Advertising in Kansas

Kansas City was founded in 1838 and is now the largest city in Missouri. The city is 316-square miles covering portions of four different counties: Jackson, Clay, Cass, and Platte. The city is well known for its jazz and blues styles of music and Kansas City-style barbecue. In March 2012, the downtown area was selected as one of America’s best downtowns by Forbes magazine. This is due to its rich culture in arts, fountains, shopping, and local barbeque cuisine. Kansas City is often abbreviated as KC, but it’s officially nicknamed the City of Fountains. With over 200 fountains, the city says they have the second most in the world, with Rome being first.

  • Estimated Population :488,943
  • Foreign born :7.30%
  • Language other than English spoken at home :11.50%
  • High school graduates :89.10%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher :33.00%
  • Median Household income :$ 47,489
  • Per Capita income :$ 28,511
  • Population per sq. mile :1,460
  • White :60.10%,Black or African :29.10%,American Indian :0.40%,Asian :2.60%,Others :7.80%

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Events in Kansas

  • Kansas City Restaurant Week
  • Big 12 Basketball Championships
  • MIAA Basketball Championships
  • NAIA Division I Men’s National Basketball Championship
  • Gatsby Days
  • Kansas City Easter Parade
  • Kansas City FilmFest
  • Brookside Art Annual
  • Fiesta Kansas City
  • Polski Day
  • Great Lenexa Barbeque Battle
  • Jazz in the Woods
  • Scottish Highland Games & Celtic Festival
  • Vaile Mansion Strawberry Festival
  • Amelia Earhart Festival
  • Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
  • Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp
  • KC Riverfest
  • Bacon Fest
  • Festival of Butterflies
  • Ethnic Enrichment Festival
  • Art Westport
  • Kansas City Renaissance Festival
  • Plaza Art Fair
  • Boo at the Zoo
  • NASCAR Race Weekend
  • Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival
  • Christmas in the Park
  • Crown Center Ice Terrace
  • The Ice at Park Place

Business & Education in Kansas

  • Companies headquartered in Kansas City 360 Architecture, American Century Investments, AMC Theatres, Applebee’s, Boulevard Brewing Company, Children International, DST Systems, Hallmark Cards, H&R Block, HOK Sport, J.E. Dunn Construction Group, Lockton Companies, and Smith Electric Vehicle.
  • There is one public university located within the city limits: University of Missouri Kansas City. Private colleges in the city include the Rockhurst University, Donnelly College, Kansas City University, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, William Jewell College, Midwest Baptist Theological Seminary, Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary, Saint Paul School of Theology, Grantham University, and Avila University.