Raytown, MO

Raytown profile

Living in Raytown

Raytown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 30,012 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Raytown is the 22nd largest community in Missouri.

Unlike some cities, Raytown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Raytown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Raytown is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Raytown who work in office and administrative support (13.50%), sales jobs (10.26%), and management occupations (6.87%).

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

The education level of Raytown citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.47% of adults in Raytown have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Raytown in 2018 was $30,080, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,320 for a family of four. However, Raytown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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