Raymore, MO


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Raymore is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 20,374 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Raymore is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Raymore is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Raymore who work in office and administrative support (13.30%), management occupations (12.38%), and sales jobs (11.98%).

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.

Because of many things, Raymore is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Raymore a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Raymore has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Raymore’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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

The education level of Raymore citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.64% of adults in Raymore have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Raymore in 2010 was $31,821, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,284 for a family of four.

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 Irish, English, French , and Italian.

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