Kansas City metropolitan area

metropolitan area surrounding Kansas City, Missouri; a bi-state (Missouri-Kansas) urban area

The Kansas City metropolitan area surrounds the city of Kansas City, Missouri. It includes 15 counties in both Missouri and Kansas.[1] With a population of 2.34 million people, it is the second largest metropolitan area in Missouri behind Greater St. Louis.[1] However, the Kansas city metropolitan area is currently showing a 3.1 percent growth rate.[2] The St. Louis metropolitan area is only growing at a rate of .7 percent.[2]

The 15-county Kansas City Metropolitan Area, with the approximate city limits of Kansas City, Missouri in red and counties in blue

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Kansas City Population 2015". World Population Review. Retrieved 10 February 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Yael T. Abouhalkah (25 July 2015). "Kansas City metropolitan area thumps St. Louis in new population growth". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved 10 February 2016.