StatisticKansas CityMissouriNational
Population density (sq mi)1,4989091
Median age35.338.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%42%43%
Speak English89%94%79%
Speak Spanish7%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Kansas City is 1565% higher than Missouri
  • The median age in Kansas City is 8% lower than Missouri
  • In Kansas City 60.10% of the population is White
  • In Kansas City 29.11% of the population is Black
  • In Kansas City 2.57% of the population is Asian

Compare Kansas City, MO Demographics


      Kansas City population breakdown by race

      RaceKansas CityMissouriNational
      American Indian0.39%0.42%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.13%0.11%0.18%
      Mixed race3.33%2.44%3.06%
      Other race4.37%1.13%4.75%
      In Kansas City, 10.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Kansas City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Kansas City, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).