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Kansas City, Mo.-Ks., Metropolitan Area Data Tables

Employees on nonfarm payrolls, Kansas City metropolitan area, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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Kansas City, Mo.-Ks. MSA

1,097.4 1,097.3 1,098.6 1,101.9 1,103.7 1,105.0 1,105.6 1,093.2 979.9 995.3 1,029.8 1,050.3 1,052.7 2.4 0.2

Kansas

1,426.5 1,423.4 1,421.9 1,423.3 1,428.0 1,433.1 1,434.3 1,422.9 1,290.2 1,313.9 1,345.0 1,355.8 1,365.1 9.3 0.7

Missouri

2,907.1 2,906.4 2,905.0 2,905.2 2,899.4 2,911.3 2,912.6 2,878.1 2,566.7 2,617.6 2,691.8 2,763.8 2,769.5 5.7 0.2

United States

151,160 151,368 151,553 151,814 151,998 152,212 152,463 151,090 130,303 133,028 137,809 139,543 140,914 1,371 1.0

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, Kansas City metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
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Kansas City, Mo.-Ks. MSA Kansas City, Ks. portion Kansas City, Mo. portion
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Total Nonfarm

1,098.2 1,045.2 1,051.9 -46.3 -4.2 488.3 467.2 471.0 -17.3 -3.5 609.9 578.0 580.9 -29.0 -4.8

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

55.1 58.4 59.0 3.9 7.1 24.0 24.5 24.3 0.3 1.3 31.1 33.9 34.7 3.6 11.6

Manufacturing

78.2 73.7 74.9 -3.3 -4.2 31.5 30.8 31.4 -0.1 -0.3 46.7 42.9 43.5 -3.2 -6.9

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

218.6 213.4 215.7 -2.9 -1.3 106.1 105.5 107.1 1.0 0.9 112.5 107.9 108.6 -3.9 -3.5

Information

16.2 15.1 14.9 -1.3 -8.0 7.2 6.6 6.5 -0.7 -9.7 9.0 8.5 8.4 -0.6 -6.7

Financial Activities

79.7 75.5 74.4 -5.3 -6.6 38.4 38.1 37.4 -1.0 -2.6 41.3 37.4 37.0 -4.3 -10.4

Professional & Business Services

194.8 185.0 184.3 -10.5 -5.4 94.2 86.6 87.0 -7.2 -7.6 100.6 98.4 97.3 -3.3 -3.3

Education & Health Services

156.0 149.3 150.5 -5.5 -3.5 70.2 68.1 68.8 -1.4 -2.0 85.8 81.2 81.7 -4.1 -4.8

Leisure & Hospitality

116.3 92.5 93.2 -23.1 -19.9 44.7 37.6 37.9 -6.8 -15.2 71.6 54.9 55.3 -16.3 -22.8

Other Services

43.0 41.6 41.5 -1.5 -3.5 17.1 16.0 16.1 -1.0 -5.8 25.9 25.6 25.4 -0.5 -1.9

Government

140.3 140.7 143.5 3.2 2.3 54.9 53.4 54.5 -0.4 -0.7 85.4 87.3 89.0 3.6 4.2

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(1) Data unavailable at the State and U.S. levels.
(p) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector for Kansas, Missouri, and the United States, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
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Total Nonfarm

1,418.5 1,339.8 1,355.3 -63.2 -4.5 2,897.5 2,742.6 2,757.0 -140.5 -4.8 151,141 139,063 140,598 -10,543 -7.0

Mining & Logging(1)

6.9 6.0 6.0 -0.9 -13.0 4.5 4.2 4.2 -0.3 -6.7 744 630 625 -119 -16.0

Construction(1)

65.4 65.7 66.4 1.0 1.5 131.7 135.6 135.5 3.8 2.9 7,760 7,426 7,459 -301 -3.9

Manufacturing

168.3 155.4 155.8 -12.5 -7.4 278.6 267.1 268.8 -9.8 -3.5 12,929 12,175 12,211 -718 -5.6

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

267.3 264.1 266.5 -0.8 -0.3 542.6 519.5 518.5 -24.1 -4.4 27,619 26,087 26,382 -1,237 -4.5

Information

18.1 16.5 16.1 -2.0 -11.0 47.9 41.8 42.2 -5.7 -11.9 2,887 2,585 2,594 -293 -10.1

Financial Activities

78.2 75.5 75.3 -2.9 -3.7 177.0 172.3 171.4 -5.6 -3.2 8,835 8,682 8,713 -122 -1.4

Professional & Business Services

181.3 173.7 173.6 -7.7 -4.2 385.2 365.1 366.2 -19.0 -4.9 21,521 20,002 20,220 -1,301 -6.0

Education & Health Services

201.2 192.6 193.6 -7.6 -3.8 484.5 462.0 461.5 -23.0 -4.7 23,980 22,649 22,815 -1,165 -4.9

Leisure & Hospitality

133.9 117.0 116.1 -17.8 -13.3 322.5 261.1 267.3 -55.2 -17.1 17,244 13,139 13,249 -3,995 -23.2

Other Services

52.2 48.0 48.5 -3.7 -7.1 117.7 117.1 118.1 0.4 0.3 5,951 5,405 5,445 -506 -8.5

Government

245.7 225.3 237.4 -8.3 -3.4 405.3 396.8 403.3 -2.0 -0.5 21,671 20,283 20,885 -786 -3.6

Footnotes
(1) Data unavailable for the metropolitan area.
(p) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Unemployment, Kansas City metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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Kansas City, Mo.-Ks. MSA

39,762 30,234 32,617 33,772 35,485 42,139 38,920 39,952 126,423 121,298 88,448 87,770 82,805   43,043 108.3

Johnson, Ks.

10,165 8,012 8,429 8,567 8,355 9,486 9,170 8,427 35,462 31,310 23,260 22,943 20,568   10,403 102.3

Leavenworth, Ks.

1,316 1,061 1,115 1,126 1,141 1,430 1,391 1,228 4,165 3,802 2,723 2,754 2,430   1,114 84.7

Linn, Ks.

262 209 220 227 254 301 317 266 427 426 371 387 372   110 42.0

Miami, Ks.

571 468 501 500 541 713 672 563 1,562 1,359 1,066 1,110 1,002   431 75.5

Wyandotte, Ks.

3,340 2,699 3,149 2,909 2,898 3,518 3,476 2,909 11,787 11,186 8,174 8,548 7,341   4,001 119.8

Bates, Mo.

339 251 231 257 298 385 354 378 512 496 473 486 524   185 54.6

Caldwell, Mo.

141 98 104 132 140 173 171 186 411 392 225 254 240   99 70.2

Cass, Mo.

1,703 1,270 1,299 1,497 1,678 2,212 1,911 2,061 4,595 4,260 3,418 3,391 3,419   1,716 100.8

Clay, Mo.

4,186 3,081 3,423 3,601 3,909 4,739 4,077 4,604 17,113 16,902 10,082 9,664 8,857   4,671 111.6

Clinton, Mo.

323 241 238 266 328 417 361 374 1,268 1,201 703 716 674   351 108.7

Jackson, Mo.

14,823 10,914 11,789 12,406 13,453 15,683 14,354 16,106 40,281 41,145 31,967 31,744 32,072   17,249 116.4

Lafayette, Mo.

492 391 419 486 518 705 648 652 1,414 1,318 980 1,000 968   476 96.7

Platte, Mo.

1,653 1,242 1,379 1,451 1,586 1,899 1,602 1,773 5,700 5,831 4,209 3,969 3,636   1,983 120.0

Ray, Mo.

448 297 321 347 386 478 416 425 1,726 1,670 797 804 702   254 56.7

Kansas

50,095 40,121 42,395 43,110 42,840 50,693 49,770 43,497 174,577 148,024 113,748 116,591 105,906   55,811 111.4

Missouri

108,761 82,035 86,305 96,022 105,397 132,261 115,101 123,340 297,480 295,828 242,693 223,882 218,155   109,394 100.6

United States (in thousands)

6,203 5,465 5,510 5,441 5,503 6,504 6,218 7,370 22,504 20,514 18,072 16,882 13,742   7,539 121.5

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(p) Preliminary

NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Unemployment rate, Kansas City metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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Kansas City, Mo.-Ks. MSA

3.5 2.7 2.9 2.9 3.1 3.7 3.4 3.5 11.3 10.8 7.8 7.6 7.3   3.8

Johnson, Ks.

3.0 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.8 2.7 2.5 10.6 9.3 6.8 6.6 6.1   3.1

Leavenworth, Ks.

3.6 2.9 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.9 3.8 3.4 11.5 10.5 7.4 7.4 6.7   3.1

Linn, Ks.

5.9 4.7 4.9 5.1 5.7 6.7 7.0 6.0 10.2 9.9 8.4 8.7 8.4   2.5

Miami, Ks.

3.3 2.7 2.9 2.8 3.1 4.0 3.8 3.2 9.2 8.0 6.2 6.3 5.8   2.5

Wyandotte, Ks.

4.3 3.5 4.1 3.7 3.7 4.5 4.4 3.8 14.9 14.1 10.3 10.6 9.3   5.0

Bates, Mo.

4.3 3.2 2.9 3.3 3.8 4.8 4.4 4.7 6.8 6.6 6.1 6.2 6.7   2.4

Caldwell, Mo.

3.3 2.3 2.3 3.0 3.2 3.9 3.8 4.2 9.4 9.1 5.2 5.9 5.6   2.3

Cass, Mo.

3.1 2.3 2.4 2.7 3.0 4.0 3.5 3.7 8.8 8.2 6.3 6.2 6.3   3.2

Clay, Mo.

3.0 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.8 3.5 3.0 3.3 12.6 12.5 7.4 7.0 6.5   3.5

Clinton, Mo.

3.0 2.3 2.2 2.5 3.0 3.9 3.3 3.4 11.7 11.3 6.6 6.7 6.3   3.3

Jackson, Mo.

4.0 3.0 3.2 3.4 3.7 4.3 3.9 4.4 11.4 11.6 8.8 8.6 8.8   4.8

Lafayette, Mo.

2.9 2.3 2.5 2.9 3.1 4.2 3.8 3.8 8.6 8.1 5.9 6.0 5.8   2.9

Platte, Mo.

2.8 2.1 2.3 2.5 2.7 3.2 2.7 3.0 10.0 10.2 7.2 6.7 6.2   3.4

Ray, Mo.

4.0 2.7 2.9 3.1 3.5 4.3 3.8 3.8 15.2 14.8 7.3 7.3 6.5   2.5

Kansas

3.4 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.4 3.3 2.9 11.7 9.9 7.6 7.7 7.1   3.7

Missouri

3.5 2.7 2.8 3.1 3.4 4.3 3.7 3.9 9.8 9.8 7.9 7.2 7.1   3.6

United States

3.8 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 4.0 3.8 4.5 14.4 13.0 11.2 10.5 8.5   4.7

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(p) Preliminary

NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Covered(1)employment and wages, Kansas City metropolitan area and its component counties, 1st quarter 2020(2)
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Kansas City, Mo.-Ks. MSA

66,969 2,681 1,045,081 8,296 0.8 $1,115 3.7 $15,163,968 4.8

Johnson, Ks.

24,278 1,068 349,808 3,959 1.1 1,204 3.2 5,499,831 4.7

Leavenworth, Ks.

1,408 33 20,535 -186 -0.9 887 0.1 236,666 -0.4

Linn, Ks.

244 1 2,002 8 0.4 889 2.1 22,970 1.9

Miami, Ks.

832 26 8,333 0 0.0 749 2.9 81,856 3.3

Wyandotte, Ks.

3,524 114 90,259 724 0.8 1,078 3.6 1,260,698 4.1

Bates, Mo.

458 -2 3,613 -19 -0.5 630 3.3 29,738 3.4

Caldwell, Mo.

229 15 1,896 65 3.5 602 4.2 14,591 5.3

Cass, Mo.

2,286 56 26,974 223 0.8 709 5.2 247,476 6.3

Clay, Mo.

5,980 221 105,012 2,394 2.3 1,000 4.2 1,358,775 6.2

Clinton, Mo.

451 5 4,082 36 0.9 705 4.4 37,035 5.2

Jackson, Mo.

23,140 989 372,069 637 0.2 1,155 4.0 5,600,132 4.8

Lafayette, Mo.

887 29 8,557 25 0.3 633 3.3 70,240 3.8

Platte, Mo.

2,820 118 47,878 395 0.8 1,073 5.8 666,126 6.0

Ray, Mo.

432 8 4,063 35 0.9 722 1.7 37,833 3.0

Kansas

89,811 2,654 1,383,280 2,475 0.2 $969 3.2 $17,446,922 3.7

Missouri

214,843 8,877 2,795,744 7,489 0.3 1,016 3.0 36,905,209 3.8

United States

10,447,240 341,187 147,088,945 535,872 0.4 1,222 3.3 2,341,897,354 4.3

Footnotes
(1) Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs.
(2) Data are preliminary.
(3) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.

SOURCE: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages