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

1,090.4 1,092.8 1,092.1 1,093.5 1,093.9 1,092.2 1,094.2 1,096.7 1,101.1 1,099.8 1,105.6 1,107.0 1,108.2 1.2 0.1

Kansas

1,405.9 1,408.9 1,411.3 1,412.5 1,414.2 1,415.6 1,417.8 1,422.8 1,424.4 1,426.7 1,430.8 1,425.0 1,425.4 0.4 0.0

Missouri

2,872.6 2,879.5 2,880.6 2,884.7 2,891.1 2,894.0 2,894.5 2,895.6 2,904.3 2,904.7 2,907.5 2,913.2 2,917.2 4.0 0.1

United States

147,234 147,450 147,625 147,801 148,125 148,280 148,455 148,723 148,931 149,096 149,382 149,500 149,750 250 0.2

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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

1,097.1 1,111.9 1,115.3 18.2 1.7 479.6 486.2 490.3 10.7 2.2 617.5 625.7 625.0 7.5 1.2

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

50.6 55.9 55.3 4.7 9.3 20.9 22.0 21.2 0.3 1.4 29.7 33.9 34.1 4.4 14.8

Manufacturing

76.0 75.8 76.1 0.1 0.1 30.8 31.2 31.3 0.5 1.6 45.2 44.6 44.8 -0.4 -0.9

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

216.8 218.1 219.7 2.9 1.3 105.3 107.5 108.9 3.6 3.4 111.5 110.6 110.8 -0.7 -0.6

Information

17.4 16.6 16.6 -0.8 -4.6 7.0 6.4 6.5 -0.5 -7.1 10.4 10.2 10.1 -0.3 -2.9

Financial Activities

80.0 81.5 81.5 1.5 1.9 35.9 36.9 37.1 1.2 3.3 44.1 44.6 44.4 0.3 0.7

Professional & Business Services

196.0 198.7 201.1 5.1 2.6 96.5 97.2 99.0 2.5 2.6 99.5 101.5 102.1 2.6 2.6

Education & Health Services

153.6 150.0 153.1 -0.5 -0.3 67.4 67.0 68.2 0.8 1.2 86.2 83.0 84.9 -1.3 -1.5

Leisure & Hospitality

109.7 113.4 110.4 0.7 0.6 40.4 41.6 41.5 1.1 2.7 69.3 71.8 68.9 -0.4 -0.6

Other Services

43.6 43.7 43.8 0.2 0.5 17.1 17.2 17.3 0.2 1.2 26.5 26.5 26.5 0.0 0.0

Government

153.4 158.2 157.7 4.3 2.8 58.3 59.2 59.3 1.0 1.7 95.1 99.0 98.4 3.3 3.5

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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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Kansas Missouri U.S.
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Total Nonfarm

1,422.2 1,430.9 1,441.8 19.6 1.4 2,897.3 2,924.0 2,942.2 44.9 1.5 148,203 149,738 150,753 2,550 1.7

Mining & Logging(1)

6.8 7.2 7.2 0.4 5.9 4.3 4.2 4.3 0.0 0.0 700 759 764 64 9.1

Construction(1)

61.2 62.6 61.9 0.7 1.1 127.5 127.8 127.4 -0.1 -0.1 7,182 7,474 7,500 318 4.4

Manufacturing

162.5 166.4 166.2 3.7 2.3 265.5 271.1 272.2 6.7 2.5 12,509 12,791 12,800 291 2.3

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

270.2 271.6 275.8 5.6 2.1 546.7 547.0 547.7 1.0 0.2 27,604 27,715 27,910 306 1.1

Information

18.8 17.0 17.0 -1.8 -9.6 51.3 52.1 51.8 0.5 1.0 2,784 2,753 2,776 -8 -0.3

Financial Activities

78.0 80.0 80.4 2.4 3.1 173.8 176.0 175.7 1.9 1.1 8,499 8,606 8,616 117 1.4

Professional & Business Services

181.5 183.9 185.6 4.1 2.3 390.5 397.4 402.9 12.4 3.2 20,815 21,185 21,352 537 2.6

Education & Health Services

198.7 197.2 198.9 0.2 0.1 471.1 475.8 484.2 13.1 2.8 23,515 23,691 24,018 503 2.1

Leisure & Hospitality

129.5 130.5 131.8 2.3 1.8 306.4 318.8 316.5 10.1 3.3 16,100 16,530 16,360 260 1.6

Other Services

50.7 50.8 50.2 -0.5 -1.0 116.2 115.3 115.0 -1.2 -1.0 5,808 5,864 5,886 78 1.3

Government

264.3 263.7 266.8 2.5 0.9 444.0 438.5 444.5 0.5 0.1 22,687 22,370 22,771 84 0.4

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(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

38,062 35,583 36,577 44,326 42,759 40,952 37,347 40,903 40,409 45,892 40,304 32,122 30,922   -7,140 -18.8

Johnson, Ks.

8,840 9,028 8,573 9,558 9,880 9,600 9,144 9,298 10,316 11,463 10,239 8,632 8,917   77 0.9

Leavenworth, Ks.

1,253 1,222 1,179 1,551 1,468 1,355 1,244 1,264 1,367 1,484 1,359 1,134 1,175   -78 -6.2

Linn, Ks.

205 205 230 289 307 256 236 242 250 313 265 224 235   30 14.6

Miami, Ks.

530 528 551 730 739 621 566 575 654 708 614 517 561   31 5.8

Wyandotte, Ks.

3,881 3,381 3,394 4,479 4,207 3,765 3,457 3,658 3,935 4,374 3,682 3,204 3,303   -578 -14.9

Bates, Mo.

243 286 309 421 421 352 326 297 322 353 311 216 218   -25 -10.3

Caldwell, Mo.

168 129 142 190 181 154 138 181 150 150 149 105 85   -83 -49.4

Cass, Mo.

1,443 1,560 1,675 2,109 2,059 1,933 1,689 1,707 1,802 2,028 1,796 1,368 1,240   -203 -14.1

Clay, Mo.

5,097 3,652 3,843 5,104 4,345 4,272 3,823 5,251 3,984 4,991 4,134 3,153 2,804   -2,293 -45.0

Clinton, Mo.

418 328 371 469 424 396 342 487 369 447 353 249 216   -202 -48.3

Jackson, Mo.

13,216 12,957 13,891 16,189 15,899 15,559 13,975 15,032 14,731 16,506 14,874 11,399 10,418   -2,798 -21.2

Lafayette, Mo.

533 511 566 706 708 649 576 636 615 689 533 407 382   -151 -28.3

Platte, Mo.

1,598 1,433 1,456 2,002 1,637 1,630 1,456 1,642 1,509 1,825 1,614 1,223 1,115   -483 -30.2

Ray, Mo.

637 363 397 529 484 410 375 633 405 561 381 291 253   -384 -60.3

Kansas

45,079 46,579 44,738 50,776 53,061 50,450 47,053 47,655 54,549 59,107 51,230 43,531 44,785   -294 -0.7

Missouri

82,841 94,198 99,395 121,767 120,415 114,859 101,099 101,737 108,538 117,084 104,810 80,603 71,387   -11,454 -13.8

United States (in thousands)

6,242 6,286 6,278 7,189 7,091 6,671 5,932 5,756 6,812 6,730 6,370 5,766 5,771   -471 -7.5

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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

3.4 3.2 3.3 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.9 3.5 2.8 2.7   -0.7

Johnson, Ks.

2.7 2.7 2.6 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.8 3.0 3.3 3.0 2.6 2.6   -0.1

Leavenworth, Ks.

3.5 3.4 3.3 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.5 3.7 4.0 3.7 3.1 3.2   -0.3

Linn, Ks.

4.7 4.7 5.3 6.6 7.0 5.9 5.5 5.6 5.6 6.9 6.0 5.1 5.3   0.6

Miami, Ks.

3.1 3.1 3.2 4.2 4.3 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.7 4.0 3.5 3.0 3.2   0.1

Wyandotte, Ks.

5.0 4.4 4.4 5.8 5.4 4.9 4.5 4.7 4.9 5.4 4.7 4.1 4.2   -0.8

Bates, Mo.

3.0 3.6 3.9 5.2 5.2 4.3 4.0 3.6 3.9 4.3 3.8 2.7 2.7   -0.3

Caldwell, Mo.

3.7 2.9 3.2 4.3 4.1 3.5 3.1 4.0 3.3 3.3 3.4 2.4 1.9   -1.8

Cass, Mo.

2.7 2.9 3.1 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.6 3.2 2.5 2.2   -0.5

Clay, Mo.

3.8 2.7 2.9 3.8 3.3 3.2 2.9 3.9 2.9 3.6 3.0 2.3 2.1   -1.7

Clinton, Mo.

3.8 3.0 3.4 4.3 3.9 3.6 3.1 4.3 3.3 3.9 3.2 2.3 1.9   -1.9

Jackson, Mo.

3.6 3.6 3.8 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.8 4.1 3.9 4.4 4.0 3.1 2.8   -0.8

Lafayette, Mo.

3.1 3.0 3.3 4.1 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.9 3.1 2.4 2.2   -0.9

Platte, Mo.

2.8 2.5 2.6 3.6 2.9 2.9 2.6 2.9 2.6 3.1 2.8 2.1 1.9   -0.9

Ray, Mo.

5.6 3.3 3.6 4.8 4.4 3.7 3.4 5.5 3.6 4.9 3.4 2.6 2.3   -3.3

Kansas

3.1 3.1 3.0 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.6 3.9 3.5 2.9 3.0   -0.1

Missouri

2.7 3.1 3.3 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.3 3.3 3.5 3.8 3.4 2.6 2.3   -0.4

United States

3.9 3.9 3.9 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.7 3.6 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.5   -0.4

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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, 2nd quarter 2018(2)
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Kansas City, Mo.-Ks. MSA

64,272 -24 1,052,570 12,320 1.2 $1,010 3.1 $13,734,846 4.2

Johnson, Ks.

23,594 182 352,176 8,479 2.5 1,068 3.2 4,850,990 5.7

Leavenworth, Ks.

1,407 -32 21,418 70 0.3 867 2.6 240,725 2.4

Linn, Ks.

253 -8 2,102 -154 -6.8 812 -9.5 21,858 -16.0

Miami, Ks.

794 7 8,668 150 1.8 717 3.0 79,865 5.1

Wyandotte, Ks.

3,461 -12 90,788 -206 -0.2 1,009 2.2 1,186,817 2.1

Bates, Mo.

451 -2 3,657 -123 -3.3 650 6.4 30,901 2.6

Caldwell, Mo.

216 -9 1,986 77 4.0 629 9.0 16,189 14.4

Cass, Mo.

2,171 16 27,465 1,356 5.2 708 4.0 251,092 8.0

Clay, Mo.

5,644 -24 106,057 -716 -0.7 916 1.0 1,247,996 0.2

Clinton, Mo.

461 -10 4,173 -9 -0.2 652 0.3 34,992 0.5

Jackson, Mo.

21,875 -73 373,569 1,837 0.5 1,061 3.8 5,125,682 4.1

Lafayette, Mo.

854 -30 8,722 33 0.4 650 3.8 73,658 4.1

Platte, Mo.

2,670 -16 47,651 1,851 4.0 871 3.3 538,447 6.9

Ray, Mo.

421 -13 4,138 -325 -7.3 668 4.0 35,635 -3.1

Kansas

88,955 -459 1,393,269 14,002 1.0 $879 3.4 $15,870,958 4.4

Missouri

203,370 -1,109 2,828,957 13,197 0.5 924 3.9 33,887,700 4.5

United States

10,047,987 240,196 147,431,154 2,214,082 1.5 1,055 3.4 2,009,922,973 5.0

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