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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

1,103.9 1,103.6 1,099.8 1,100.8 1,106.7 1,110.3 1,112.3 1,113.0 1,118.8 1,114.8 1,117.2 1,119.7 1,120.0 0.3 0.0

Kansas

1,423.3 1,422.8 1,419.3 1,417.7 1,425.1 1,426.7 1,427.9 1,431.2 1,440.6 1,438.3 1,438.8 1,440.0 1,443.4 3.4 0.2

Missouri

2,894.1 2,899.4 2,892.7 2,901.4 2,911.1 2,915.2 2,920.7 2,927.5 2,926.9 2,924.2 2,921.6 2,922.7 2,914.2 -8.5 -0.3

United States

149,865 150,134 150,135 150,282 150,492 150,577 150,759 150,953 151,160 151,368 151,553 151,814 151,961 147 0.1

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(p) Preliminary

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

1,106.9 1,127.6 1,124.0 17.1 1.5 490.8 501.2 504.2 13.4 2.7 616.1 626.4 619.8 3.7 0.6

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

48.4 54.4 54.3 5.9 12.2 20.4 21.8 21.5 1.1 5.4 28.0 32.6 32.8 4.8 17.1

Manufacturing

78.7 76.5 76.7 -2.0 -2.5 31.9 31.8 31.8 -0.1 -0.3 46.8 44.7 44.9 -1.9 -4.1

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

222.6 218.2 219.3 -3.3 -1.5 109.7 106.9 108.5 -1.2 -1.1 112.9 111.3 110.8 -2.1 -1.9

Information

16.4 15.3 15.3 -1.1 -6.7 7.0 6.7 6.7 -0.3 -4.3 9.4 8.6 8.6 -0.8 -8.5

Financial Activities

79.3 78.8 78.6 -0.7 -0.9 37.9 38.1 38.4 0.5 1.3 41.4 40.7 40.2 -1.2 -2.9

Professional & Business Services

195.0 201.0 198.9 3.9 2.0 95.6 101.4 102.1 6.5 6.8 99.4 99.6 96.8 -2.6 -2.6

Education & Health Services

160.0 165.7 163.5 3.5 2.2 71.2 71.9 73.0 1.8 2.5 88.8 93.8 90.5 1.7 1.9

Leisure & Hospitality

105.6 110.0 110.1 4.5 4.3 40.9 44.6 44.1 3.2 7.8 64.7 65.4 66.0 1.3 2.0

Other Services

42.7 42.8 42.8 0.1 0.2 17.0 17.2 17.2 0.2 1.2 25.7 25.6 25.6 -0.1 -0.4

Government

158.2 164.9 164.5 6.3 4.0 59.2 60.8 60.9 1.7 2.9 99.0 104.1 103.6 4.6 4.6

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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

1,435.5 1,456.8 1,457.0 21.5 1.5 2,906.2 2,946.3 2,924.6 18.4 0.6 150,832 153,177 152,934 2,102 1.4

Mining & Logging(1)

6.8 7.1 7.0 0.2 2.9 4.3 4.3 4.1 -0.2 -4.7 742 729 713 -29 -3.9

Construction(1)

60.7 63.2 62.7 2.0 3.3 119.9 126.8 124.0 4.1 3.4 7,311 7,609 7,447 136 1.9

Manufacturing

167.9 168.2 167.9 0.0 0.0 277.5 277.3 277.1 -0.4 -0.1 12,814 12,871 12,874 60 0.5

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

273.6 272.2 273.1 -0.5 -0.2 552.6 551.9 550.8 -1.8 -0.3 28,409 28,350 28,584 175 0.6

Information

18.7 18.5 18.7 0.0 0.0 50.5 48.8 48.8 -1.7 -3.4 2,866 2,900 2,897 31 1.1

Financial Activities

77.2 77.3 77.9 0.7 0.9 172.5 176.7 176.4 3.9 2.3 8,674 8,805 8,820 146 1.7

Professional & Business Services

183.0 187.1 187.2 4.2 2.3 389.2 395.0 388.2 -1.0 -0.3 21,227 21,727 21,597 370 1.7

Education & Health Services

202.5 201.8 203.0 0.5 0.2 482.6 497.7 491.6 9.0 1.9 24,022 24,682 24,630 608 2.5

Leisure & Hospitality

129.2 136.8 136.2 7.0 5.4 300.8 308.6 304.4 3.6 1.2 16,086 16,439 16,455 369 2.3

Other Services

50.5 53.4 53.2 2.7 5.3 114.0 116.0 116.9 2.9 2.5 5,827 5,911 5,902 75 1.3

Government

265.4 271.2 270.1 4.7 1.8 442.3 443.2 442.3 0.0 0.0 22,854 23,154 23,015 161 0.7

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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

35,223 42,425 41,502 42,798 33,151 35,212 38,220 46,660 38,799 28,644 31,028 33,004 35,410   187 0.5

Johnson, Ks.

9,075 10,907 10,616 10,415 8,915 9,380 9,364 11,424 10,126 8,140 8,426 8,433 8,286   -789 -8.7

Leavenworth, Ks.

1,228 1,546 1,575 1,467 1,144 1,221 1,199 1,517 1,322 1,092 1,124 1,117 1,151   -77 -6.3

Linn, Ks.

250 338 385 365 225 247 249 279 261 213 217 221 251   1 0.4

Miami, Ks.

588 732 808 744 516 564 546 643 573 477 504 493 537   -51 -8.7

Wyandotte, Ks.

3,376 4,135 4,122 3,875 3,124 3,225 3,375 4,347 3,358 2,760 3,175 2,880 2,905   -471 -14.0

Bates, Mo.

299 374 391 395 278 290 368 384 328 226 211 252 298   -1 -0.3

Caldwell, Mo.

125 155 170 176 116 134 148 161 137 88 94 128 137   12 9.6

Cass, Mo.

1,573 1,952 1,949 2,026 1,397 1,510 1,750 1,954 1,630 1,136 1,183 1,449 1,673   100 6.4

Clay, Mo.

3,513 4,198 4,068 4,373 3,224 3,547 3,981 5,471 4,002 2,753 3,119 3,477 3,877   364 10.4

Clinton, Mo.

297 368 392 410 275 277 334 483 313 216 220 260 325   28 9.4

Jackson, Mo.

12,668 15,055 14,354 15,669 11,839 12,560 14,277 16,615 14,268 9,812 10,823 12,077 13,493   825 6.5

Lafayette, Mo.

491 588 628 646 454 469 554 635 473 353 382 475 518   27 5.5

Platte, Mo.

1,387 1,634 1,599 1,784 1,317 1,446 1,623 2,166 1,579 1,111 1,256 1,403 1,571   184 13.3

Ray, Mo.

353 443 445 453 327 342 452 581 429 267 294 339 388   35 9.9

Kansas

46,484 56,446 55,195 53,815 44,432 47,392 48,647 56,888 50,401 41,041 42,682 42,716 42,889   -3,595 -7.7

Missouri

93,192 113,927 112,876 117,837 86,976 94,838 107,731 116,440 104,774 73,820 79,156 93,521 105,566   12,374 13.3

United States (in thousands)

6,029 7,140 6,625 6,382 5,387 5,503 6,292 6,556 6,203 5,465 5,510 5,441 5,503   -526 -8.7

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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

3.1 3.8 3.7 3.8 2.9 3.1 3.3 4.0 3.3 2.5 2.7 2.8 3.1   0.0

Johnson, Ks.

2.7 3.2 3.2 3.1 2.7 2.8 2.7 3.3 3.0 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.4   -0.3

Leavenworth, Ks.

3.4 4.2 4.3 4.1 3.2 3.4 3.2 4.0 3.6 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1   -0.3

Linn, Ks.

5.6 7.5 8.5 8.2 5.2 5.6 5.5 6.1 5.8 4.7 4.8 4.9 5.5   -0.1

Miami, Ks.

3.4 4.2 4.6 4.3 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.6 3.2 2.7 2.8 2.8 3.0   -0.4

Wyandotte, Ks.

4.4 5.3 5.3 5.0 4.0 4.2 4.2 5.4 4.3 3.5 4.0 3.6 3.7   -0.7

Bates, Mo.

3.8 4.7 4.9 5.0 3.5 3.6 4.6 4.7 4.1 2.8 2.6 3.1 3.7   -0.1

Caldwell, Mo.

2.9 3.6 3.9 4.0 2.6 3.0 3.4 3.6 3.1 2.0 2.1 2.9 3.1   0.2

Cass, Mo.

2.9 3.6 3.6 3.7 2.6 2.8 3.1 3.5 2.9 2.0 2.1 2.6 3.0   0.1

Clay, Mo.

2.6 3.1 3.0 3.3 2.4 2.6 2.9 3.9 2.9 2.0 2.2 2.5 2.8   0.2

Clinton, Mo.

2.8 3.4 3.6 3.8 2.5 2.6 3.0 4.3 2.8 2.0 2.0 2.4 3.0   0.2

Jackson, Mo.

3.5 4.2 4.0 4.3 3.3 3.5 3.8 4.4 3.8 2.6 2.9 3.2 3.7   0.2

Lafayette, Mo.

2.9 3.5 3.7 3.8 2.7 2.8 3.2 3.6 2.8 2.1 2.2 2.7 3.0   0.1

Platte, Mo.

2.4 2.9 2.8 3.1 2.3 2.5 2.7 3.6 2.7 1.9 2.1 2.4 2.7   0.3

Ray, Mo.

3.2 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.0 3.1 4.0 5.0 3.8 2.4 2.6 3.0 3.5   0.3

Kansas

3.1 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.8 3.4 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9   -0.2

Missouri

3.1 3.8 3.7 3.9 2.9 3.1 3.5 3.7 3.4 2.4 2.5 3.0 3.4   0.3

United States

3.7 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.3 3.4 3.8 4.0 3.8 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4   -0.3

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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 2019(2)
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Kansas City, Mo.-Ks. MSA

65,036 1,396 1,061,406 6,629 0.6 $1,046 3.6 $14,365,042 4.4

Johnson, Ks.

23,521 99 355,682 2,800 0.8 1,106 3.6 5,077,673 4.5

Leavenworth, Ks.

1,393 -10 21,069 -347 -1.6 898 3.6 246,252 2.3

Linn, Ks.

245 -5 2,094 -7 -0.3 878 8.1 23,575 7.9

Miami, Ks.

807 17 8,808 141 1.6 732 2.1 83,192 4.3

Wyandotte, Ks.

3,433 -14 89,743 -1,171 -1.3 1,059 5.0 1,239,282 4.4

Bates, Mo.

456 7 3,721 57 1.6 652 0.5 31,428 1.7

Caldwell, Mo.

218 4 1,914 -71 -3.6 642 2.1 16,165 -0.1

Cass, Mo.

2,245 93 27,507 -27 -0.1 726 3.1 259,378 3.5

Clay, Mo.

5,807 196 106,068 -314 -0.3 943 2.9 1,291,837 3.1

Clinton, Mo.

456 3 4,118 -53 -1.3 705 8.1 37,718 7.8

Jackson, Mo.

22,421 871 379,111 4,652 1.2 1,095 3.2 5,364,357 4.4

Lafayette, Mo.

863 20 8,729 12 0.1 644 -1.1 73,304 -0.5

Platte, Mo.

2,742 105 48,641 945 2.0 925 5.8 583,965 8.0

Ray, Mo.

429 10 4,201 12 0.3 685 1.6 36,916 1.4

Kansas

87,869 -617 1,402,978 9,052 0.6 $905 2.8 $16,480,026 3.8

Missouri

208,288 8,631 2,836,735 8,835 0.3 948 2.5 34,937,071 3.1

United States

10,252,043 281,328 149,089,158 1,666,235 1.1 1,095 3.8 2,111,761,786 5.1

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