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Raymore, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Raymore had a population of 20,837 as of July 1, 2017. Raymore 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 Raymore is located at latitude 38.8033 and longitude -94.4583 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Raymore (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,096 feet.

The City of Raymore (GNIS ID: 2396328) 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.

The City of Raymore is located within Township of Raymore, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cass County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Raymore population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Raymore, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,837
Daytime Population: Workers 4,658
Daytime Population: Residents 10,604
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,262
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 20,625
Population in Familes 17,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 212
Population Density2 1,206
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $76,615
Average Household Income $86,829
Per Capita Income $31,882


Total Housing Units 7,914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,988 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,554 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 371 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $193,935
Average Home Value $213,139


Total Households 7,543
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 5,660
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.13% 0.93%
Households 1.03% 0.91%
Families 0.89% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Raymore, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Raymore 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 37 97th
Population Density # 253 76th
Diversity Index # 147 86th
Median Household Income # 61 94th
Per Capita Income # 111 89th

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