Kearney, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Kearney Clay County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2016 9,790 239,085 2,104,509
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 29.1% 13.2% 4.4%
Median Age, 2015 33.4 36.6 35.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 12.91 397.3 7,950
High School Grads, 2015 96.1% 92% 91.2%
College Grads, 2015 31.8% 31% 35.8%
Labor Force, 2016 N/A 134,661 1,126,141
Unemployment Rate, 2016 N/A 3.3% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. Also, because this community's population is under 25,000, labor force data is not available.
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 Kearney Government 48
Cosentino's Price Chopper Grocery store 200
KCB Bank Financial services 32
Kearney Public Schools
Education
579
LPG Ventures
Propane storage tanks
23
McDonalds   Food 60
Midwest Game Supply
Casino supplies
27
Mr. Dell Foods
Food
49
Paradigm Direct
Business consulting
30
PILOT
Transportation
45
Platte Clay Electric Cooperative
Utility
67
Ply Gem
Vinyl siding
60

Contact Information

Kearney Area Development Council

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum