Kansas City metropolitan area
The Kansas City metropolitan area surrounds the city of Kansas City, Missouri. It includes 15 counties in both Missouri and Kansas. With a population of 2.34 million people, it is the second largest metropolitan area in Missouri behind Greater St. Louis. However, the Kansas city metropolitan area is currently showing a 3.1 percent growth rate. The St. Louis metropolitan area is only growing at a rate of .7 percent.
- "Kansas City Population 2015". World Population Review. Retrieved 10 February 2016.
- 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.