2024 Ratings & Rankings

The Wall Street Journal Dubs KC a Top 10 Best Place to Visit in the World
"Even under the celebrity spotlight, the soul of the city remains intact." Offering innovative sports and entertainment options that include the Rock Island Bridge, Pennway Point and the CPKC Stadium - the first purpose-built stadium created for a women's team - Kansas City "was set to deliver the goods long before it became a fixture of gossip columns." The Wall Street Journal, January 2024

KC Lands on New York Times' List of 52 Places to Go in 2024
KC was recognized as a "heartland hub" for soccer fans, bookworms and adventurers alike. The New York Times, January 2024

Looking to Buy a Home? You Can in KC.
As home prices rise across the country, Kansas City ranks among cities with the "lowest barrier to homeownership," boasting a more favorable median household income compared to the median asking price. RealtyHop, January 2024

Two KC-Area Cities Rank as Top Rental Markets
Kansas City, Missouri, and Overland Park, Kansas, both landed in the top 10 cities for renters to watch in 2024, both highly in-demand markets for the region's affordable cost of living and job opportunities. RentCafe, January 2024

KC Ranks on Travel+Leisure's "50 Best Places to Travel in 2024"
Come for the barbecue and jazz - stay for the sports and entertainment. From a host of historical spots and local foodie havens to innovative new entertainment districts and groundbreaking stadiums, KC is a must-see for travelers. Travel+Leisure, January 2024

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