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Raymore, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Raymore had a population of 22,257 as of July 1, 2019. 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 38.802 and longitude -94.4527 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Raymore 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.


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Raymore, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Raymore, MO Housing Affordability Index is 175
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Raymore, MO Wealth Index is 107
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 22,257 (100%)
Population in Households 22,045 (99.0%)
Population in Families 19,159 (86.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 212 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 1,286
Diversity Index2 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,572
Average Household Income $96,128
Per Capita Income $35,075
Wealth Index4 107

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,985 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,071 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 458 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $212,590
Housing Affordability Index3 175
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,055
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 6,032
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.6% 1.33%
Households 1.52% 1.33%
Families 1.39% 1.24%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Raymore, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Raymore to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 32 97th
Population Density # 217 79th
Diversity Index # 142 86th
Median Household Income # 64 94th
Per Capita Income # 103 90th

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