The Kansas City region covers roughly 9,193 square miles – about the size of New Jersey. KC’s 2.6 million residents reside in 18 counties in Kansas and Missouri.

This can be a little overwhelming if you’re not familiar with the area. The Kansas City Area Development Council's Homes section is your first step in understanding residency and transportation in the KC region.

Peek into Regional Facts to learn the basics on cost of living and demographics, or explore Getting Around to orient yourself with roadways and transportation availabilities. Communities will provide you with an overview of the many areas and lifestyles in the KC region. 

Coming to KC to stay? The Rental and Purchasing Guides found in this section will connect you with exceptional resources and real estate partners. Learn more about extravagant neighborhoods and properties in Lifestyle Homes.

Short-term living options can be found in Temporary Housing

Regional Facts

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Rental Guide

Purchasing Guide

Luxury Homes

Temporary Housing

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