Raytown, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Raytown Jackson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2015 29,401 687,623 2,087,471
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 6.9% 1.7% 6.6%
Median Age, 2014 39.2 36.4 36.7
Land Area (sq. mi.) 9.93 604.46 7,950
High School Grads, 2014 91.3% 88.7% 90.8%
College Grads, 2014 23.6% 28% 33.6%
Labor Force, 2015 15,773 365,391 1,118,850
Unemployment Rate, 2015 4.5% 4.6% 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
City of Raytown
Government
155
Cosentino's Grocery
Retail grocer
150
GE Environmental
Commercial air systems (Hdq.)
265
H&H Color Labs
Photo processing
310
Hy Vee Food Stores
Retail grocer
200
KCP&L
Utility call center
100
Raytown School District
Education
1,200
Shamrock Cabinet & Fixture
Wood products
125
Stratford Companies
Senior living / real estate development
235
USA 800
Telemarketing services (Hdq.)
375
Wal-Mart
Retail
400

Contact Information

Kansas City Area Development Council

  • Tim Cowden, Senior Vice President, Business Development
  • 30 W. Pershing Rd., Suite 200
  • Kansas City, MO 64108
  • Email: cowden@thinkkc.com
  • Phone: 8163745650
  • Website: www.thinkkc.com

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