Raytown, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Raytown Jackson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2016 29,261 691,801 2,104,509
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 -0.7% 4.3% 4.4%
Median Age, 2015 40 36.5 35.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 9.93 604.46 7,950
High School Grads, 2015 91.8% 89% 91.2%
College Grads, 2015 23.3% 28.8% 35.8%
Labor Force, 2016 15,742 369,095 1,126,141
Unemployment Rate, 2016 4.6% 4.4% 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.
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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