Ray County, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Ray County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2015 22,810 2,087,471 321,418,820
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 -2.8% 6.6% 8.7%
Median Age, 2014 40.7 36.7 37.4
Land Area (sq. mi.) 568.81 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2014 88.3% 90.8% 86.3%
College Grads, 2014 13.9% 33.6% 29.3%
Labor Force, 2015 11,484 1,118,850 157,833,000
Unemployment Rate, 2015 4% 3.8% 5%
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
Henkel Corporation
Manufacturing
207
Ray County Memorial Hospital
Healthcare
220
Richmond R-XVI Schools
Education
190
Shirkey Leisure Acres
Nursing home
230
Wal-Mart
Discount retailer
300

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