Income$50,136
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$917

Education in Kansas City

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

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School33%
  • Some College26%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree20%
  • Graduate Degree11%

Tips for Renting in Kansas City

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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