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Kansas City city, Missouri

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Table

Kansas City city, Missouri
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
10.7%
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
508,394
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
507,969
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 508,090
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 459,787
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.4%
Female persons, percent
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
59.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
26.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Two or More Races, percent
6.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
10.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
55.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 24,643
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 8.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 53.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $175,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,456
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $539
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,040
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 213,560
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.31
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 82.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 11.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 93.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 86.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 91.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 36.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 9.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 69.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 66.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,099,973
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,381,477
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,821,825
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 9,130,303
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $18,679
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 22.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $60,042
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $35,352
Persons in poverty, percent
15.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,319
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,360
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,076
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,751
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 6,825
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 564
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,878
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,614.5
Population per square mile, 2010 1,459.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 314.70
Land area in square miles, 2010 314.95
FIPS Code 2938000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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