North Kansas City, a small town in Missouri, has a population of approximately 4,000. Young professionals can expect to fit right in, as they account for an above-average percentage of the population. Just 20% of residents own their homes in North Kansas City, as renting is more common in the town. At $837 per month, the average rent is roughly equal to the state average.
There are plenty of industries from which to choose in North Kansas City. The five most common are retail, entertainment, education, manufacturing, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 41% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's workers are in transportation, making it the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of around $48,000, North Kansas City workers earn less than their peers elsewhere in Missouri. The town's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. North Kansas City has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who possess a high school degree or equivalent (22%) compared to the national average. Further, 18% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
North Kansas City residents have an average commute of about 19 minutes, shorter than the Missouri average of about 24 minutes. Many residents (54%) drive themselves to work, while public transit isn't widely used. Walking (7%) isn't a common method of commuting to work, though the number is much higher than the national average.