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Kansas City is Missouri’s largest city, famous for its fountains, and boasts some amazing barbecue. A major revamp of Kansas City’s downtown is making this an even more exciting place to live and work. Spread out among the city are 240 neighborhoods. There are more neighborhoods than fountains – but KC has about 200 of those, with the most impressive at Kauffman Stadium – they’re the largest privately funded fountains in the world. Kansas City had a big role in the development of American jazz and blues music, and is a great place to hear live tunes. City Market is an amazing Farmers Market with vendors from all over the region. Prominent industry includes the U.S. government, which maintains offices here, major corporations, and drug and auto manufacturing.

Kansas City, MO Demographics

  • Total Population481,417
  • Female 233,915
    Male 247,502
  • Median Age35.1

Average Rent in Kansas City, MO

  • Kansas City, MO Average Rental Price, February 2020 $1,012 /mo

Kansas City, MO Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$70016%
  • $701-$1,00046%
  • $1,001-$1,50028%
  • $1,501-$2,0008%
  • > $2,0002%

Kansas City, MO Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Feb / 2020
Kansas City, MO $921 $912 $934 $950 $962 $974 $973 $980 $1,004 $1,009 $1,012
National $1,340 $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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Kansas City, MO Households

  • Total Number of Households200,420
  • Family 108,306
    Non-family 92,114
  • Children 54,927
    No Children 145,493
  • Average People Per Household2.36
  • Median Household Income$52,405
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$957

Kansas City, MO Education Statistics

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

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