Kansas vs. Missouri

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)2,913,3146,137,428
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)2.1%2.5%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)2,853,1235,988,950
Population, Census, April 1, 20102,853,1185,988,927
Persons under 5 years, percent6.5%6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent24.2%22.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent15.9%16.9%
Female persons, percent50.2%50.9%
White alone, percent86.4%83.0%
Black or African American alone, percent6.1%11.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.2%0.6%
Asian alone, percent3.1%2.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent3.0%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent12.1%4.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent75.7%79.3%
Veterans, 2014-2018181,453413,189
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20187.1%4.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)1,280,7742,806,371
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.3%66.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$145,400$151,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,349$1,254
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$495$438
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$831$809
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201317.7%19.7%
Building permits, 20189,47816,875
Households, 2014-20181,124,5492,396,271
Persons per household, 2014-20182.522.47
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201883.6%84.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201811.7%6.1%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201888.4%87.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201879.6%77.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201890.7%89.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201832.9%28.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.0%10.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent10.3%11.2%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201865.7%62.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201861.2%58.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)4,873,41112,430,310
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)18,248,37040,089,316
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)86,076,260111,535,362
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)60,226,32491,916,351
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)38,276,46190,546,581
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,263$15,036
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201819.323.6
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$57,422$53,560
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$30,757$29,537
Persons in poverty, percent12.0%13.2%
Total employer establishments, 201774,947150,882
Total employment, 20171,199,1622,517,204
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)52,754,605116,773,811
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.2%0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017201,268418,097
All firms, 2012239,118491,606
Men-owned firms, 2012125,169257,948
Women-owned firms, 201277,194162,616
Minority-owned firms, 201226,12761,035
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012204,562415,972
Veteran-owned firms, 201221,61049,217
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012203,401415,542
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.4%4.9%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.9%0.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20072.0%1.9%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20072.4%1.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200727.5%26.1%
Population per square mile, 201034.987.1
Land area in square miles, 201081,758.7268,741.52

Source: United States Census Bureau

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