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2007 Economic Census (NAICS Basis)
All dollar values in thousands.
MANUFACTURING
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS
MISSOURI
Establishments 2,033 3,170 6,886
Employees 82,421 177,659 295,313
Value of Shipments ($1,000) $38,875,992 $48,433,379 $110,907,604
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $4,091,706 $7,983,363 $12,996,508
WHOLESALE TRADE
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 3,403 4,544 8,338
Employees 64,263 57,551 129,138
Sales ($1,000) $66,226,284 $69,668,326 $117,328,998
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $2,953,312 $2,788,773 $5,801,793
RETAIL TRADE KANSAS CITY MSA KANSAS  MISSOURI 
Establishments 6,840 11,463 23,360
Employees 110,941 169,677 317,318
Sales ($1,000) $24,215,753 $34,538,332 $76,575,216
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $2,521,714 $3,133,692 $7,155,282
TRANSPORTATION & WAREHOUSING
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 1,535 2,656 5,091
Employees 41,462 46,861 89,027
Revenue ($1,000) $4,700,484 $5,880,886 $14,974,422
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $1,488,714 $1,647,031 $2,277,280
FINANCE & INSURANCE
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 4,260 6,065 11,219
Employees 65,524 61,657 137,221
Revenue ($1,000) NA NA NA
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $3,852,067 $3,223,596 $7,277,233
REAL ESTATE & RENTAL & LEASING
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 2,726 3,314 7,033
Employees 15,815 15,160 39,625
Revenue ($1,000) $3,167,444 $2,428,788 $7,186,291
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $531,114 $439,739 $1,248,765
PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC, TECH SERVICES
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 6,180 7,078 13,582
Employees 67,748 56,302 132,339
Receipts ($1,000) $11,661,421 $7,889,028 $19,915,650
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $4,176,272 $2,752,995 $7,539,559
ADMIN & SUP & WASTE MGT & REMD SER
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 2,999 3,542 7,546
Employees 71,661 76,698 157,760
Sales ($1,000) $3,921,679 $4,135,661 $8,622,236
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $1,887,201 $1,975,166 $3,998,164
HEALTH CARE & SOCIAL ASSIST
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 4,880 7,695 15,984
Employees 116,844 178,528 362,340
Receipts ($1,000) $11,601,566 $15,128,745 $32,886,620
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $4,734,182 $6,143,763 $12,918,598
ACCOMODATION & FOOD SERVICES
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 3,882 5,866 12,261
Employees 84,322 104,795 241,438
Sales ($1,000) $4,368,510 $4,192,347 $11,070,634
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $1,184,518 $1,173,654 $3,109,147

Sources: U.S. Bureau of the Census.

Business Establishments, 2012

Establishments by Employment Size Class, Kansas City MSA
1-19 42,004
20-99 6,469
100-499 1,253
500 & Over 131
Total 49,857

Establishments by County
MISSOURI
Buchanan* 2,258
Cass 1,824
Clay 4,762
Clinton 360
Jackson 16,867
Johnson* 899
Lafayette 685
Livingston* 407
Platte   2,226
Ray   358
KANSAS
Atchison* 360
Douglas* 2,625
Franklin 571
Johnson 17,152
Leavenworth 1,201
Miami 727
Shawnee* 4,326
Wyandotte 2,987

Note: * marked counties are not included in the Kansas City MO-KS MSA.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, County Business Patterns, 2012.

Construction Activity, 2000, 2005-2013

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census

Real Estate Market Statistics, 1Q 2014

Kansas City MSA
 
BUILDINGS
EXISTING SF
VACANCY
RENT
Office 4,285 113,398,501 12.1% $16.92
  Class A 162 28,114,911 14.1% 19.82
  Class B 1,843 62,924,175 12.3% 16.57
  Class C 2,280 22,359,415 8.9% 13.02
Industrial 6,150 252,113,693 5.1% 3.98
Flex 535 13,407,119 8.3% 8.19

Source: CoStar Group.

 

DEFINING THE GREATER KC METRO AREA

Kansas City is a Missouri/Kansas bi-state metropolitan area. All statistical references made to Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) include the counties of Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte and Ray in Missouri, and Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami and Wyandotte counties in Kansas. The greater Kansas City area also includes the adjoining Lawrence, KS, St. Joseph, MO, and Topeka, KS MSAs, as well as the Atchison, KS, Chillicothe, MO, Ottawa, KS, and Warrensburg, MO areas.

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