The Census Data/Forecasting staff collect data and produce demographic reports. The primary focus is to tailor U.S. Census data and Kansas City, Mo. building permit data to the informational needs and geographical areas of interest for each client. If you have questions about census information or forecasting, or would like a report created, contact the office at 816-513-2817 or email Steve Lebofsky.
Population tracking reports
These reports include past census counts and projections for Kansas City, Mo. since the last census count in 2010.
2010 Census: Populations of cities and counties within Kansas City Metro Area
2010 Census Tract Map
Reports can be produced for any combination of census tracts. One option, if desired, is to include all census tracts whose center points lie within a given distance of a given point. Most information is from the 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2010 censuses and the most recent American Community Survey (currently the 2007-2011 American Community Survey). Comparative data from previous population counts and forecast data for future years are also included.
Building permit reports
The following quarterly reports present data on both residential and non-residential new construction, additions, alterations, repairs and demolitions by council district, county and school district. Data is presented for the period from the beginning of the year to the end of the last quarter processed. In addition to tables, the reports present a chart of residential units constructed over the past several years, and maps of the locations of all residential new construction and of non-residential new construction valued at $50,000 or more. There is also a report summarizing activity since 1970.
Building permit data is also available in the form of building permits aggregated by census tracts and listings of individual building permits. Additional reports compare Kansas City, Mo. building permits to those of the metro area.
County Level Building Permit Data and Market Share Comparisons
Share of the Metropolitan Housing Market 1980 to 2012