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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

1,057.1 1,063.8 1,071.4 1,064.3 1,073.5 1,074.3 1,076.6 1,072.1 1,089.1 1,094.1 1,092.6 1,096.6 1,099.1 2.5 0.2

Kansas

1,356.1 1,354.7 1,363.5 1,360.2 1,373.8 1,371.5 1,370.2 1,376.2 1,382.4 1,385.1 1,387.6 1,388.8 1,391.5 2.7 0.2

Missouri

2,790.0 2,799.2 2,807.7 2,796.5 2,814.4 2,812.0 2,819.2 2,820.7 2,832.1 2,838.5 2,848.0 2,855.7 2,863.3 7.6 0.3

United States

142,809 142,503 142,736 143,272 144,057 144,326 144,940 145,902 146,993 147,476 147,855 148,401 148,611 210 0.1

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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

1,063.8 1,104.3 1,106.7 42.9 4.0 472.7 486.4 489.5 16.8 3.6 591.1 617.9 617.2 26.1 4.4

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

52.6 54.2 54.5 1.9 3.6 22.0 23.3 22.6 0.6 2.7 30.6 30.9 31.9 1.3 4.2

Manufacturing

80.2 84.8 83.5 3.3 4.1 33.5 35.1 35.3 1.8 5.4 46.7 49.7 48.2 1.5 3.2

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

216.7 223.3 229.4 12.7 5.9 105.6 109.9 113.3 7.7 7.3 111.1 113.4 116.1 5.0 4.5

Information

14.5 13.6 13.8 -0.7 -4.8 6.2 6.1 6.2 0.0 0.0 8.3 7.5 7.6 -0.7 -8.4

Financial Activities

80.7 76.7 76.7 -4.0 -5.0 38.5 36.1 36.2 -2.3 -6.0 42.2 40.6 40.5 -1.7 -4.0

Professional & Business Services

185.4 195.8 198.2 12.8 6.9 88.8 90.3 91.2 2.4 2.7 96.6 105.5 107.0 10.4 10.8

Education & Health Services

156.4 160.5 157.5 1.1 0.7 69.0 70.5 69.5 0.5 0.7 87.4 90.0 88.0 0.6 0.7

Leisure & Hospitality

88.8 106.5 104.3 15.5 17.5 34.8 39.5 39.6 4.8 13.8 54.0 67.0 64.7 10.7 19.8

Other Services

41.0 41.1 41.1 0.1 0.2 16.2 16.6 16.7 0.5 3.1 24.8 24.5 24.4 -0.4 -1.6

Government

147.5 147.8 147.7 0.2 0.1 58.1 59.0 58.9 0.8 1.4 89.4 88.8 88.8 -0.6 -0.7

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

1,369.6 1,400.8 1,405.1 35.5 2.6 2,813.5 2,877.7 2,891.4 77.9 2.8 144,121 149,226 150,004 5,883 4.1

Mining & Logging(1)

5.6 6.0 6.1 0.5 8.9 4.3 4.7 4.8 0.5 11.6 599 653 648 49 8.2

Construction(1)

64.1 64.9 63.9 -0.2 -0.3 127.5 129.5 130.9 3.4 2.7 7,413 7,666 7,605 192 2.6

Manufacturing

157.4 163.5 164.2 6.8 4.3 266.8 275.6 272.8 6.0 2.2 12,191 12,517 12,558 367 3.0

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

266.4 276.1 280.4 14.0 5.3 546.6 549.8 562.0 15.4 2.8 27,520 27,761 28,343 823 3.0

Information

16.4 16.6 17.0 0.6 3.7 44.4 42.2 42.6 -1.8 -4.1 2,659 2,790 2,797 138 5.2

Financial Activities

77.4 74.7 74.5 -2.9 -3.7 174.7 165.9 165.4 -9.3 -5.3 8,763 8,907 8,915 152 1.7

Professional & Business Services

170.4 174.7 174.3 3.9 2.3 366.9 390.4 394.5 27.6 7.5 20,580 21,603 21,708 1,128 5.5

Education & Health Services

197.8 199.1 198.7 0.9 0.5 488.9 492.8 493.1 4.2 0.9 23,510 23,917 24,006 496 2.1

Leisure & Hospitality

110.4 121.3 120.6 10.2 9.2 251.0 282.9 280.4 29.4 11.7 13,418 15,435 15,332 1,914 14.3

Other Services

49.1 48.6 48.8 -0.3 -0.6 111.5 113.0 113.8 2.3 2.1 5,475 5,773 5,781 306 5.6

Government

254.6 255.3 256.6 2.0 0.8 430.9 430.9 431.1 0.2 0.0 21,993 22,204 22,311 318 1.4

(1) Data unavailable for the metropolitan area.
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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

48,657 51,531 58,974 54,556 48,717 48,145 58,993 63,993 52,499 44,197 40,914 34,852 30,977   -17,680 -36.3

Johnson, Ks.

12,474 13,413 17,360 10,620 10,833 9,535 10,592 12,717 13,828 11,743 10,191 9,362 7,105   -5,369 -43.0

Leavenworth, Ks.

1,371 1,476 1,692 1,555 1,444 1,240 1,405 1,669 1,801 1,491 1,346 1,236 965   -406 -29.6

Linn, Ks.

198 173 225 285 219 175 190 239 250 218 190 192 151   -47 -23.7

Miami, Ks.

645 674 749 686 646 532 576 699 771 642 557 525 395   -250 -38.8

Wyandotte, Ks.

3,959 3,426 4,613 4,515 4,315 4,013 4,544 5,158 5,293 4,290 4,106 3,601 2,933   -1,026 -25.9

Bates, Mo.

299 360 396 439 334 275 327 371 275 251 190 213 191   -108 -36.1

Caldwell, Mo.

158 194 202 269 180 205 310 306 210 140 187 118 130   -28 -17.7

Cass, Mo.

2,074 2,269 2,538 2,560 2,087 1,895 2,287 2,520 1,856 1,714 1,336 1,353 1,241   -833 -40.2

Clay, Mo.

5,173 5,640 5,977 6,918 5,784 6,811 9,806 9,775 6,155 4,796 5,777 3,697 4,089   -1,084 -21.0

Clinton, Mo.

383 432 507 648 484 545 779 823 541 401 473 278 303   -80 -20.9

Jackson, Mo.

18,821 20,051 21,090 21,866 18,910 19,177 23,287 24,596 18,050 15,650 13,667 12,056 11,247   -7,574 -40.2

Lafayette, Mo.

630 708 781 909 667 650 849 907 622 514 501 422 414   -216 -34.3

Platte, Mo.

2,057 2,245 2,334 2,570 2,299 2,329 2,865 3,104 2,262 1,917 1,676 1,482 1,358   -699 -34.0

Ray, Mo.

415 470 510 716 515 763 1,176 1,109 585 430 717 317 455   40 9.6

Kansas

63,285 62,911 80,758 58,056 57,593 50,588 55,480 66,991 72,351 60,604 52,686 49,544 38,481   -24,804 -39.2

Missouri

127,766 141,939 153,990 158,791 134,452 125,042 145,266 160,748 119,647 106,650 86,890 86,498 77,914   -49,852 -39.0

United States (in thousands)

10,264 10,404 10,851 10,486 9,905 9,220 8,829 9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366 6,896 6,302   -3,962 -38.6

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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

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

4.3 4.5 5.1 4.8 4.2 4.1 5.0 5.4 4.4 3.8 3.5 3.0 2.7   -1.6

Johnson, Ks.

3.6 3.8 4.9 3.1 3.1 2.7 3.0 3.6 3.8 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.0   -1.6

Leavenworth, Ks.

3.7 4.0 4.5 4.2 3.9 3.3 3.8 4.4 4.6 3.9 3.6 3.3 2.6   -1.1

Linn, Ks.

4.5 3.9 5.1 6.4 5.0 4.0 4.3 5.3 5.4 4.8 4.3 4.3 3.4   -1.1

Miami, Ks.

3.6 3.7 4.1 3.8 3.6 2.9 3.2 3.8 4.1 3.5 3.1 2.9 2.2   -1.4

Wyandotte, Ks.

5.0 4.4 5.8 5.7 5.4 5.0 5.7 6.4 6.4 5.3 5.2 4.5 3.7   -1.3

Bates, Mo.

3.9 4.7 5.1 5.7 4.3 3.5 4.1 4.6 3.4 3.2 2.5 2.8 2.5   -1.4

Caldwell, Mo.

3.7 4.6 4.7 6.2 4.2 4.6 6.8 6.6 4.6 3.2 4.3 2.8 3.1   -0.6

Cass, Mo.

3.8 4.2 4.6 4.7 3.8 3.4 4.1 4.5 3.3 3.1 2.4 2.4 2.3   -1.5

Clay, Mo.

3.8 4.1 4.4 5.0 4.2 4.9 6.8 6.8 4.3 3.4 4.1 2.7 2.9   -0.9

Clinton, Mo.

3.6 4.1 4.8 6.1 4.5 5.0 7.0 7.3 4.8 3.7 4.3 2.6 2.9   -0.7

Jackson, Mo.

5.2 5.5 5.8 6.0 5.2 5.2 6.2 6.6 4.8 4.2 3.7 3.3 3.1   -2.1

Lafayette, Mo.

3.8 4.3 4.7 5.4 4.0 3.8 4.9 5.2 3.6 3.0 3.0 2.5 2.5   -1.3

Platte, Mo.

3.5 3.8 4.0 4.4 3.9 3.9 4.7 5.1 3.7 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.3   -1.2

Ray, Mo.

3.8 4.3 4.7 6.5 4.7 6.7 9.9 9.4 5.1 3.8 6.3 2.9 4.1   0.3

Kansas

4.2 4.2 5.3 3.9 3.8 3.4 3.7 4.4 4.7 4.0 3.5 3.3 2.6   -1.6

Missouri

4.2 4.6 5.1 5.2 4.4 4.1 4.7 5.1 3.9 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.6   -1.6

United States

6.4 6.5 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.7 5.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 4.6 4.3 3.9   -2.5

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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 2021(2)
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Kansas City, Mo.-Ks. MSA

68,804 3,071 1,024,818 37,679 3.8 $1,143 2.5 $15,163,079 9.6

Johnson, Ks.

25,119 1,839 346,400 13,426 4.0 1,247 3.3 5,595,203 10.9

Leavenworth, Ks.

1,480 110 20,458 375 1.9 965 1.9 257,232 6.0

Linn, Ks.

254 6 2,037 76 3.9 867 -32.9 22,520 -31.6

Miami, Ks.

837 35 8,616 428 5.2 828 5.1 91,542 10.5

Wyandotte, Ks.

3,492 142 85,669 -449 -0.5 1,084 -1.2 1,206,084 1.6

Bates, Mo.

456 -3 3,684 150 4.2 717 2.0 34,145 6.9

Caldwell, Mo.

226 3 1,948 139 7.7 753 3.3 18,774 8.5

Cass, Mo.

2,385 93 28,032 1,741 6.6 816 1.5 294,087 11.6

Clay, Mo.

6,191 221 104,246 4,583 4.6 1,004 4.6 1,351,216 13.7

Clinton, Mo.

447 -8 4,143 283 7.3 795 1.9 42,713 9.1

Jackson, Mo.

23,720 584 363,833 16,542 4.8 1,183 2.4 5,566,023 9.6

Lafayette, Mo.

878 -21 8,662 378 4.6 740 4.2 82,894 9.9

Platte, Mo.

2,885 64 42,935 -197 -0.5 1,003 2.2 560,015 8.5

Ray, Mo.

434 6 4,155 204 5.2 763 6.3 40,631 12.7

Kansas

90,529 3,813 1,355,958 52,728 4.0 $995 2.7 $17,489,835 8.8

Missouri

221,563 6,043 2,759,286 139,065 5.3 1,052 3.6 37,588,413 11.6

United States

10,863,217 480,181 144,044,799 8,998,930 6.7 1,241 4.5 2,308,339,309 14.1

(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