Kearney is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 10,858 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kearney is the 92nd largest community in Missouri.
Kearney real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Kearney house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Kearney isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kearney are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kearney is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kearney who work in sales jobs (12.57%), management occupations (11.75%), and office and administrative support (10.28%).
Also of interest is that Kearney has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Kearney is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Kearney really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Kearney perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Kearney 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 percentage of people in Kearney who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.83% of adults in Kearney have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Kearney in 2018 was $31,391, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,564 for a family of four. However, Kearney contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Kearney home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kearney residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Kearney include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Kearney is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.