Kansas City, Missouri

Population 464,346

Kansas City is located in Jackson County, MO. The population is 464,346, making Kansas City the largest city in Jackson County and the largest city in the state of Missouri.

There are 159 public schools in Kansas City with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Kansas City is very low , and there are 2,126 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Kansas City is low 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 North Kansas City, Avondale and Randolph.

Kansas City Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 10%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 54.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 35.2%

Crime Rate

52.94% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 766
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 291
  • Burglary: 619
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

60.96% Higher than national avg.
  • 2,126 offenders in Kansas City
  • 45.78 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,919 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 302
  • Registered Polluters: 97
  • Superfunds: 148
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,372

Unemployment

Low 4.8%
  • Missouri unemployment average: 3.9%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

159 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 159 K-12 public schools in Kansas City, MO and 46 private schools. Homefacts rates Kansas City's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

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Crime view details

2,126 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
$180,000 compared to December 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    13.2%
  • Rented
    40.8%
  • Owned
    46%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2,734 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Kansas City, MO issued 2,734 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,734 permits, 656 were issued for single family homes and 2,078 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Kansas City, MO issued 1,530 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,530 permits, 703 were issued for single family homes and 827 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Environmental Hazards

1919 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1511/1546)
    Kansas City, MO has 97.74% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Kansas City, MO is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.48 Average
    Kansas City, MO 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, MO

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Kansas City, MO: $51,235

Unemployment

Unemployment in Kansas City is 4.8%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 3.9% and 6.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 37.56%
White Collar - 62.44%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Nixon
  • Sen. Roy Blunt
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill

City Representatives

  • Vicky Hartzler
  • Emanuel Cleaver
  • Sam Graves

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

152 FCC Towers view all