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Population (year 2000): 30,388. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,923 (-4.8% change)
Males: 14,283 (47.0%), Females: 16,105 (53.0%)

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $41,949 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Raytown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.0%)
  • Black (11.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (20.7%), Irish (13.3%), English (12.3%), United States (9.9%), Italian (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).Missouri

Elevation: 1015 feet

Land area: 9.9 square miles

Raytown,

For population 25 years and over in Raytown

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Raytown city

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

2.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -520 (-1.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MO Independence, (7.1 miles pop. 113,288).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (8.4 miles pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (457.2 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Unity Village, MO (5.7 miles) , MO Independence, (7.1 miles Summit, MO (8.0 miles Lee's City, MO Kansas (8.4 miles MO (8.6 miles Grandview, Creek, MO (8.8 miles Sugar Hills, KS (10.4 miles Mission Hills, KS (10.4 miles Westwood


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 14 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $113,700

Latitude: 38.99 N, Longitude: 94.47 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.9%), Retail trade (12.6%), Manufacturing (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,311 (-17.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,800 (19.0%)


 

Crime in Raytown by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 2 0 1 5
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 6.6 0.0 3.3 16.5
Rapes 10 14 5 9 9 3
    per 100,000 32.9 46.1 16.5 29.6 29.6 9.9
Robberies 21 34 34 32 19 18
    per 100,000 69.1 111.9 111.9 105.3 62.5 59.2
Assaults 14 34 40 41 47 41
    per 100,000 46.1 111.9 131.6 134.9 154.7 134.9
Burglaries 171 183 258 268 281 246
    per 100,000 562.7 602.2 849.0 881.9 924.7 809.5
Thefts 690 693 757 675 740 762
    per 100,000 2270.6 2280.5 2491.1 2221.3 2435.2 2507.6
Auto thefts 155 141 125 136 112 124
    per 100,000 510.1 464.0 411.3 447.5 368.6 408.1
214.1 244.9 265.0 256.8 256.4 254.8

Average climate in Raytown, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Raytown,

Raytown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Raytown city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/2003, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused $31 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Raytown:
  • TWO RIVERS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • TRUMAN MEDICAL CENTER LAKEWOOD (about 5 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • CRITTENTON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER (about 6 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Raytown:
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 12 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 26 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MCI)
  • ROSECRANS MEMORIAL (about 61 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; ID: STJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Raytown:
  • LEE'S SUMMIT MUNICIPAL (about 8 miles; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; ID: LXT)
  • HILLSIDE (about 16 miles; STILWELL, KS; ID: 63K)
  • EAST KANSAS CITY (about 19 miles; GRAIN VALLEY, MO; ID: 3GV)

Amtrak stations near Raytown:
  • 7 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.). Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 9 miles: LEE'S SUMMIT (220 S. MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 11 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.
Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Raytown:
  • HERNDON CAREER CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 5; Location: 11501 E 350 HWY; Public)
  • JONES STORE COMPANY HAIRSTYLING SCHOOL (Location: 6905B BLUE RIDGE EXT; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raytown:
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; LEES SUMMIT, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,576)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 8 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (about 8 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 8,830)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES (about 10 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,259)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; FT enrollment: 8,857)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,998)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,168)
Public high schools in Raytown:
  • RAYTOWN SR. HIGH (Students: 1,443; Location: 6019 BLUE RIDGE BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RAYTOWN SOUTH SR. HIGH (Students: 1,336; Location: 8211 STERLING AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HERNDON CAREER CTR. (Location: 11501 E 350 HWY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Raytown:
  • SOUTH MIDDLE (Students: 1,021; Location: 8401 E 83RD ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BLUE RIDGE ELEM. (Students: 485; Location: 6410 BLUE RIDGE BLVD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SPRING VALLEY ELEM. (Students: 474; Location: 8838 E 83RD ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTHWOOD ELEM. (Students: 428; Location: 8015 RAYTOWN RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROBINSON ELEM. (Students: 391; Location: 6707 WOODSON RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LAUREL HILLS ELEM. (Students: 381; Location: 5401 LANE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RAYTOWN EDUCATION CTR. (Students: 168; Location: 10601 E 59TH ST; Grades: PK - PK)
  • RAYTOWN EDUCATION CTR. (Location: 10601 E 59TH ST; Grades: 01 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Raytown:
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 8812 EAST GREGORY BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CEDARVALE JR ACADEMY (Students: 84; Location: 9933 E 56TH ST; Grades: KG - 9)
  • BRIGHT BEGINNINGS MONTESSORI (Students: 29; Location: 9812 EAST 66TH STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SMALL WORLD MONTESSORI (Students: 28; Location: 5201 BLU RIDGE BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable locations in Raytown: Blue Ridge Plaza (A), Raytown Plaza (B), Raytown Centre Shops (C).

Shopping Centers: Coach Lamp Shopping Center (1), Parkway Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Raytown include: Southview Church (A), Spring Valley Church (B), High Point Church (C).

Cemeteries: Mount Olivet Cemetery (1), Mount Carmel Cemetery (2), Brooking Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Elm Lake (A), Wildwood Lake (B), Wildwood Lakes (C).

Park in Raytown: Blue Ridge Park (1).


Raytown compared to Missouri state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Raytown:
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRT (1590 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCWJ (1030 AM; 1 kW; BLUE SPRINGS, MO; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATES, LP)
Strongest FM radio stations in Raytown:
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWJC (91.9 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE)
TV broadcast stations around Raytown:
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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