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Population (year 2000): 146,866. Estimated population in July 2005: 144,210 (-1.8% change)
Males: 71,769 (48.9%), Females: 75,097 (51.1%)

Wyandotte County

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Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $33,011 (year 2000)
Median house value: $52,500 (year 2000)

Kansas City, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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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%).

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Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 124.3 square miles

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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%).




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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (459.7 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Park, KS (5.6 miles Roeland KS (5.8 miles Mission, MO Riverside, (6.0 miles KS Merriam, (6.1 miles MO Parkville, (6.2 miles KS (6.3 miles Westwood, KS (6.4 miles Countryside, Hills, KS (6.5 miles Westwood

Latitude: 39.11 N, Longitude: 94.68 W

Area code: 913


Kansas City, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.3%), Manufacturing (14.6%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,674 (+6.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 28,597 (46.4%)

Crime in Kansas City (2004):
  • 37 murders (25.3 per 100,000)
  • 107 rapes (73.1 per 100,000)
  • 349 robberies (238.4 per 100,000)
  • 521 assaults (355.9 per 100,000)
  • 1,820 burglaries (1243.2 per 100,000)
  • 9,023 thefts (6163.3 per 100,000)
  • 2,225 auto thefts (1519.8 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 650.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Kansas City, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kansas

Kansas City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Kansas City city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Charlie Parker - (1920-1955), jazz musician, Earl Watson - NBA player (Denver Nuggets, born: Jun 12, 1979), Justin Swift - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Aug 14, 1975), Sam Simmons - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Nov 25, 1979), Seth Greisinger - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Atlanta Braves, born: Jul 29, 1975), Jennifer Jo Cobb - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Jun 12, 1973), Antoine Tisby - College basketball player (South Carolina Gamecocks), Brandon Lipsey - College basketball player (UMKC Kangaroos), Dajuan Clayton - College basketball player (Bethune Cookman Wildcats), Jarrad Henry - College basketball player (Pepperdine Waves).


Main business address for: QC Holdings, Inc. (FUNCTIONS RELATED TO DEPOSITORY BANKING, NEC), EPIQ SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Kansas City:
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 7 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 13 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MCI)
  • ROSECRANS MEMORIAL (about 48 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; ID: STJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kansas City:
  • JOHNSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE (about 20 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: OJC)
  • CEDAR AIR PARK (about 20 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: 51K)
  • HILLSIDE (about 21 miles; STILWELL, KS; ID: 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 148 $540,123 $43,793 2 $3,578
Other Government Administration 83 $290,405 $41,986 2 $2,922
Judicial and Legal 130 $429,744 $39,668 11 $7,722
Police Protection - Officers 330 $1,599,611 $58,167 0 $0
Police - Other 173 $506,931 $35,162 73 $67,835
Firefighters 342 $1,639,981 $57,543 0 $0
Fire - Other 16 $44,214 $33,160 0 $0
Correction 217 $617,033 $34,121 1 $1,796
Streets and Highways 136 $452,909 $39,962 3 $3,387
Welfare 18 $48,821 $32,547 0 $0
Health 138 $440,075 $38,267 4 $9,135
Sewerage 111 $410,604 $44,389 3 $3,199
Parks and Recreation 75 $203,823 $32,611 4 $5,965
Housing and Community Development(Local) 16 $59,643 $44,732 0 $0
Water Supply 136 $688,615 $60,760 2 $2,021
Electric Power 512 $2,706,400 $63,431 7 $7,698
Transit 42 $97,223 $27,778 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 64 $193,140 $36,213 6 $6,599
Totals for Government 2687 $10,969,295 $48,988 118 $121,857


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 (FT enrollment: 2,168; Location: 3901 RAINBOW BLVD; Public; Website: www.kumc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • KANSAS CITY AREA TECHNICAL SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 777; Location: 2220 N 59TH ST; Public; Website: www.kckats.com)
  • DONNELLY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 189; Location: 608 N 18TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: donnelly.cc.ks.us)
  • CAPITOL CITY HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 107; Location: 4327 STATE AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • CENTRAL BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (FT 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; FT enrollment: 4,180)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (about 9 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 8,830)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 12 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; FT enrollment: 8,857)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,998)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; LEES SUMMIT, MO; FT enrollment: 4,576)
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)
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)

Notable locations in Kansas City: State Avenue Center (A), Tower Plaza (B), Victory Hills Country Club (C), White Church (D), Wyandotte Plaza (E), Barker Plaza (F), Bonner Springs Interchange (G), Parallel Plaza (H), Parkway Plaza (I), Plaza West (J), Rogers Corner Plaza (K), Center '75' (L).

Shopping Centers: Sunset Plaza Shopping Center (1), Chelsea Shopping Center (2), Arrowhead Shopping Center (3), Westfield Shopping Center (4), Highland Crest Shopping Center (5), Indian Springs Shopping Center (6), Maple Hill Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Kansas City include: Church of God (A), Wyandotte Church (B), Community Church (C), Wesleyan Church (D), Springvale Church (E), Saint Michael Monastery (F), Saint Martins Church (G), Grandview Church (H).

Cemeteries: Woodlawn Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Memorial Park Cemetery (3), Highland Park Cemetery (4), Mount Hope Cemetery (5), Mount Calvary Cemetery (6), Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery (7).

Reservoirs: Wyandotte County Lake (A), Big Eleven Lake (B), Lake Welborn (C).

Rivers and creeks: Honey Creek (A), Connor Creek (B), Marshall Creek (C), Kansas River (D), Nearman Creek (E), Muncie Creek (F), Mattoon Creek (G), Mill Creek (H), Turkey Creek (I).

Parks in Kansas City include: Waterway Park (1), Clifton Park (2), Bethany Park (3), Parkwood Park (4), Westheight Park (5), Wyandotte County Park (6), Huron Park (7), Pierson County Park (8), Klamm Park (9).


Kansas City compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Kansas City:
  • KCKN (1340 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCZZ (1480 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, KS; Owner: HMEB COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kansas City:
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGSP (90.3 FM; PARKVILLE, MO; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, PARK UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Kansas City:
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K27FR (Channel 27; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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