Statewide Claims to Fame

Kansas City is 1st in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Kansas City is 2nd in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Size in square miles

Kansas City is 3rd in Kansas out of 50 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Kansas City is 3rd in Kansas out of 60 other cities in Current population (2012)

Kansas City is 3rd in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Housing units

Kansas City is 4th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Households

Kansas City is 5th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Foreign born residents

Kansas City is 5th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Income below poverty line

Kansas City is 5th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Kansas City is 6th in Kansas out of 55 other cities in Retail sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Kansas City Rank Kansas US
Current population (2012) 147,268 3rd 2,885,905 313,914,040
Size in square miles 124.8 2nd 81,758.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,168.1 49th 34.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Kansas City Rank Kansas US
Residents younger than 5 8.8% 13th 7.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.4% 18th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.5% 43rd 13.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Kansas City Rank Kansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 77.8% 58th 89.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 14.5% 58th 29.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Kansas City Rank Kansas US
Race - White 52.2% 61st 87.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 26.8% 1st 6.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 33rd 1.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.7% 16th 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 21st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.8% 12th 2.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 27.8% 5th 11.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 40.2% 59th 77.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Kansas City Rank Kansas US
Female residents 50.6% 42nd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 15.0% 5th 6.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Kansas City Rank Kansas US
Housing units 61,969 3rd 1,237,651 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.3% 22nd 17.6% 25.9%
Households 52,823 4th 1,104,479 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 62.1% 47th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $93,300 39th $125,500 $186,200
People per household 2.7 14th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Kansas City Rank Kansas US
Income per capita $18,755 52nd $26,545 $27,915
Income per household $38,564 49th $50,594 $52,762
Income below poverty line 23.0% 5th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Kansas City Rank Kansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 7,554 6th 237,040 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,556,258 6th $34,538,332 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $10,983 42nd $12,444 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $220,683 3rd $4,192,347 $613,795,732

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