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People

Total Population 4,808
Male Share of the Population 52.7%
Female Share of the Population 47.3%
Senior Citizens 8.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,215
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 59.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,058
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.3%
Median Gross Rent $598
Median House Value $146,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 8%

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

Peculiar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Overland Park, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles S of Kansas City, Missouri
County Cass
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64078
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.719
Longitude -94.458

Peculiar 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 LEES SUMMIT REED WLR
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.1 inches
Station OLATHE 3 E
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Station PAOLA
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belton 23,209 $62,191
Cleveland 609 $77,813
Freeman 511 $59,107
Harrisonville 10,003 $52,017
Lake Annette 136 $43,750

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

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20801 SCHOOL RD
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Serves 1,454 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

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