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. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2009-2013 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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