MCDC American Community Survey Profiles

ACS Profile Report: 2008-2012 (5-year estimates)

For geographies:

Kansas City city, Missouri (16000US2938000)

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Demographic

SubjectKansas City city, Missouri
NumberPercent
D1. AGE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B23004

Total population459,772
Under 5 years34,0837.4
5 to 9 years31,5046.9
10 to 14 years27,7396.0
15 to 19 years29,2136.4
20 to 24 years32,5187.1
25 to 34 years74,95616.3
35 to 44 years62,00813.5
45 to 54 years64,31614.0
55 to 59 years28,0816.1
60 to 64 years23,4345.1
65 to 74 years27,2145.9
75 to 84 years16,8323.7
85 years and over7,8741.7
Median age in years35.0
5 years and over425,68992.6
15 years and over366,44679.7
Under 18 years110,88124.1
18 years and over348,89175.9
21 years and over331,44872.1
25 years and over304,71566.3
62 years and over65,24914.2
65 years and over51,92011.3
D2. AGE AND SEX

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05003

Total population459,772
Male222,07248.3
Males 18 years and over165,34974.5
Males 65 years and over21,2639.6
Female237,70051.7
Females 18 years and over183,54277.2
Females 65 years and over30,65712.9
D3. RACE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B02001 B02008 B02009 B02010 B02011 B02012 B02013

Total population459,772
One race444,33496.6
White alone274,97259.8
Black or African American137,16829.8
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2240.5
Asian11,4692.5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8970.2
Some other race17,6043.8
Two or more races15,4383.4
White (alone or in combination)287,79962.6
Black (alone or in combination)145,33531.6
American Indian (alone or in combination)8,3411.8
Asian (alone or in combination)13,9583.0
Native Hawaiian (alone or in combination)1,6150.4
Some other race (alone or in combination)19,9494.3
D4. HISPANIC OR LATINO (ANY RACE)

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B03002

Total population459,772
Hispanic or Latino of any race45,5439.9
Not Hispanic or Latino414,22990.1
White alone251,96154.8
Black or African American alone136,33529.7
American Indian and Alaska Native alone1,8590.4
Asian alone11,2402.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone8970.2

Economic

SubjectKansas City city, Missouri
NumberPercent
E1. HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B19013 B19025 B19051 B19061 B19055 B19065 B19059 B19069 B19056 B19066 B19057 B19067 B22001

Total households192,048
Less than $10,00019,47610.1
$10,000 to $14,99911,3745.9
$15,000 to $24,99921,92211.4
$25,000 to $34,99923,21912.1
$35,000 to $49,99928,28514.7
$50,000 to $74,99933,80217.6
$75,000 to $99,99920,41710.6
$100,000 to $149,99921,29911.1
$150,000 to $199,9996,5383.4
$200,000 or more5,7163.0
Median household income$45,150
Mean household income$62,439
With earnings154,14180.3
Mean household earnings$64,852
With social security45,11923.5
Mean household social security income$16,238
With retirement income28,14514.7
Mean household retirement income$19,806
With supplemental security income8,9824.7
Mean household supplemental security income$8,306
With cash public assistance income5,3872.8
Mean household cash public assistance income$2,515
With food stamp benefits in the past 12 months27,52214.3
E2. FAMILY INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Family households

Reference tables: B19101 B19113 B19127

Family households109,46257.0
Less than $10,0007,9527.3
$10,000 to $14,9994,0543.7
$15,000 to $24,99910,2239.3
$25,000 to $34,99911,20610.2
$35,000 to $49,99914,35113.1
$50,000 to $74,99920,79619.0
$75,000 to $99,99914,55213.3
$100,000 to $149,99916,52215.1
$150,000 to $199,9995,1214.7
$200,000 or more4,6854.3
Median family income$57,314
Mean family income$75,442
E3. OTHER INCOME MEASURES

Universe: Various

Reference tables: B19301 B11001 B19202 B19214 B19325 B20017

Per-capita income$26,806
Nonfamily households82,58643.0
Median nonfamily income$31,871
Mean nonfamily income$43,071
All full-time workers161,427
All male full-time workers85,19052.8
All female full-time workers76,23747.2
Median earnings for workers$30,412
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers$45,587
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers$37,470
E4. POVERTY STATUS OVER THE LAST 12 MONTHS

Universe: Persons for whom poverty status is determined

Reference tables: B17001 B17021 B17007 C17002

Persons for whom poverty status is determined452,254
Persons below poverty85,01918.8
Persons under 18 for whom poverty status is determined108,961
Persons under 18 in poverty30,37327.9
Persons aged 18 to 64 for whom poverty status is determined293,145
Persons aged 18 to 64 in poverty49,58416.9
Persons over 65 for whom poverty status is determined50,148
Persons over 65 in poverty5,06210.1
Persons in families for whom poverty status is determined338,96875.0
Unrelated individuals for whom poverty status is determined113,286
Persons in families in poverty56,15516.6
Unrelated persons in poverty 15 years and over28,86425.5
Poverty ratio under 0.540,4949.0
Poverty ratio in 0.5 to 0.9944,5259.8
Poverty ratio in 1 to 289,19919.7
Poverty ratio in 2 and over278,03661.5
E5. EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Universe: Population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B23001

Population 16 years and over360,512
In labor force248,47168.9
Civilian labor force248,10568.8
Employed civilians223,64990.1
Unemployed civilians24,4569.9
In military3660.1
Not in labor force112,04131.1
Females 16 years and over189,30552.5
Females in labor force123,03634.1
Females in civilian labor force122,99334.1
Employed females111,57990.7
E6. CHILDREN WITH ALL PARENTS WORKING

Universe: Own children under 18 years in families and subfamilies

Reference tables: B23008

(Own) children under 639,361
All parents working27,16469.0
(Own) children aged 6 to 1765,542
All parents working49,87576.1
E7. COMMUTING TO WORK

Universe: Workers 16 years and over

Reference tables: B08301

Workers 16 years and over219,966
Workers 16+ who commute to work211,80896.3
Car, truck, or van; drove alone177,11180.5
Car, truck, or van; carpooled19,3978.8
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)7,7623.5
Walked to work4,5122.1
Other means of commuting3,0261.4
Worked at home8,1583.7
Mean travel time to work in minutes21.3
E8. WORKERS BY OCCUPATION

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010

Civilian employed population 16 years and over223,649
Management, professional, and related occupations83,36437.3
Service occupations40,72818.2
Sales and office occupations58,19626.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2510.1
Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations13,8076.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations27,30312.2
E9. WORKERS BY INDUSTRY

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 C24030

Civilian employed population 16 years and over223,649
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6080.3
Construction10,9904.9
Manufacturing20,1899.0
Wholesale trade6,5742.9
Retail trade23,48110.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities12,0525.4
Information6,7593.0
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing19,0878.5
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative28,37412.7
Educational services, and health care, and social assistance50,04822.4
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services21,9049.8
Other services, except public administration11,0364.9
Public administration12,5475.6
E10. CLASS OF WORKER

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 B24080

Civilian employed population 16 years and over223,649
Private wage and salary workers182,01181.4
Government workers30,12313.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business11,2025.0
Unpaid family workers3130.1

Social

SubjectKansas City city, Missouri
NumberPercent
S1. HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B11001 B11003 B11005 B09020 B11007 B11002

Total households192,048
Family households109,46257.0
With own children under 18 years51,42626.8
Married-couple families69,45236.2
With own children under 18 years27,77214.5
Male householder, no wife present8,8574.6
With own children under 18 years4,8802.5
Female householder, no husband present31,15316.2
With own children under 18 years18,7749.8
Nonfamily households82,58643.0
Householder living alone69,11336.0
65 years and over living alone17,5029.1
Households with one or more people under 18 years57,20029.8
Households with one or more people 65 years and over38,58620.1
Average household size2.35
Average family size3.10
S2. PERSONS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE / GROUP QUARTERS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B09019

Total population459,772
Household population451,60798.2
Living in family households349,40477.4
Living in nonfamily households102,20322.6
Living alone69,11336.0
Living in group quarters8,1651.8
S3. RELATIONSHIP

Universe: Household population

Reference tables: B11002 B09019

Household population451,60798.2
Householder192,04842.5
Spouse69,54315.4
Child132,61229.4
Other relatives27,3516.1
Nonrelatives30,0536.7
Unmarried partner12,2632.7
Unmarried-partner HHs per 100064
S4. MARITAL STATUS

Universe: Population 15 years and over

Reference tables: B12001

Persons 15 years and over366,446
Never married138,57137.8
Now married, except separated149,81640.9
Separated9,5532.6
Widowed20,6945.6
Divorced, and not currently married47,81213.0
S5. FERTILITY

Universe: Women 15 to 50 years old who gave birth in the past 12 months

Reference tables: B13002

Women 15 to 50 years120,970
Unmarried women 15 to 50 years73,17960.5
Women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months7,2306.0
Unmarried women who gave birth3,23644.8
Women 15 to 19 years5077.0
Women 20 to 34 years5,36274.2
Women 35 to 50 years1,36118.8
Per 1,000 unmarried women44
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years60
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years35
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years97
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years27
S6. GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

Universe: Population 30 years and over

Reference tables: B10050

Grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years7,922
Responsible for grandchildren3,32141.9
Less than 1 year55316.7
1 or 2 years84325.4
3 or 4 years66920.1
5 or more years1,25637.8
S7. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Universe: Population 3 years and over

Reference tables: B14002

Population 3 years and over440,096
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school119,05027.1
In nursery school, preschool7,8886.6
In kindergarten6,6995.6
In elementary school, grades 1-846,04138.7
In high school, grades 9-1223,30319.6
In college or graduate school35,11929.5
S8. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Universe: Population 25 years and over

Reference tables: B15002 B15003

Population 25 years and over304,715
Less than 9th grade12,3234.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma26,9528.8
High school graduate, includes equivalency79,61526.1
Some college, no degree71,33823.4
Associates degree20,3046.7
Bachelors degree58,60919.2
Graduate or professional degree35,57411.7
High school graduate or higher265,44087.1
Bachelor degree or higher94,18330.9
S9. VETERAN STATUS

Universe: Civilian population 18 years and over

Reference tables: B21001 B21002

Civilian population 18 years and over348,52599.9
Civilian veterans32,3749.3
S10a. DISABLED BY AGE

Universe: Civilian noninstitutionalized population

Reference tables: B18135

Civilian noninstitutionalized persons455,187
With a disability55,67812.2
Under 18110,42624.3
With a disability4,4794.1
18 to 64 years294,61364.7
With a disability32,36911.0
65 years and over50,14811.0
With a disability18,83037.5
S11. RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO

Universe: Population 1 year and over

Reference tables: B07204

Population 1 year and over453,194
Same house363,14980.1
Different house in the U.S.88,36619.5
Same county, different house55,15112.2
Different county33,2157.3
Different county, same state15,7513.5
Different state17,4643.9
Lived abroad 1 year ago1,6790.4
S12. PLACE OF BIRTH AND CITIZENSHIP STATUS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05002

Total population459,772
U.S. native424,82592.4
Born in United States421,37291.6
Born in state of current residence252,79955.0
Born in different state than current residence168,57336.7
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parents3,4530.8
Foreign born34,9477.6
Naturalized U.S. citizen13,28838.0
Not a U.S. citizen21,65962.0
S13. YEAR OF ENTRY

Universe: Population born outside the United States

Reference tables: B05005

Population born outside the United States38,4008.4
Native, born outside U.S.3,4539.0
Entered U.S. 2000 or later82924.0
Entered U.S. before 20002,62476.0
Foreign born34,9477.6
Entered U.S. 2000 or later15,90745.5
Entered U.S. before 200019,04054.5
S14. WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

Universe: Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea

Reference tables: B05006

Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea34,9477.6
Europe3,4669.9
Asia8,83025.3
Africa4,91814.1
Oceania6591.9
Latin and Central America (includes Mexico)16,58047.4
Northern America4941.4
S15. LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Universe: Population 5 years and over

Reference tables: B06007

Population 5 years and over425,68992.6
English only374,90688.1
Language other than English50,78311.9
Speaks English less than "very well"22,4095.3
Speak Spanish29,9657.0
Speaks English less than "very well"13,7173.2

Housing

SubjectKansas City city, Missouri
NumberPercent
H1. HOUSING OCCUPANCY AND TENURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25003 B25008 B25004 B25033

Total housing units224,765
Occupied housing units192,04885.4
Owner-occupied109,13956.8
Renter-occupied82,90943.2
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.49
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.17
Vacant housing units32,71714.6
For sale3,67711.2
For rent11,33834.7
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use8152.5
Total owner units112,816
Homeowner vacancy rate3.3
Total rental units94,247
Rental vacancy rate12.0
People living in owned homes271,82559.1
People living in rental homes179,78239.1
H2. UNITS IN STRUCTURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25024

Total housing units224,765
Single-family units153,40968.3
Single unit, detached140,52862.5
Single unit, attached12,8815.7
Duplexes6,1772.7
3 or 4 units10,4604.7
5 to 9 units15,1566.7
10 to 19 units14,5906.5
20 or more units22,76410.1
Mobile home2,1190.9
Boat, RV, van, etc.90
Mobile homes per 1000 HUs9
H3. YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25001 B25034

Total housing units224,765
Built 2005 or later4520.2
Built 2000 to 200423,97910.7
Built 1990 to 199920,1779.0
Built 1980 to 198920,2389.0
Built 1970 to 197927,09612.1
Built 1960 to 196931,06813.8
Built 1950 to 195933,08114.7
Built 1940 to 194916,7217.4
Built 1939 or earlier51,95323.1
H4. YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25038

Occupied housing units192,048
Moved in 2005 or later28,17014.7
Moved in 2000 to 2004104,43654.4
Moved in 1990 to 199928,50414.8
Moved in 1980 to 198912,8866.7
Moved in 1970 to 19799,1854.8
Moved in 1969 or earlier8,8674.6
H5. VEHICLES AVAILABLE

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25044

Occupied housing units192,048
No vehicles available21,95111.4
1 vehicle available79,33041.3
2 vehicles available65,25134.0
3 or more vehicles available25,51613.3
H6. HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25040

Occupied housing units192,048
Utility gas144,29775.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2,1731.1
Electricity43,86622.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.49
Coal or coke42
Wood4830.3
Solar energy1090.1
Other fuel5580.3
No fuel used4710.2
H7. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25049 B25053 B25043

Occupied housing units192,048
Lacking complete plumbing facilities7600.4
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1,5020.8
No telephone service available5,6252.9
H8. OCCUPANTS PER ROOM

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25014

Occupied housing units192,048
1.00 or less188,71998.3
1.01 to 1.502,4611.3
1.51 or more8680.5
H9. HOME VALUES

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25075 B25077 B25003 B25082

Owner-occupied units109,139
Less than $50,00011,46510.5
$50,000 to $99,99924,44422.4
$100,000 to $149,99925,67923.5
$150,000 to $199,99920,47918.8
$200,000 to $299,99916,73415.3
$300,000 to $499,9997,2016.6
$500,000 to $999,9992,4252.2
$1,000,000 or more7120.7
Median home value$136,100
Average home value$167,207
H10. SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25087 B25091 B25088

Owner-occupied units109,139
Housing units with a mortgage77,34470.9
Owner costs 30% or more of HH income23,62830.5
Median owner costs$1,351
Housing units without a mortgage31,79529.1
Nonmortgage owner costs 30% or more of HH income4,88415.4
Median owner costs$447
H11. GROSS RENT

Universe: Renter-occupied units

Reference tables: B25063 B25064 B25066 B25070

Renter-occupied units82,909
Paying cash rent79,76196.2
Paying no cash rent3,1483.8
Median rent$772
Average gross rent-
Gross rent 30% or more of HH income39,65647.8
Gross rent of $750 or more42,58351.4