Kansas City, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 61,447 housing units in Kansas City. This represents a 4.7% decline from 64,457 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 59,210 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 2,237 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kansas City is about 62%. Kansas City's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.7%. Average household size is 2.62 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kansas City were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom14.40%
Two Bedrooms35.70%
Three Bedrooms36.50%
Four Bedrooms8.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.71
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$52,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$32,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.47
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$373

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage6.20%
Home Equity Loan4.70%
Simple Mortgage51.90%
Debt Free37%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.8%