Peculiar, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Peculiar Cass County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2016 4,979 102,845 2,104,509
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 19% 6.2% 4.4%
Median Age, 2015 33.7 39.2 35.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 3.66 696.84 7,950
High School Grads, 2015 89.5% 92.3% 91.2%
College Grads, 2015 19.1% 24.7% 35.8%
Labor Force, 2016 N/A 54,848 1,126,141
Unemployment Rate, 2016 N/A 3.5% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 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
Casey's Gas Station
Retail
26
City of Peculiar
Government
34
Raymore-Peculiar School District
Public education
816
Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Plumbing specialty products mfg. (Hdq.)
430
Sonic Restaurant
Food chain
35
West Peculiar Fire Protection District
Local fire station
30

Contact Information

Cass County Corporation for Economic Development

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum