Kearney is a city located in Clay County Missouri. Kearney has a 2020 population of 12,094. Kearney is currently growing at a rate of 3.53% annually and its population has increased by 42.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,459 in 2010.
The average household income in Kearney is $89,752 with a poverty rate of 2.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,063 per month, and the median house value is $188,700. The median age in Kearney is 35.2 years, 35.9 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kearneywas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
97.58% of Kearney residents speak only English, while 2.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Kearney is White, with 2.33% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Kearney is Multiple, with 2.52% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.90%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Kearney
99.29% of Kearney residents were born in the United States, with 66.84% having been born in Missouri. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.