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Mission Hills is a city in Johnson County, in the Kansas City metro area.

The community was named for the Shawnee Methodist Mission established here.

The latitude of Mission Hills is 39.017N. The longitude is -94.616W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 928 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,552.


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Median household income
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$188,821
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mission Hills demographic reports
The city was planned by J.C. Nichols, who designed the Country Club Plaza district in Kansas City.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· George Brett, baseball player
· Ernest Hemingway, writer

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24% of Mission Hills residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mission Hills ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mission Hills was $95,405, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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83% of Mission Hills residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mission Hills, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $2,001.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,996.


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Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mission Hills political report.

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The average commute time for Mission Hills workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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