The Kansas City Area's Demographics

The Mid-America Regional Council serves the eight-county, bistate Kansas City region. This area encompasses more than 3,800 square miles with a population of about 1.8 million people.

MARC's Regional Data Snapshot (PDF format) summarizes key demographics, including:

  • Population by Race
  • Population by Age
  • Educational Attainment
  • Population Trends by County
  • Population Change 1970-2000
  • Household Income
  • Housing Stock
  • Housing Opportunity Index
  • Building Permits Issued
  • Median Home Values
  • Employment Rates
  • Employment Growth
  • Earnings by Industry
  • Travel Times
  • Air Quality Exceedances
  • Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled

Much more data about the region is available on MARC's Research Services Department website,


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