The City of Kansas City is the largest city in Missouri with a population of 488,023 as of July 1, 2017. Kansas City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Kansas City is located at latitude 39.1251 and longitude -94.551 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kansas City (see map below) encompass a land area of 314.95 sq. miles and a water area of 4.08 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 899 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Kansas City are located in Jackson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Clay County, Platte County, and Cass County.
The City of Kansas City (GNIS ID: 2395492) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kansas City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Kansas City: City of Kansas, Greenwood, Maple Gardens, Milton, Moscow, Town of Kansas, Westport, Winnetonka, Winnwood.
|Daytime Population: Workers||333,769|
|Daytime Population: Residents||244,120|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||577,889|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.18|
|Population in Households||479,570|
|Population in Familes||351,674|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||8,453|
|Median Household Income||$49,515|
|Average Household Income||$69,456|
|Per Capita Income||$29,322|
|Total Housing Units||234,403 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||109,330 (46.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||94,502 (40.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||30,572 (13.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$148,306|
|Average Home Value||$183,823|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.31%|
|Per Capita Income||2.85%|
The table below compares Kansas City to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 1||100th|
|Population Density||# 153||85th|
|Diversity Index||# 13||99th|
|Median Household Income||# 364||65th|
|Per Capita Income||# 164||84th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.