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Greater Downtown
  • Neighborhood in Kansas City, MO

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade D+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Greater Downtown is a neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri with a population of 28,111. Greater Downtown is in Jackson County and is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Greater Downtown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Greater Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Greater Downtown and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Greater Downtown are above average.

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About Greater Downtown...
Population
28,111

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$191,504
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$959
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade D+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    3,075.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    187.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    2,341
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,570.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    10,171.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    3,841.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$44,917
National
$62,843
Families with Children
16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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