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Raytown is a city in Jackson County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The latitude of Raytown is 39.008N. The longitude is -94.463W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,014 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,747.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Raytown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64138 ZIP code.
21% of Raytown residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Raytown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Raytown was $21,634, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Raytown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Raytown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $451. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $795.
Libraries in Raytown include Raytown Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Raytown include Raytown Tribune
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Raytown political report.
The average commute time for Raytown workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Raytown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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