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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

1,045.2 1,050.5 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 1,092.2 -1.9 -0.2

Kansas

1,354.8 1,357.8 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 1,387.0 1.9 0.1

Missouri

2,775.2 2,779.2 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 2,846.0 7.5 0.3

United States

141,865 142,545 142,809 142,503 142,736 143,272 144,057 144,326 144,940 145,902 146,993 147,359 147,553 194 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

1,047.7 1,095.5 1,095.6 47.9 4.6 465.8 480.7 483.4 17.6 3.8 581.9 614.8 612.2 30.3 5.2

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

52.5 56.5 55.2 2.7 5.1 21.9 24.1 23.0 1.1 5.0 30.6 32.4 32.2 1.6 5.2

Manufacturing

79.1 85.6 82.3 3.2 4.0 33.5 35.3 35.0 1.5 4.5 45.6 50.3 47.3 1.7 3.7

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

210.4 218.5 219.9 9.5 4.5 103.2 107.5 109.0 5.8 5.6 107.2 111.0 110.9 3.7 3.5

Information

14.4 13.9 13.5 -0.9 -6.3 6.1 6.1 6.0 -0.1 -1.6 8.3 7.8 7.5 -0.8 -9.6

Financial Activities

78.8 76.8 76.3 -2.5 -3.2 38.0 36.5 35.9 -2.1 -5.5 40.8 40.3 40.4 -0.4 -1.0

Professional & Business Services

181.2 194.0 194.2 13.0 7.2 86.5 89.1 89.5 3.0 3.5 94.7 104.9 104.7 10.0 10.6

Education & Health Services

153.1 157.2 160.0 6.9 4.5 68.4 69.7 69.7 1.3 1.9 84.7 87.5 90.3 5.6 6.6

Leisure & Hospitality

91.2 110.8 107.3 16.1 17.7 35.5 41.2 39.9 4.4 12.4 55.7 69.6 67.4 11.7 21.0

Other Services

40.8 41.3 40.7 -0.1 -0.2 16.2 16.7 16.4 0.2 1.2 24.6 24.6 24.3 -0.3 -1.2

Government

146.2 140.9 146.2 0.0 0.0 56.5 54.5 59.0 2.5 4.4 89.7 86.4 87.2 -2.5 -2.8

(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

1,355.9 1,376.1 1,392.5 36.6 2.7 2,781.3 2,836.2 2,855.9 74.6 2.7 141,946 147,028 147,682 5,736 4.0

Mining & Logging(1)

5.6 6.0 6.0 0.4 7.1 4.3 4.7 4.7 0.4 9.3 597 646 649 52 8.7

Construction(1)

63.6 65.9 64.2 0.6 0.9 128.0 133.1 130.6 2.6 2.0 7,419 7,651 7,628 209 2.8

Manufacturing

157.0 163.0 163.1 6.1 3.9 266.8 276.0 272.1 5.3 2.0 12,138 12,484 12,462 324 2.7

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

260.9 270.9 273.3 12.4 4.8 528.0 537.1 541.7 13.7 2.6 26,512 27,328 27,422 910 3.4

Information

16.4 16.3 16.1 -0.3 -1.8 44.3 43.0 42.2 -2.1 -4.7 2,652 2,781 2,801 149 5.6

Financial Activities

76.5 75.4 74.6 -1.9 -2.5 174.2 169.5 166.7 -7.5 -4.3 8,710 8,900 8,847 137 1.6

Professional & Business Services

168.8 174.1 174.7 5.9 3.5 360.6 380.4 384.4 23.8 6.6 20,115 21,193 21,203 1,088 5.4

Education & Health Services

197.1 196.9 195.9 -1.2 -0.6 475.4 479.1 485.2 9.8 2.1 23,086 23,362 23,588 502 2.2

Leisure & Hospitality

111.6 122.7 121.4 9.8 8.8 258.8 296.3 290.0 31.2 12.1 13,446 15,827 15,414 1,968 14.6

Other Services

48.7 48.6 47.9 -0.8 -1.6 110.5 113.1 112.2 1.7 1.5 5,426 5,786 5,721 295 5.4

Government

249.7 236.3 255.3 5.6 2.2 430.4 403.9 426.1 -4.3 -1.0 21,845 21,070 21,947 102 0.5

(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

61,334 48,273 48,657 51,531 58,974 54,556 48,717 48,145 58,993 63,993 52,499 44,197 40,963   -20,371 -33.2

Johnson, Ks.

16,573 12,292 12,474 13,413 17,360 10,620 10,833 9,535 10,592 12,717 13,828 11,743 10,223   -6,350 -38.3

Leavenworth, Ks.

1,975 1,384 1,371 1,476 1,692 1,555 1,444 1,240 1,405 1,669 1,801 1,491 1,353   -622 -31.5

Linn, Ks.

312 208 198 173 225 285 219 175 190 239 250 218 186   -126 -40.4

Miami, Ks.

837 618 645 674 749 686 646 532 576 699 771 642 563   -274 -32.7

Wyandotte, Ks.

6,090 4,131 3,959 3,426 4,613 4,515 4,315 4,013 4,544 5,158 5,293 4,290 4,121   -1,969 -32.3

Bates, Mo.

322 269 299 360 396 439 334 275 327 371 275 251 190   -132 -41.0

Caldwell, Mo.

145 135 158 194 202 269 180 205 310 306 210 140 186   41 28.3

Cass, Mo.

2,349 1,928 2,074 2,269 2,538 2,560 2,087 1,895 2,287 2,520 1,856 1,714 1,342   -1,007 -42.9

Clay, Mo.

5,943 5,178 5,173 5,640 5,977 6,918 5,784 6,811 9,806 9,775 6,155 4,796 5,770   -173 -2.9

Clinton, Mo.

436 385 383 432 507 648 484 545 779 823 541 401 473   37 8.5

Jackson, Mo.

22,741 18,749 18,821 20,051 21,090 21,866 18,910 19,177 23,287 24,596 18,050 15,650 13,668   -9,073 -39.9

Lafayette, Mo.

678 581 630 708 781 909 667 650 849 907 622 514 500   -178 -26.3

Platte, Mo.

2,481 1,994 2,057 2,245 2,334 2,570 2,299 2,329 2,865 3,104 2,262 1,917 1,672   -809 -32.6

Ray, Mo.

452 421 415 470 510 716 515 763 1,176 1,109 585 430 716   264 58.4

Kansas

86,186 62,077 63,285 62,911 80,758 58,056 57,593 50,588 55,480 66,991 72,351 60,604 52,930   -33,256 -38.6

Missouri

147,973 122,696 127,766 141,939 153,990 158,791 134,452 125,042 145,266 160,748 119,647 106,650 87,257   -60,716 -41.0

United States (in thousands)

12,277 10,620 10,264 10,404 10,851 10,486 9,905 9,220 8,829 9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366   -4,911 -40.0

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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

5.4 4.2 4.3 4.5 5.1 4.8 4.2 4.1 5.0 5.4 4.4 3.8 3.5   -1.9

Johnson, Ks.

5.0 3.6 3.6 3.8 4.9 3.1 3.1 2.7 3.0 3.6 3.8 3.3 2.9   -2.1

Leavenworth, Ks.

5.5 3.8 3.7 4.0 4.5 4.2 3.9 3.3 3.8 4.4 4.6 3.9 3.6   -1.9

Linn, Ks.

7.2 4.7 4.5 3.9 5.1 6.4 5.0 4.0 4.3 5.3 5.4 4.8 4.2   -3.0

Miami, Ks.

4.8 3.5 3.6 3.7 4.1 3.8 3.6 2.9 3.2 3.8 4.1 3.5 3.1   -1.7

Wyandotte, Ks.

7.9 5.3 5.0 4.4 5.8 5.7 5.4 5.0 5.7 6.4 6.4 5.3 5.2   -2.7

Bates, Mo.

4.2 3.5 3.9 4.7 5.1 5.7 4.3 3.5 4.1 4.6 3.4 3.2 2.5   -1.7

Caldwell, Mo.

3.4 3.1 3.7 4.6 4.7 6.2 4.2 4.6 6.8 6.6 4.6 3.2 4.3   0.9

Cass, Mo.

4.3 3.6 3.8 4.2 4.6 4.7 3.8 3.4 4.1 4.5 3.3 3.1 2.4   -1.9

Clay, Mo.

4.4 3.8 3.8 4.1 4.4 5.0 4.2 4.9 6.8 6.8 4.3 3.4 4.1   -0.3

Clinton, Mo.

4.2 3.7 3.6 4.1 4.8 6.1 4.5 5.0 7.0 7.3 4.8 3.7 4.4   0.2

Jackson, Mo.

6.3 5.2 5.2 5.5 5.8 6.0 5.2 5.2 6.2 6.6 4.8 4.2 3.7   -2.6

Lafayette, Mo.

4.1 3.5 3.8 4.3 4.7 5.4 4.0 3.8 4.9 5.2 3.6 3.0 3.0   -1.1

Platte, Mo.

4.2 3.4 3.5 3.8 4.0 4.4 3.9 3.9 4.7 5.1 3.7 3.2 2.8   -1.4

Ray, Mo.

4.2 3.9 3.8 4.3 4.7 6.5 4.7 6.7 9.9 9.4 5.1 3.8 6.3   2.1

Kansas

5.9 4.1 4.2 4.2 5.3 3.9 3.8 3.4 3.7 4.4 4.7 4.0 3.5   -2.4

Missouri

4.8 4.0 4.2 4.6 5.1 5.2 4.4 4.1 4.7 5.1 3.9 3.5 2.9   -1.9

United States

7.7 6.6 6.4 6.5 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.7 5.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 4.6   -3.1

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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, 1st quarter 2021(2)
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Kansas City, Mo.-Ks. MSA

68,888 3,702 1,006,062 -37,379 -3.6 $1,149 3.1 $14,945,850 -1.2

Johnson, Ks.

25,054 2,125 339,560 -9,645 -2.8 1,244 3.6 5,473,576 0.0

Leavenworth, Ks.

1,462 101 20,373 -114 -0.6 914 2.9 239,535 1.4

Linn, Ks.

259 18 1,946 -50 -2.5 861 -3.1 21,741 -5.0

Miami, Ks.

835 39 8,271 -45 -0.5 761 1.7 81,012 -0.8

Wyandotte, Ks.

3,495 200 84,542 -5,666 -6.3 1,072 -0.5 1,179,322 -6.3

Bates, Mo.

458 0 3,629 40 1.1 637 1.3 29,855 1.3

Caldwell, Mo.

226 -3 1,914 18 0.9 626 4.0 15,328 5.0

Cass, Mo.

2,385 108 26,815 -78 -0.3 740 4.4 254,449 3.0

Clay, Mo.

6,169 205 103,590 -1,289 -1.2 972 -2.8 1,303,310 -4.0

Clinton, Mo.

448 -3 4,053 -15 -0.4 717 1.6 37,485 1.4

Jackson, Mo.

23,871 818 356,024 -15,438 -4.2 1,212 4.8 5,559,064 -0.6

Lafayette, Mo.

901 15 8,402 -126 -1.5 663 4.6 71,828 2.5

Platte, Mo.

2,892 78 42,944 -4,924 -10.3 1,144 6.6 641,573 -3.6

Ray, Mo.

433 1 3,999 -47 -1.2 734 1.8 37,771 0.2

Kansas

90,409 4,333 1,335,429 -45,245 -3.3 $986 1.9 $17,009,999 -2.2

Missouri

221,799 7,880 2,705,507 -84,946 -3.0 1,055 3.7 36,802,679 -0.1

United States

10,755,389 400,287 140,455,819 -6,609,296 -4.5 1,289 5.6 2,336,243,610 -0.1

(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