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2012 Economic Census (NAICS Basis)
All dollar values in thousands.
MANUFACTURING
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS
MISSOURI
Establishments 1751 2,889 6,097
Employees 74,971 154,088 247,562
Value of Shipments ($1,000) $38,875,992 $48,433,379 $110,907,604
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $4,060,392 $7,704,851 $11,891,774
WHOLESALE TRADE
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 3,227 4,563 8,044
Employees 59,983 61,561 120,131
Sales ($1,000) $66,226,284 $69,668,326 $117,328,998
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $3,015,975 $3,339,997 $6,233,967
RETAIL TRADE
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 6,336 10,585 21,396
Employees 106,308 146,633 304,803
Sales ($1,000) $24,215,753 $34,538,332 $76,575,216
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $2,693,450 $3,409,755 $7,415020
TRANSPORTATION & WAREHOUSING
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 1,397 2,519 4,555
Employees 39,825 48,818 81,137
Revenue ($1,000) $4,700,484 $5,880,886 $14,974,422
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $1,520,232 $1,984,976 $3,183,643
FINANCE & INSURANCE
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 4,055 5,993 10,952
Employees 58,376 58,934 128,144
Revenue ($1,000) NA NA NA
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $4,102,728 $3,611,165 $8,322,394
REAL ESTATE & RENTAL & LEASING
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 2,384 2,981 6,092
Employees 13,841 15,104 34,587
Revenue ($1,000) $3,167,444 $2,428,788 $7,186,291
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $606,168 $531,039 $1,369,493
PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC, TECH SERVICES
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 6,123 7,122 13,280
Employees 66,793 59,352 139,741
Receipts ($1,000) $11,661,421 $7,889,028 $19,915,650
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $4,859,810 $3,455,548 $8,950,248
ADMIN & SUP & WASTE MGT & REMD SER
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 2,859 3,462 7,245
Employees 57,383 71,614 147,990
Sales ($1,000) $3,921,679 $4,135,661 $8,622,236
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $1,853,572 $2,230,250 $3,998,164
HEALTH CARE & SOCIAL ASSIST
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 5,508 7,973 18,834
Employees 131,926 193,335 396,568
Receipts ($1,000) $11,601,566 $15,128,745 $32,886,620
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $6,059,674 $7,614,853 $15,743,461
ACCOMODATION & FOOD SERVICES
KANSAS CITY MSA
KANSAS 
MISSOURI 
Establishments 3,912 5,951 12,479
Employees 82,504 106,861 238,544
Sales ($1,000) $4,368,510 $4,192,347 $11,070,634
Annual Payroll ($1,000) $1,296,858 $1,388,337 $3,528,932

Sources: U.S. Bureau of the Census.
Note: Value of Shipments, Sales, Revenue, and Receipts data is not available until end of year 2014. Data shown is from the 2007 Economic 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, 2004-2013

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census

Real Estate Market Statistics, 3Q 2014

Kansas City MSA
 
BUILDINGS
EXISTING SF
VACANCY
RENT
Office 4,295 113,709,736 11.0% $17.03
  Class A 165 28,739,719 12.8% 20.17
  Class B 1,848 62,188,655 10.8% 16.63
  Class C 2,282 22,781,362 9.1% 13.52
Industrial 6,160 255,304,194 5.6% 4.00
Flex 542 13,580,594 9.1% 8.40

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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