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Midtown / Plaza
  • Neighborhood in Kansas City, MO

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

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Midtown / Plaza is a neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri with a population of 38,496. Midtown / Plaza is in Jackson County and is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Midtown / Plaza offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Midtown / Plaza there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Midtown / Plaza and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Midtown / Plaza...
Population
38,496

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$291,322
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,045
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    65%
  • Own
    35%
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Midtown / Plaza Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,929.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    15.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    2,885.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    2,165.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    8,857.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    2,994
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$63,646
National
$64,994
Families with Children
13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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