Kansas City, Kansas

Population 145,410

Kansas City is located in Wyandotte County, KS. The population is 145,410, making Kansas City the largest city in Wyandotte County and the 3rd largest city in the state of Kansas.

There are 61 public schools in Kansas City with an average Homefacts rating of D. The total crime rate for Kansas City is low , and there are 827 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Kansas City is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Kansas City property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Kansas City include Edwardsville, Sioux Township and Lake Quivira.

Kansas City Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 22.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.8%

Crime Rate

7.67% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 266
  • Violent Crimes: 289
  • Robbery: 22
  • Burglary: 577
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

68.42% Higher than national avg.
  • 827 offenders in Kansas City
  • 56.87 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

919 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 84
  • Registered Polluters: 58
  • Superfunds: 96
  • Tanks & Spills: 681

Unemployment

Very High 10.6%
  • Kansas unemployment average: 7.1%
  • National unemployment average: 8.4%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

61 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 61 K-12 public schools in Kansas City, KS and 10 private schools. Homefacts rates Kansas City's schools as Below Average, with an overall D rating.

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Crime view details

827 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$155,000 compared to August 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    14%
  • Rented
    39%
  • Owned
    47%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

481 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Kansas City, KS issued 481 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 481 permits, 169 were issued for single family homes and 312 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Kansas City, KS issued 451 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 451 permits, 145 were issued for single family homes and 306 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $592
  • 1 Bedroom: $742
  • 2 Bedrooms: $909
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,239
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,408

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Environmental Hazards

919 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (266/270)
    Kansas City, KS has 98.52% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Kansas City, KS is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.47 Average
    Kansas City, KS is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.73°
  • February 34.47°
  • March 47.25°
  • April 56.78°
  • May 66.38°
  • June 76.93°
  • July 81.68°
  • August 78.7°
  • September 69.5°
  • October 58.05°
  • November 47.8°
  • December 34.15°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Kansas City, KS

Earthquakes
Kansas City, KS has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Kansas City, KS has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Kansas City, KS has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Kansas City, KS has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Kansas City, KS: $42,141

Unemployment

Unemployment in Kansas City is 10.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 7.1% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 51.74%
White Collar - 48.26%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Sam Brownback
  • Sen. Jerry Moran
  • Sen. Pat Roberts

City Representatives

  • Kevin Yoder

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

46 FCC Towers view all

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