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Kansas City is a city in Wyandotte County, in the Kansas City metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Kansas City is 39.114N. The longitude is -94.627W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 145,757.


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Median household income
Local
$33,011
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kansas City demographic reports
Kansas City is on the Kansas and Missouri rivers, across the state line from its more populous counterpart, Kansas City, MO
Well-known residents have included:
· Mike McCormack, football player
Local festivals include:
  • Kansas Street Blues Festival - June 22-23, 2007
  • Music Blues & Jazz Festival - Sept. 1-2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Kansas City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Wyandotte County Lake & Park
Sports teams: T-Bones (Northern League Baseball)
Historic sites and museums: Children's Museum of Kansas City, Grinter Place, Strawberry Hill Museum
Colleges and universities: Donnelly College, Kansas City Kansas Community College, Center for Training in Business and Industry, University of Kansas Main Campus
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
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National index: 100
Local index: 89

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Kansas City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wyandotte 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 66103 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Kansas City residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kansas City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kansas City was $15,737, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Kansas City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Kansas City include Hanover Heights Neighborhood Historic District, Westheight Manor District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Kansas City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $386.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $731.


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Libraries in Kansas City include Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City Public Library, Argentine Branch, Kansas City Public Library, West Wyandotte Branch, Schlagle Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Kansas City include Kansas City Kansan

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Wyandotte County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kansas City political report.

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The average commute time for Kansas City workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 46 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kansas City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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