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Overview

Introduction to Gladstone, Missouri

Gladstone, Missouri, in Clay county, is located 7 miles N of Kansas City, Missouri. The city is included in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Gladstone History

Gladstone is located in Clay County, which was organized on January 2, 1822 and was named after Henry Clay who was the U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Gladstone was originally named as Linden. It adopted its present name in 1952. The city is informally nicknamed as Happy Rock.

Gladstone and nearby Attractions

  • Meadowbrook Shopping Center
  • Timber Ridge Golf Park
  • Strawberry Hill Museum
  • Worlds of Fun
  • Walt Disney House and Garage
  • Weston Bend State Park

Things To Do In Gladstone

During your stay in Gladstone, one can visit the Strawberry Hill Museum, Children's Museum of Kansas City, and Kansas City Museum. The City Market and Worlds of Fun are also in the neighborhood. One can shop at the Meadowbrook Shopping Center. The Timber Ridge Golf Park is an ideal destination for the golf lovers. The Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site, Fort Osage, and Harry S. Truman National Historic Site are some of the popular tourist destinations. The city also hosts the Bluesfest and Gladfest every year.

Gladstone Transportation

Kansas City International Airport is less than an hour's drive away.

Gladstone Higher Education

Metropolitan Community College, Metropolitan Community Colleges, and Park University are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population26,562
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens18%
Employed Population 16+13,286
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married47.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.9%
Median Earnings25+$33,071
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,378
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,647

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,870
% Above Poverty Level85.8%
% Below Poverty Level14.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone31.6%
Median Gross Rent$801
Median House Value$132,500

Ancestry

German26.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.1%
Irish16%
English11.1%
Italian6.9%
French Except Basque3%
Welsh2.5%
Scottish2.2%
Swedish1.9%
Polish1.5%
Norwegian1.3%
Dutch1.2%
Russian0.9%
African0.8%
Belgian0.5%
Croatian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
South African0.3%
Sudanese0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Greek0.2%
Basque0.2%
Egyptian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Gladstone Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clay County
Standard Zip Codes64118, 64119
Phone Area Codes816
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.21
Approximate Longitude-94.57

Gladstone Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationKANSAS CITY DOWNTOWN AP
Distance6.5 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp46 to 67 F
Jul Temp72 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 69 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationEDGERTON
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 90 F
Oct Temp42 to 70 F
Annual Precip39 inches
StationOLATHE 3 E
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp45 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avondale392$55,893
Claycomo1,528$47,875
Houston Lake322$83,750
Oakview409$66,250
Pleasant Valley3,043$59,120
Riverside3,103$39,808

Gladstone Public Schools

Antioch Middle
2100 Ne 65th St
ZIP: 64118
(816) 413-6200
Middle
Total Enrollment 939
Linden West Elem.
7333 N Wyandotte St
ZIP: 64118
(816) 413-4750
Primary
Total Enrollment 547
Meadowbrook Elem.
6301 N Michigan Dr
ZIP: 64118
(816) 413-6700
Primary
Total Enrollment 560
Oakwood Manor Elem.
5900 N Flora Av
ZIP: 64118
(816) 413-5250
Primary
Total Enrollment 325
S.t.a.r. Day Treatment Ctr.
731 Ne 76th St
ZIP: 64118
(816) 437-3607
Other
Chapel Hill Elem.
3220 Ne 67th Terr
ZIP: 64119
(816) 413-6600
Primary
Total Enrollment 546

Gladstone Private Schools

Oakhill Day School
7019 N Cherry St
ZIP: 64118
Elementary
Total Enrollment 165
St Andrew The Apostle Parish School
6415 Ne Antioch Rd
ZIP: 64119
Elementary
Total Enrollment 214
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