North Kansas City, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

North Kansas City Clay County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2015 4,354 235,637 2,087,471
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 -18.7% 14.6% 6.6%
Median Age, 2014 42 36.5 36.7
Land Area (sq. mi.) 4.56 397.3 7,950
High School Grads, 2014 83% 91.9% 90.8%
College Grads, 2014 19.8% 30.7% 33.6%
Labor Force, 2015 N/A 131,803 1,118,850
Unemployment Rate, 2015 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 2009-2013 American 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
Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Railroad
1,100
Cerner Corporation
Healthcare information systems (Hdq.)
4,066
Cook Composites and Polymers
Mfg. gel coats and resins (Hdq.)
90
Fabri-Quilt, Inc.
Mfg. textiles, quilt & batting (Hdq.)
176
GT Midwest Manufacturing 160
Harrah's North Kansas City Casino & Hotel
Riverboat gaming
900
Helzberg's Diamond Co.
Jewelry retailer (Hdq.)
240
Henry Wurst
Printing and publishing (Hdq.)
200
Hi-Genes Janitorial Service
Janitorial services
200
Inteva
Automobile parts manufacturer
220
Kansas City Terminal Railway Co.
Railroad
125
Major Brands, Inc. Beverage manufacturer 200
Mill-Tel Electronic equipment 100
Norfolk Southern
Railroad
130
North Kansas City Hospital
Healthcare
3,100
North Kansas City School District
Education
3,250
PAS Technologies
Metal and ceramic coating mfg.
127
Tnemec
Technical coatings mfg.
75
Wagner Industries
Transportation / logistics (Hdq.)
190

Contact Information

City of North Kansas City

  • Mike B. Smith, Assistant City Administrator
  • 2010 Howell Street
  • North Kansas City, MO 64116
  • Email: mbsmith@nkc.org
  • Phone: 816.412.7814
  • Website: www.nkc.org

City of North Kansas City, Missouri

  • Sara Copeland, Community Development Director
  • 2010 Howell Street
  • North Kansas City, MO 64116
  • Email: scopeland@nkc.org
  • Phone: 816.274.6040
  • Website: www.nkc.org

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