Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri is considered the Heart of America due to its central geographic and population location. Established as a fur trading post in 1821, Kansas City was a gateway to the West for those traveling the Oregon, California, and Santa Fe trails. Because of its central location on the Mississippi River, Kansas City's chief occupations are in distribution and manufacturing.
Now is the perfect time to move to Kansas City as more than $7 billion in major improvements are underway across the city, with $3 billion just in downtown development. This includes the $135 million renovation and expansion of the Convention Center.
Kansas City, Missouri Apartments
Apartment rental in Kansas City is affordable with apartment rentals averaging $500-$600.
Kansas City Neighborhoods
Johnson County, Westport, the Crossroads Arts District, River Market, Downtown, the Northland and Brookside/Waldo are desirable areas to rent an apartment. The Brookside neighborhood is known for its cafes and entertainment and attracts visitors and residents to its tree lined streets and overall festive atmosphere. A new district to look forward to is the Kansas City Power and Light District, which will bring new life to Kansas City's downtown convention area.