Raymore, MO

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Living in Raymore

Raymore is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 22,194 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Raymore is the 34th largest community in Missouri.

Raymore real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Raymore house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Raymore isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Raymore are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Raymore is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Raymore who work in management occupations (11.55%), office and administrative support (10.87%), and sales jobs (10.17%).

Also of interest is that Raymore has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Raymore is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Raymore’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Raymore is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Raymore, the average commute to work is 30.42 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Raymore is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Raymore are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.51% of adults in Raymore have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Raymore in 2018 was $38,229, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,916 for a family of four. However, Raymore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Raymore is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Raymore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Raymore residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Raymore include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Raymore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.