Mission, KS
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Mission profile

Living in Mission

Mission is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 9,864 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mission is the 36th largest community in Kansas.

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

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

Of important note, Mission is also a city of artists. Mission has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mission’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Mission telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.57% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

For a small city, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Mission. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Mission.

As is often the case in a small city, Mission doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

If knowledge is power, Mission is a pretty powerful place. 56.24% of the adults in Mission have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Mission in 2018 was $41,746, which is wealthy relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,984 for a family of four. However, Mission contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mission is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mission home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mission residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mission include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Welsh.

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