Kearney is Best Affordable Suburb in Missouri


Best Affordable Suburb in Missouri!!!

BusinessWeek magazine picked Kearney as the best affordable suburb in the state of Missouri.

Kearney, Mo.

Nearest major city: Kansas City
Population: 7,733
Median family income: $83,664
Median home price: $158,790
Unemployment rate: 8.4%
Violent crime index: 46

Kearney, which covers about 12.8 square miles, is one of Missouri's fastest-growing cities. It has eight miles of walking trails, 160 acres of parkland, an amphitheater, and a golf course. The area is served by the Kearney R-1 School District. Downtown Kansas City is about a half-hour drive away.