Raymore, Missouri is a mid-sized city with a population of 20,107 inhabitants. At 87%, the majority of the Raymore population is White; this is followed by 8% Black and 1% Asian. 81% of the people in Raymore (over the age of 15) are married and 57% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.
Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Raymore could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Missouri if you know where to search. To help you find the best places to live in and around Raymore, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, employment, housing and more.
Using data and statistics Raymore has received a livability score of 80/100. This score is ranked in the 94th percentile when compared to all other cities. Based on this score, Raymore would be considered a very livable city! Raymore also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities, which is no small feat! There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Raymore ranks well for amenities (B+), crime (A), education (A-) and employment (B-).
Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Raymore on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.
Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Raymore gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 71 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.
Raymore real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Raymore. The median home price for Raymore homes is $178,100, which is 26.1% higher than the Missouri average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Raymore, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.3, which is 20.7% lower than the Missouri average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Raymore were 11.1%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 5.2%.
|Average one way commute||28min||23min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||87.4%||81.6%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||6.2%||9.1%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||0.0%||1.5%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.0%||0.3%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||0.1%||1.9%||2.8%|
|Working from home||5.8%||4.6%||4.6%|
|Airports (within 30 miles of city center)||0n/a||5||354|
|Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (3)||14||711|