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    Swift Transportation - Kansas City, KS

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    from Swift Transportation - 3 days ago
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    Target Brands - Kansas City, KS

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 2 days ago
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    Gordon Trucking - Kansas City, KS

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    from Gordon Trucking - 1 day ago
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Kansas City, Kansas

Kansas City, Kansas is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas and the county seat of Wyandotte County ; it is part of the "Unified Government" which also includes the cities of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 146,867. Situated at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas rivers , the city is opposite Kansas City, Missouri and is included in the bi-state Kansas City Metropolitan Area, of which it is a satellite city of the anchor city.

Kansas City Economy

KCK is the home to the GM Fairfax plant, which manufactures the Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Malibu Maxx, and Saturn Aura. Village West Developement Village West is located at the intersection of Interstates 70 and 435 , is a development that has significantly fueled growth in KCK and Wyandotte County. Anchored by the Kansas Speedway, its attractions and retailers include: * Cabela's Outdoors, * Nebraska Furniture Mart * Great Wolf Lodge, Indoor Waterpark And Resort * The Legends Outdoor Shopping Mall. * Community America Ballpark, home to the Kansas City T-Bones of the Northern League. * Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Law and government Kansas City, Kansas has a consolidated city-county government in which the city and county have been merged into one jurisdiction. As such, it is simultaneously a city, which is a municipal corporation; and a county, which is an administrative division of a state. The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department was founded in 1898. In 1914, it had one...more

Kansas City Careers

Among the most common occupations in Kansas City are Sales and office occupations, 22%; Service occupations, 19%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 18%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Kansas City, Kansas work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Kansas City Industries

The leading industries in Kansas City, Kansas are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 16%; Manufacturing, 11%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Kansas City job listings indicate that the following industries in Kansas City are hiring the most workers:

Kansas City Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Kansas City, Kansas is $30,148, and the median income of households in Kansas City was $33,157.

Average Salaries in Kansas City, KS

Kansas City, KS


According to our Kansas City Trends data, the number of Kansas City, Kansas jobs has decreased by 22% since October 2013.
Kansas City job trends

Kansas City Employment Statistics

Population of Kansas City
Total population 142,341
Male 49.12%
Female 50.88%
Median age 33.7
Kansas City Housing
Owner-occupied homes 65.8%
Median cost of a home $84,600
Median mortgage payment $567
Renter-occupied homes 34.2%
Vacant housing 13.3%
Median monthly rent $645
Average Income
Median for all workers $22,576
Median for all male full-time $32,898
Median for all female full-time $27,399
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 39%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 30%
Currently married 48%
Separated 3%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 12%
White 56%
Black or African American 32%
Asian 2%
Other 10%
Kansas City Commute
Carpool 13.4%
Public transportation 1.5%
Average travel time 19 minutes

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