Job Opportunity City Of The Week, Kansas City, MO-KS

According to the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Kansas City, MO-KS, ranks 115th out of 372 metropolitan areas in the United States.  The Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area unemployment dropped from 5.4% to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.9%.  (1)

Kansas City is setting a good pace for the rest of the nation by moving up from an unemployment rate of 5.9% in July 2013, and has risen at a steady pace since August 2013.

Bureau of Labor, Economy at Glance (2)
Kansas City, MO-KS

Data Dates


Civilian Labor Force

 1,487.9  1,487.7   1,487.4


1,405.2 1,411.4  1,414.8


82.8 76.3   72.6

Unemployment Rate

5.6 5.1   4.9


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