Kansas City, KS Population

By | June 16, 2019

Population: 146,866. Estimated population in July 2020: 144,210 (-1.8% change)
Males: 71,769 (48.9%), Females: 75,097 (51.1%)

Wyandotte County

Zip codes: 66101, 66102, 66103, 66104, 66105, 66106, 66109, 66111, 66112, 66115, 66118.

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $33,011
Median house value: $52,500

Races in Kansas City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.9%)
  • Black (30.1%)
  • Hispanic (16.8%)
  • Other race (8.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Other Asian (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.5%), Irish (8.3%), United States (6.2%), English (4.8%), French (1.8%), Polish (1.3%).

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 124.3 square miles

Map of Kansas City, KS

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kansas City

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kansas City city

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

10.0% Foreign born (8.1% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -4,246 (-2.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Kansas City:

  • PROVIDENCE MEDICAL CENTER (8929 PARALLEL PARKWAY)
  • RAINBOW MENTAL HLTH FACILITY (POX 3208)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS HOSPITAL (3901 RAINBOW BLVD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kansas City:

  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 7 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; Abbreviation: MKC)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 13 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; Abbreviation: MCI)
  • ROSECRANS MEMORIAL (about 48 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; Abbreviation: STJ)

Other public-use airports nearest to Kansas City:

  • JOHNSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE (about 20 miles; OLATHE, KS; Abbreviation: OJC)
  • CEDAR AIR PARK (about 20 miles; OLATHE, KS; Abbreviation: 51K)
  • HILLSIDE (about 21 miles; STILWELL, KS; Abbreviation: 63K)

Amtrak stations near Kansas City:

  • 7 miles: KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.). Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Kansas City:

  • KANSAS CITY KANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,837; Location: 7250 STATE AVE; Public; Website: www.kckcc.cc.ks.us)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 2,168; Location: 3901 RAINBOW BLVD; Public; Website: www.kumc.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • KANSAS CITY AREA TECHNICAL SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 777; Location: 2220 N 59TH ST; Public; Website: www.kckats.com)
  • DONNELLY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 189; Location: 608 N 18TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: donnelly.cc.ks.us)
  • CAPITOL CITY HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 107; Location: 4327 STATE AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • CENTRAL BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 93; Location: 741 N 31ST ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cbts.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • ADVANCED HAIR TECH ACADEMY (Location: 4325 STATE AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • BETHANY MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHN (Location: 51 N 12TH ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • KELLER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT (Location: 1100 MAIN ST STE 303; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keller.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kansas City:

  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES (about 7 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,259)
  • PARK UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; PARKVILLE, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (about 9 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,830)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 12 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,857)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,998)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; LEES SUMMIT, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,576)

Schools

Public high schools in Kansas City:

  • WYANDOTTE HIGH (Students: 1,270; Location: 2501 MINNEOSTA AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • J C HARMON HIGH (Students: 1,264; Location: 2400 STEELE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TURNER HIGH (Students: 1,136; Location: 2211 SOUTH 55TH; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WASHINGTON HIGH (Students: 1,117; Location: 7340 LEAVENWORTH ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • F L SCHLAGLE HIGH (Students: 1,091; Location: 2214 N 59TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SUMNER ACADEMY OF ARTS & SCIENCE (Students: 974; Location: 1610 N 8TH STREET; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • PIPER HIGH (Students: 426; Location: 4400 NORTH 107 STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FAIRFAX LEARNING CENTER (Students: 306; Location: 3016 N 9TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SCHOOL FOR BLIND HIGH (Students: 36; Location: 1100 STATE AVENUE; Grades: 08 – 12)

Private high schools in Kansas City:

  • BISHOP WARD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 444; Location: 708 NORTH 18TH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • MUNCIE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 187; Location: 3650 N 67TH STREET; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Kansas City:

  • JOHN FISKE ELEM (Students: 932; Location: 625 S VALLEY; Grades: KG – 05)
  • M E PEARSON ELEM (Students: 805; Location: 310 N 11TH ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE (Students: 700; Location: 925 IVANDALE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • D D EISENHOWER MIDDLE (Students: 680; Location: 2901 N 72ND ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WHITTIER ELEM (Students: 641; Location: 295 S 10TH ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ARGENTINE MIDDLE (Students: 629; Location: 2123 RUBY AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROSEDALE MIDDLE (Students: 595; Location: 3600 SPRINGFIELD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NORTHWEST MIDDLE (Students: 579; Location: 2400 N 18TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TURNER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 569; Location: 1312 SOUTH 55TH; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CHELSEA ELEM (Students: 536; Location: 2500 WOOD; Grades: KG – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Kansas City:

  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 1066 N 94TH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ALL SAINTS CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 809 VERMONT; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CHRIST THE KING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 3027 N 54TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CATHEDRAL OF SAINT PETER (Students: 254; Location: 422 NO 14TH ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MARANATHA ACADEMY (Students: 186; Location: 2737 SO 42 ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST JOHNS-HOLY FAMILY (Students: 159; Location: 515 OHIO AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OPEN DOOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 545 S 94TH STREET; Grades: KG – 6)
  • OUR LADY OF UNITY SCHOOL (Students: 139; Location: 2646 SOUTH 34TH; Grades: KG – 8)
  • HOLY NAME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 1007 SOUTHWEST BLVD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 107; Location: 3333 WOOD AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Kansas City:

  • KANSAS CITY, KANSAS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,593,152; Location: 625 MINNESOTA AVENUE; 374,620 books; 17,562 audio materials; 22,111 video materials; 887 serial subscriptions)