Kansas City, MO Population

By | June 20, 2019

Population: 441,545. Estimated population in July 2020: 444,965 (+0.8% change)
Males: 213,141 (48.3%), Females: 228,404 (51.7%)

The city of Kansas City is located in Jackson County, Missouri. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Missouri, including top 10 cities by population and area of Missouri.

Zip codes: 64101, 64102, 64105, 64106, 64108, 64109, 64110, 64111, 64112, 64113, 64114, 64116, 64117, 64118, 64119, 64120, 64123, 64124, 64125, 64126, 64127, 64128, 64129, 64130, 64131, 64132, 64133, 64134, 64136, 64137, 64138, 64139, 64145, 64146, 64147, 64149, 64151, 64152, 64153, 64154, 64155, 64156, 64157, 64158, 64161, 64163, 64164, 64165, 64166, 64167, 64192.

Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $37,198
Median house value: $84,000

Races in Kansas City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.6%)
  • Black (31.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.9%)
  • Other race (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: German (15.4%), Irish (10.4%), English (8.0%), United States (5.8%), Italian (3.6%), French (2.1%).

Elevation: 882 feet

Land area: 313.5 square miles

Map of Kansas City, MO

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kansas City

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kansas City city

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

5.8% Foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 1.7% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,358 (+1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Kansas City:

  • BAPTIST LUTHERAN MEDICAL CENTER (6601 ROCKHILL RD)
  • CANCER INSTITUTE,THE (2316 E MEYER BLVD)
  • CHILDRENS MERCY HOSPITAL (2401 GILLHAM ROAD)
  • CRITTENTON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER (10918 ELM AVENUE)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL – KANSAS CITY (8701 TROOST AVENUE)
  • RESEARCH MEDICAL CENTER (2316 E MEYER BLVD)
  • RESEARCH PSYCHIATRIC CTR (2323 E 63RD ST)
  • ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER (1000 CARONDELET DR)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL OF KANSAS CITY (4401 WORNALL ROAD)
  • TRUMAN MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL HILL (2301 HOLMES STREET)
  • TRUMAN MEDICAL CENTER LAKEWOOD (7900 LEE’S SUMMIT RD)
  • TWO RIVERS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (5121 RAYOWN ROAD)
  • WESTERN MISSOURI MHC (600 E 22ND ST)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kansas City:

  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 4 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; Abbreviation: MKC)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 18 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; Abbreviation: MCI)
  • ROSECRANS MEMORIAL (about 54 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; Abbreviation: STJ)

Other public-use airports nearest to Kansas City:

  • LEE’S SUMMIT MUNICIPAL (about 16 miles; LEE’S SUMMIT, MO; Abbreviation: LXT)
  • ROOSTERVILLE (about 17 miles; LIBERTY, MO; Abbreviation: 0N0)
  • HILLSIDE (about 19 miles; STILWELL, KS; Abbreviation: 63K)
Amtrak station:
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.

 

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Kansas City:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (Full-time enrollment: 8,830; Location: 5100 ROCKHILL RD; Public; Website: www.umkc.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,998; Location: 2601 NE BARRY RD; Public; Website: www.kcmetro.cc.mo.us/maplewoods/mwhome.html)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES (Full-time enrollment: 2,259; Location: 3201 SW TRAFFICWAY; Public; Website: www.kcmetro.cc.mo.us/pennvalley/pvhome.html)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 2,189; Location: 11224 HOLMES ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.kc.devry.edu)
  • ROCKHURST UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,963; Location: 1100 ROCKHURST RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rockhurst.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • AVILA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,039; Location: 11901 WORNALL RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.Avila.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES-COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATH (Full-time enrollment: 868; Location: 1750 INDEPENDENCE Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.uhs.edu)
  • CLEVELAND CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 559; Location: 6401 ROCKHILL RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 521; Location: 4415 WARWICK BLVD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • VATTEROTT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 414; Location: 8955 E 38th Terrace; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vatterott-college.com)
  • CONCORDE CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 320; Location: 3239 BROADWAY; Private, for-profit; Website: www.concordecareer.com)
  • NAZARENE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 313; Location: 1700 E MEYER BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nts.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • MIDWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 307; Location: 5001 N. Oak Trafficway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mbts.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SAINT PAUL SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 225; Location: 5123 TRUMAN RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.spst.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE AND THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 203; Location: 15800 CALVARY RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.calvary.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • NATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 162; Location: 200 BLUE RDG BLVD BLUE RDG MALL; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national.edu)
  • KELLER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT INC (Full-time enrollment: 155; Location: 10401HOLMES RD, SUITE 310; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keller.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • RESEARCH COLLEGE OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 146; Location: 2300 E MEYER BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.researchcollege.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • ELECTRONICS INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 146; Location: 15329 KENSINGTON AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • SAINT LUKES COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 96; Location: 4426 WORNALL RD; Private, not-for-profit)

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

  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,168)
  • PARK UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; PARKVILLE, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,857)
  • KANSAS CITY KANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; LEES SUMMIT, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,576)
  • MISSOURI WESTERN STATE COLLEGE (about 50 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,329)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MAIN CAMPUS (about 51 miles; LAWRENCE, KS; Full-time enrollment: 22,506)

Biggest public high schools in Kansas City:

  • OAK PARK HIGH (Students: 1,914; Location: 825 NE 79TH TERR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WINNETONKA HIGH (Students: 1,722; Location: 5815 NE 48TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTH KANSAS CITY HIGH (Students: 1,707; Location: 620 E 23RD AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PARK HILL HIGH (Students: 1,440; Location: 7701 NW BARRY RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • N.E. LAW & PUBLIC SERV. MAGNET (Students: 1,223; Location: 415 S VAN BRUNT; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HICKMAN MILLS SR. HIGH (Students: 1,190; Location: 9010 OLD SANTA FE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTRAL SR. HIGH (Students: 986; Location: 3221 INDIANA; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RUSKIN HIGH (Students: 918; Location: 7000-46 E 111TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SOUTHEAST HIGH (Students: 817; Location: 3500 E MEYER BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTER SR. HIGH (Students: 777; Location: 8715 HOLMES; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Kansas City:

  • THE PEMBROKE HILL SCHOOL (Students: 1,126; Location: 400 WEST 51ST STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ROCKHURST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 985; Location: 9301 STATE LINE ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • ARCHBISHOP O HARA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 9001 JAMES A REED ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • BLUE RIDGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 585; Location: 8524 BLUE RIDGE BLVD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • THE BARSTOW SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 11511 STATE LINE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ST TERESAS ACADEMY (Students: 467; Location: 5600 MAIN STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • NOTRE DAME DE SION (Students: 406; Location: 10631 WORNALL RD; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • ST PIUS X HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 1500 NE 42ND TERRACE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • DE LA SALLE EDUC CTR (Students: 212; Location: 3740 FOREST AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • OUTREACH CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Students: 172; Location: 3500 PRATHER RD; Grades: PK – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Kansas City:

  • WESTPORT COM. SEC. CHARTER SCH (Students: 1,353; Location: 315 E 39TH ST; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • LINCOLN COLLEGE PREP. (Students: 1,227; Location: 2111 WOODLAND; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • RAYTOWN MIDDLE (Students: 1,109; Location: 4900 PITTMAN RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • R. J. DELANO (Students: 1,100; Location: 3708 LINWOOD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • DOUGLASS EARLY CHILDHOOD CTR. (Students: 930; Location: 2640 BELLEVIEW; Grades: PK – PK)
  • NEW MARK MIDDLE (Students: 913; Location: 515 NE 106TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SMITH-HALE JR. HIGH (Students: 912; Location: 8925 LONGVIEW RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ERVIN JR. HIGH (Students: 909; Location: 10530 GREENWOOD RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EAST ELEM. (Students: 887; Location: 1924 VAN BRUNT; Grades: PK – 07)
  • ANTIOCH MIDDLE (Students: 856; Location: 2100 NE 65TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Kansas City:

  • ST THOMAS MORE (Students: 678; Location: 11800 HOLMES; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 605; Location: 6400 CHARLOTTE STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL (Students: 559; Location: 804 SHADY LANE DRIVE NE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST ELIZABETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: 14 WEST 75TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PAULS EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 461; Location: 4041 MAIN; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF PEACE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 439; Location: 10526 GRANDVIEW ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PATRICKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 334; Location: 1401 NE 42ND TERRACE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • NOTRE DAME DE SION ELEM SCH (Students: 332; Location: 3823 LOCUST STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOHN FRANCIS REGIS SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 8941 JAMES A REED ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL & PRESC (Students: 309; Location: 425 W 85 ST; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Kansas City:

  • KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $15,344,323; Location: 311 EAST 12TH STREET; 2,127,941 books; 23,362 audio materials; 19,951 video materials; 19,366 serial subscriptions)