: 7.6 percent Median annual income
: $72,300 Average rent
: 1bd, $627/mo.; 2bd, $809/mo.
Kansas City has a lot to offer new residents: a healthy, "green" lifestyle, great barbecue, and a thriving downtown are just a few of the perks. Kansas City's economy is just as diverse as the city itself. Grads have a variety of industries to choose from, including educational and health services -- the city's biggest employers. Other popular sectors include government, professional and business services, and leisure and hospitality.
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