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Kansas City

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Kansas City Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2021
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2014
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2021
Kansas City Area Employment – February 2021 Employment News Release Apr 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in Kansas – Fourth Quarter 2019 Employment News Release Aug 2020
Consumer Price Index, Kansas City – Second Half 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Kansas City — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Annual averages U.S., Denver, Kansas City, and St. Louis Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Kansas City, Mo.-Ks., Metropolitan Area Data Tables Employment, Pay, Unemployment Table Mar 2021
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2017

Kansas City, MO-KS Economy at a Glance:

Kansas City, MO-KS
Data Series Back
Data
Sept
2020
Oct
2020
Nov
2020
Dec
2020
Jan
2021
Feb
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,107.1 1,115.9 1,126.8 (p)1,145.8 1,152.3 (p)1,147.8

Employment(1)

1,052.2 1,067.2 1,076.9 (p)1,089.3 1,093.4 (p)1,091.4

Unemployment(1)

54.9 48.7 49.9 (p)56.5 59.0 (p)56.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.0 4.4 4.4 (p)4.9 5.1 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,047.7 1,057.3 1,063.8 1,067.8 1,052.4 (p)1,044.0

12-month % change

-4.9 -4.7 -4.4 -4.2 -3.8 (p)-4.5

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

52.5 53.8 52.6 52.9 48.4 (p)46.2

12-month % change

-3.7 -1.1 -2.6 -1.1 -4.7 (p)-9.1

Manufacturing(3)

79.1 76.0 80.2 79.5 80.8 (p)77.5

12-month % change

-3.2 -4.6 -2.4 -3.6 -1.0 (p)-5.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

210.4 212.9 216.7 221.2 216.9 (p)214.2

12-month % change

-3.0 -3.2 -3.8 -2.6 -0.5 (p)-0.6

Information(3)

14.4 14.3 14.5 14.5 14.3 (p)14.3

12-month % change

-11.1 -12.8 -12.1 -12.7 -12.3 (p)-11.7

Financial Activities(3)

78.8 79.7 80.7 79.7 78.1 (p)77.2

12-month % change

-1.3 -1.2 0.4 -0.9 -2.0 (p)-3.5

Professional and Business Services(3)

181.2 186.0 185.4 189.2 184.8 (p)184.8

12-month % change

-3.9 -1.7 -1.5 0.5 -0.6 (p)-0.5

Education and Health Services(3)

153.1 154.8 156.4 156.0 154.4 (p)154.9

12-month % change

-4.1 -4.3 -3.9 -4.1 -4.4 (p)-4.5

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

91.2 90.5 88.8 87.5 88.2 (p)88.1

12-month % change

-19.3 -20.1 -19.5 -21.2 -19.2 (p)-18.7

Other Services(3)

40.8 41.1 41.0 40.8 40.7 (p)40.6

12-month % change

-4.2 -4.6 -4.2 -4.4 -4.0 (p)-4.2

Government(3)

146.2 148.2 147.5 146.5 145.8 (p)146.2

12-month % change

-2.0 -1.3 -1.7 -2.5 -2.1 (p)-2.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary