The Kansas City metro area spans both sides of the Kansas/Missouri state line. It includes 15 counties and boasts a population of more than 2 million. Once known as a cow town, Kansas City is now a bustling metropolitan area featuring modern urban living, family-friendly suburban city centers and everything in between. Combine that with all the affordability and charm of the Midwest, and Kansas City emerges as a truly wonderful place to live.
Sports fanatics will love all the opportunities to cheer on the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, Sporting KC and all the exciting college athletic events happening around town. When it comes to food, BBQ isn’t the only thing at which Kansas City excels. The food scene is modern, diverse and continues to grow and evolve year after year. And there’s never a shortage of fun, unique events taking place all over town.
More reasons to give KC a chance…
- Kansas City consistently ranks among the nation’s most affordable housing markets according to the National Association of Home Builders. The accounting firm, Ernst & Young, named Kansas City as one of a very small handful of markets offering “amenitized” housing for approximately 20% of disposable household income.
- Kansas City’s cost-of-living typically falls 4–5% below the U.S. average as reported by ACCRA. Among large U.S. cities, this performance makes Kansas City one of the most affordable.
- Kansas City’s impressive concentration of high-ranking school districts in Expansion Management magazine’s annual educational quality ratings means Kansas City offers its children and parents the best education opportunities. School-age Kansas Citians enjoy three of the top twenty-five school districts in the nation.
Many consider Kansas City to be one of the best-kept secrets of the Midwest. Give it a chance and try not to fall in love!
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