Kansas City, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Kansas City Wyandotte County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2015 151,306 163,369 2,087,471
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 6.4% 6.4% 6.6%
Median Age, 2014 33 33.2 36.7
Land Area (sq. mi.) 124.81 151.6 7,950
High School Grads, 2014 77.8% 78.4% 90.8%
College Grads, 2014 15.5% 15.8% 33.6%
Labor Force, 2015 69,811 76,319 1,118,850
Unemployment Rate, 2015 5% 5% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. Annual education attainment rates are not available for communities under 25,000 population. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

Company
Type of Operation
Employees
Associated Wholesale Grocers
Food distributor
1,100
BNSF Railway
Railroad
2,500
Cerner Corporation  Software developer 4,000 
Deffenbaugh Industries  Trash collection  750 
FedEx Freight  Delivery services  2,200 
General Motors Fairfax Assembly
Automobile production
3,998
Hollywood Casino  Gaming  1,000 
Kansas City Kansas Community College  Higher education  750 
Kansas City Kansas Public Schools  Education  3,400 
Nebraska Furniture Mart
Retail
1,000
Providence Medical Center  Healthcare  700 
Unified Government of Wyandotte County
Government
2,100
United Parcel Service of America
Mail delivery
900
University of Kansas Hospital  Healthcare  6,500 
University of Kansas Medical Center  Healthcare  4,000

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