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Bag of GroceriesCost of Living Comparison 

The following is a summary of data regarding several key cost of living factors in the Kansas City area.

Median Value of Owner-Occupied Housing 

  US       KC 
 Total $194,300  $159,900
 Built 2005 or later  $272,700     $245,400

Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 American Community Survey.

  •  2009 (1st Quarter) ACCRA Cost of Living Indes:  96.4 (MSA) 100.0  (US)

 Source:  C2ER. 

Economic Information: Kansas City Area Development Council, 2600 Commerce Tower, 911 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64105-2049; telephone (816)221-2121; fax (816)842-2865; email kcadc@thinkKC.com 

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