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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Kansas City is 465,005, which is 5.31% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 7.74% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Kansas City population density is 1,457.54 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 86.48 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Kansas City is white, which represent 59.51% of the total population. The average Kansas City education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 465,005. #1

Population Growth Since 2000, #377

Kansas City, MO
5.31%
Missouri
7.74%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #176

Kansas City, MO
1,457.54 per square mile
Missouri
86.48 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:276,732 (59.51%, #962)
Black:135,619 (29.17%, #59)
Hispanic:47,186 (10.15%, #48)
Asian:11,433 (2.46%, #70)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):3,421 (0.74%, #197)
One Race, Other:20,986 (4.51%, see rank)
Two or More Races:16,814 (3.62%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:36,063 (76.43%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,710 (3.62%, see rank)
Cuban:1,475 (3.13%, see rank)
Central American:2,866 (6.07%, see rank)
South American:1,530 (3.24%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:1,297 (11.34%, see rank)
Chinese:1,771 (15.49%, see rank)
Filipino:1,217 (10.64%, see rank)
Japanese:310 (2.71%, see rank)
Korean:1,196 (10.46%, see rank)
Vietnamese:3,314 (28.99%, see rank)
Asian, Other:2,328 (20.36%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

412,008 (88.60%) out of the total population of 465,005 reported first ancestry.

 Kansas City, MO% of the Total PopulationMissouriU.S.
Arab2,3300.50%, see rank0.31%0.56%
Czech1,8840.41%, see rank0.47%0.47%
Danish2,2330.48%, see rank0.31%0.42%
Dutch6,6631.43%, see rank1.60%1.40%
English36,0857.76%, see rank9.24%8.02%
French11,5722.49%, see rank3.39%3.34%
German80,60417.33%, see rank24.92%15.03%
Greek1,0800.23%, see rank0.27%0.41%
Hungarian1,0730.23%, see rank0.25%0.46%
Irish53,11911.42%, see rank13.47%10.80%
Italian15,7123.38%, see rank3.50%5.52%
Norwegian4,4190.95%, see rank0.72%1.42%
Polish6,7871.46%, see rank1.75%3.01%
Portuguese6050.13%, see rank0.10%0.44%
Russian1,9290.41%, see rank0.51%0.92%
Scotch-Irish3,7890.81%, see rank1.16%0.99%
Scottish7,1701.54%, see rank1.70%1.72%
Subsaharan African8,1161.75%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish6,0751.31%, see rank0.99%1.27%
Swiss1,5050.32%, see rank0.40%0.30%
Ukrainian6970.15%, see rank0.13%0.31%
American40,4668.70%, see rank10.34%7.12%
Welsh3,0160.65%, see rank0.61%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 225,099 (48.41%, see rank)
Females: 239,906 (51.59%, see rank)

Kansas City, MO
Male: 48.41%
Female: 51.59%
Missouri
Male: 49.00%
Female: 51.00%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Kansas City, MO
35.00 years old
Missouri
38.10 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Kansas City, MO
34.10 years old
Missouri
36.70 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Kansas City, MO
35.90 years old
Missouri
39.50 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Kansas City, MO% of the Total PopulationMissouriU.S.
Under 5 years33,3797.18%, see rank6.29%6.36%
5 to 9 years31,2756.73%, see rank6.50%6.51%
10 to 14 years29,0296.24%, see rank6.55%6.59%
15 to 19 years27,8265.98%, see rank6.78%6.85%
20 to 24 years33,5667.22%, see rank7.04%7.13%
25 to 34 years77,21016.60%, see rank13.15%13.47%
35 to 44 years61,75113.28%, see rank12.20%12.96%
45 to 54 years62,86013.52%, see rank14.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years54,43811.71%, see rank12.67%12.29%
65 to 74 years29,3036.30%, see rank8.07%7.64%
75 to 84 16,5943.57%, see rank4.59%4.25%
85 years and over7,7741.67%, see rank1.98%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Kansas City, MOMissouriU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population309,930, 100%4,028,930209,056,129
Less Than High School37,133, 11.98%, see rank11.98%13.67%
High School Graduate80,851, 26.09%, see rank31.41%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree94,150, 30.38%, see rank29.95%29.09%
Bachelor Degree60,904, 19.65%, see rank16.69%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree36,892, 11.90%, see rank9.96%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.75, see rank13.4913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Kansas City, MO MissouriU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten13,55369.38%30.62%70.63%29.37%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)47,33685.50%, see rank14.50%, see rank86.91%13.09%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)22,38386.56%, see rank13.44%, see rank88.29%11.71%90.60%9.40%
College26,86167.00%, see rank33.00%, see rank75.17%24.83%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School9,13463.63%, see rank36.37%, see rank54.45%45.55%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Kansas City, MOMissouriU.S.
Total Households192,799, 100%2,361,232116,211,092
Average Household Size2.37, see rank2.482.63
1 Person Households70,764, 36.70%, see rank29.09%27.57%
2 or More Person Households122,035, 63.30%, see rank70.91%72.43%
Family Households (Families)107,021, 55.51%, see rank64.92%66.22%
Average Family Size3.25, see rank3.153.32
Married-Couple Family68,032, 35.29%, see rank48.54%48.42%
Nonfamily Households85,778, 44.49%, see rank35.08%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Kansas City, MO%MissouriU.S.
15 Years and Over Total371,322see rank4,862,037252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over177,137100%, see rank2,356,977123,281,364
Never Married73,19441.32%, see rank32.57%35.77%
Married78,22144.16%, see rank53.52%52.04%
Widowed4,5322.56%, see rank2.77%2.57%
Divorced21,19011.96%, see rank11.14%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over194,185100%, see rank2,505,060129,692,771
Never Married71,80136.98%, see rank26.93%29.48%
Married78,72140.54%, see rank50.29%49.19%
Widowed16,0308.26%, see rank9.82%9.16%
Divorced27,63314.23%, see rank12.95%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Kansas City, MO%MissouriU.S.
Native429,59492.38%, see rank96.09%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence254,17754.66%, see rank66.16%58.73%
Born in Different State171,28836.84%, see rank29.26%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4,1290.89%, see rank0.67%1.42%
Foreign Born35,4117.62%, see rank3.91%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship14,2923.07%, see rank1.71%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship21,1194.54%, see rank2.21%7.09%
Born In Europe3,2520.70%, see rank0.81%1.53%
Born In Asia9,0661.95%, see rank1.44%3.82%
Born In Africa5,3531.15%, see rank0.32%0.55%
Born In Oceania8020.17%, see rank0.06%0.07%
Born In Latin America16,4903.55%, see rank1.18%6.83%
Born In Northern America4480.10%, see rank0.10%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Kansas City, MO%MissouriU.S.
English169,93488.14%, see rank93.03%79.39%
Spanish12,6916.58%, see rank2.92%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages4,0852.12%, see rank2.25%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3,6061.87%, see rank1.27%3.36%
Other2,4831.29%, see rank0.52%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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