Numerous Fortune 1,000 companies have located operations in the area. Those headquartered in the Kansas City area include AMC Entertainment, Cerner Corporation, DST Systems, Garmin International, Great Plains Energy (KCPL), Hallmark, H&R Block, Seaboard, Sprint, Westar Energy, and YRC Worldwide.
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NOTE: The data represents the most updated information available from company representatives. Attempts were made to update employer numbers in February 2009.
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 Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte and Ray in Missouri, and Johnson, Leavenworth, 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.