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Popular Kansas City Apartments
Kansas City, Missouri, 64131
Studio/1 Bedroom$600 - $1,055
2 Bedrooms$800 - $1,480
3 Bedrooms$1,225 - $1,542
Kansas City, Missouri, 64154
1 Bedroom$799 - $895
2 Bedrooms$945 - $1,260
3 Bedrooms$1,475 - $1,520
Kansas City, Missouri, 64151
1 Bedroom$756 - $1,097
2 Bedrooms$784 - $1,458
Kansas City, Missouri, 64105
Studio/1 Bedroom$845 - $1,495
2 Bedrooms$1,215 - $1,930
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Kansas City Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 11.6% 10.1% +1.5% $10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 7.0% -0.6% $15,000 to $19,999 6.8% 7.1% -0.3% $20,000 to $24,999 7.5% 7.5% +0.0% $25,000 to $29,999 7.5% 7.3% +0.2% $30,000 to $34,999 7.2% 7.1% +0.1% $35,000 to $39,999 6.1% 6.4% -0.3% $40,000 to $44,999 6.0% 6.0% +0.0% $45,000 to $49,999 5.1% 5.2% -0.1% $50,000 to $59,999 8.9% 9.0% -0.1% $60,000 to $74,999 9.8% 9.9% -0.1% $75,000 to $99,999 8.7% 8.8% -0.1% $100,000 to $124,999 4.0% 4.0% +0.0% $125,000 to $149,999 1.6% 1.8% -0.2% $150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 1.4% -0.2% $200,000 or more 1.5% 1.6% -0.1%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 6.4% 7.0% -0.6% 10.0% to 14.9% 13.2% 13.3% -0.1% 15.0% to 19.9% 15.4% 15.3% +0.1% 20.0% to 24.9% 13.6% 12.9% +0.7% 25.0% to 29.9% 10.6% 10.0% +0.6% 30.0% to 34.9% 6.7% 6.8% -0.1% 35.0% to 39.9% 4.7% 4.7% +0.0% 40.0% to 49.9% 5.8% 6.1% -0.3% 50.0% or more 16.9% 15.5% +1.4% Not computed 6.9% 8.4% -1.5%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 14.7% 15.4% -0.7% 25 to 34 years 30.2% 26.9% +3.3% 35 to 44 years 21.6% 21.3% +0.3% 45 to 54 years 14.2% 13.7% +0.5% 55 to 64 years 7.3% 7.5% -0.2% 65 to 74 years 5.3% 6.2% -0.9% 75 to 84 years 4.6% 6.1% -1.5% 85 years and over 2.2% 3.0% -0.8%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 50.4% 38.7% +11.7% 30 to 44 minutes 27.2% 26.4% +0.8% 45 to 59 minutes 7.2% 13.0% -5.8% 60 or more minutes 15.3% 21.9% -6.6%
Source: 2000 Census
Average Apartment Rent in Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Kansas City have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In September the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Kansas City apartment cost $916. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Kansas City apartment was $1,144 in September. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in September was $1,400. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Kansas City rentals listed below.
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Map & Local Information
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What are the most fun neighborhoods in Kansas City?
Brookside is the metropolitan hub of Kansas City with beautiful homes, unique shops, trendy restaurants, and several local cultural attractions. South of Country Club Plaza visitors will find an array of chic coffeehouses, high end eateries and laid back neighborhood bars. Get your caffeine fix at the hip and locally renowned Roasterie Cafe, featuring their own home roasted beans and free wifi. Or stop by local fine art retailer Stuff, for an eclectic array of home goods and handmade gifts from over 60 artisans from around the world. Held here for over 20 years, the annual Brookside Art Fair is an extraordinary event featuring art exhibits of all varieties produced by over 185 local, national, and international artists.
What areas of Kansas City are safe for walking around at night?
Kansas City's Plaza and Brookside neighborhoods are renowned for being safe and friendly communities, but housing prices tend to be higher in these areas. Some other more affordable and still safe KC neighborhoods include Raymore, Grandview, and Lee's Summit. According to neighborhoodscout.com, the neighborhoods with the lowest crime rates in the city are Parkville, Route 45/National Drive, and the Wark Parkway/68th Terrace area.
What's the weather like in Kansas City?
Kansas City's proximity to the meeting of two rivers makes for a climate that can be classified as humid continental or humid subtropical. Moderate precipitation and extremes of hot and cold are characteristic of this type of climate. Summers can be quite humid, and during late summer highs can occasionally exceed 100 degrees F. Winter temperatures vary but can sometimes fall below 0 degrees F, and average snowfall is 12.6 inches. Also of note is the fact that Kansas City is prone to tornadoes, ice storms, and flooding.
What does everyone in Kansas City do for fun in their spare time and on weekends?
For metropolitan entertainment, Kansas City has plenty of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. It also has an active music scene, especially when it comes to jazz, which is played in many venues across town. Kansas City is also home to several movie theaters, as well as a sizeable performing arts contingent with various troupes, playhouses, and Broadway shows. In terms of outdoor activities, there are many parks and country clubs in the vicinity; at nearly 2,000 acres, Swope Park is probably the largest, offering multi-use trails, tennis courts, playgrounds, and more. For swimming and fishing, there are several large lakes in the area, including the Lake of the Ozarks. And for hiking and camping, the Ozark Mountains are located southeast of Kansas City.
What are some family friendly neighborhoods in Kansas City?
If you want to find family-friendly neighborhoods in Kansas City, we need to think about safety and education. For safety, Weatherby Lake, Northern Heights / Breen Acres, Platte Purchase Dr / 108th St, Route 45 / National Dr, and Parkville / Park College are the top five safest neighborhoods. The top five neighborhoods for education, on the other hand, are 56th St / Prairie View Rd, Weatherby Lake, Parkville / Park College, Route 152 / Green Hill Rd, and Northern Heights / Breen Acres. Some of the best neighborhoods for families in Kansas City, so, are Weatherby Lake, Northern Heights / Breen Acres, and Parkville / Park College.