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People

Total Population 29,486
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 13,474
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 45.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.3%
Median Earnings25+ $35,290
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,599
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,544

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,392
% Above Poverty Level 86.1%
% Below Poverty Level 13.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 31%
Median Gross Rent $913
Median House Value $97,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 38.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 10.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Raytown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SW of Independence, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 8 miles SE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Jackson
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64129, 64133, 64138
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.008
Longitude -94.463

Raytown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station INDEPENDENCE
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station KANSAS CITY DOWNTOWN AP
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station HILLSDALE LAKE
Distance 33.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Grandview 24,997 $50,040
Independence 117,192 $55,637
Kansas City 467,990 $59,837
Lake Tapawingo 689 $87,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Raytown High Schools

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RAYTOWN SR. HIGH
6019 BLUE RIDGE BLVD
816-268-7300
Serves 1,443 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

RAYTOWN SOUTH SR. HIGH
8211 STERLING AVE
816-268-7330
Serves 1,336 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.3

HERNDON CAREER CTR.
11501 E 350 HWY
816-268-7140
A Vocational School

RAYTOWN EDUCATION CTR.
10601 E 59TH ST
816-268-7050
A Non-traditional School

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