Raytown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 29,401 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Raytown is the 20th largest community in Missouri.
Raytown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Raytown is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Raytown who work in office and administrative support (19.96%), sales jobs (8.73%), and management occupations (8.10%).
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 citizens of Raytown are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.62% of adults in Raytown having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Raytown in 2010 was $23,506, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,024 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 Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Raytown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.