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Population

  • 1990 City Population: 10,373
  • 1990 Clay County Population: 153,411
  • 1990 Ray County Population: 21,968


Taxes

    Basic property tax levy (per $100 assessed value)

  • City Property Tax: 1.10
  • City Sales Tax: 0.20
  • State Property Tax: 0.30
  • State Sales Tax: 0.42
  • 1990 Clay County Property Tax: 0.350
  • 1990 Clay County Sales Tax: 0.9
  • 1990 Ray County Property Tax: 0.0
  • 1990 Ray County Sales Tax: 0.0
  • City School Property Tax: 3.610
  • Junior College Property Tax: 0.0
  • Other City Property Tax: 0.420
  • Total Sales Tax 1: 0.71
  • Total Property Tax 1: 5.420
  • Total Sales Tax 2: 0.62
  • Total Property Tax 2: 5.70


Economic Development

  • Chamber of Commerce? yes


Government

  • Local Government Type: COUNCIL-MANAGER
  • City Zoning? yes
  • Clay County Zoning? yes
  • Ray County Zoning? yes
  • City Engineer? no
  • City Industrial Development Authority? yes
  • Clay County Industrial Development Authority? yes
  • Ray County Industrial Development Authority? no


Transportation

  • Community Railroads:
    I&M RAIL LINK
  • Nearest Public Airport: EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MUNICIPAL
  • Distance to Nearest Public Airport: 0 miles
  • Length of Runway: 2000 feet
  • Location of Airport: KANSAS CITY
  • Name of Airport: KCI AIRPORT
  • Nearest Air Freight Service: 3 miles
  • Navigable River: MISSOURI
  • Public Barge Dock? yes
  • Interstate Highways: 1
  • US Highways: 1
  • Missouri Highways: 2
  • Motor Freight Carriers:
    MANY IN THE KANSAS CITY
    FREIGHT ZONE


Education

  • Public School Classification: AAA
  • Public Elementary Schools: 4
  • Public Elementary School Teachers: 101
  • Public Elementary School Enrollment: 1464
  • Public Junior High Schools: 1
  • Public Junior High School Teachers: 49
  • Public Junior High School Enrollment: 743
  • Public High Schools: 1
  • Public High School Teachers: 69
  • Public High School Enrollment: 1133
  • Vocational Schools:
    EXCELSIOR SPRINGS AREA
    VO-TECH JOB CORPS CENTER
  • Public Colleges/Universities:
    UNIV. OF MO-KANSAS CITY
    MAPLE WOODS COMM. COLLEGE
    KANSAS UNIVERSITY
    CENTRAL MO STATE UNIVERSITY
    MISSOURI WESTERN STATE COLLEGE

  • Private Elementary Schools: 1
  • Private Elementary School Teachers: 4
  • Private Elementary School Enrollment: 66
  • Private High Schools: 1
  • Private High School Teachers: 2
  • Private High School Enrollment: 37
  • Private Colleges/Universities:
    WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE
    PARK COLLEGE
    AVILA COLLEGE
    ROCKHURST COLLEGE


Recreation

  • Public Swimming Pools: 1
  • Public Tennis Courts: 5
  • Public Parks: 6
  • Public Golf Courses: 1
  • Handball/Racquetball Courts: 1
  • Country Clubs: 1
  • YMCAs and YWCAs: 0
  • Nearest Public Access to Lake/River: 6 miles
  • Swimming? yes
  • Fishing? yes
  • Motorboating? yes
  • Water Skiing? no
  • Camping? yes
  • Hiking/Fitness Trails? yes
  • Other Recreation:
    SMITHVILLE LAKE, SWOPE PARK,
    WORLDS OF FUN/OCEANS OF FUN,
    KANSAS CITY CHIEFS,
    KANSAS CITY ROYALS,
    KANSAS CITY BLADES


Utilities

  • Municipal Water? yes
  • Water Supplier: CITY OF EXCELSIOR SPGS
    (816) 630-0763
  • Water Plant Capacity: 2500 thousand gallons
  • Sewage Plant Type: OVERLAND FLOW
  • Sewage Service Supplier: CITY OF EXCELSIOR SPGS
    (816) 630-0763
  • Water Treatment Plant Capacity: 2300 thousand gallons
  • Natural Gas Service? yes
  • New Gas Hookups Available? yes
  • Natural Gas Supplier: MISSOURI GAS ENERGY
    (816) 360-5651
  • Oil Distributor: EVANS OIL
    (816) 580-3241
  • LP Gas Distributor: EVANS OIL
    (816) 580-3241
  • Private Electricity Supplier? yes
  • Electric Company: UNION ELECTRIC
    (816) 637-9135
  • Electric Cooperative Name: PLATTE-CLAY ELECTRIC COOP
    (800) 431-2131


Health Services

  • Hospitals: 1
  • Hospital Beds: 48
  • Nearest Hospital: 0 miles
  • Community Clinic? yes


Climate

  • Coldest Month: JANUARY
    • Average High: 35° F (0° C)
    • Average Low: 15° F (0° C)
  • Hottest Month: AUGUST
    • Average High: 80° F (0° C)
    • Average Low: 57° F (0° C)
  • Dryest Month: JANUARY
    • Average Precipitation: 1.3 inches
  • Wettest Month: JUNE
    • Average Precipitation: 4.8 inches
  • Annual Average Rain: 36.8 inches
  • Annual Average Snow: 0.0 inches


Major Employers

  • Employer: EXCELSIOR SPRINGS SCHOOL DIST.
  • Employees: 312
  • Product: EDUCATION

  • Employer: AMERICAN ITALIAN PASTA CO.
  • Employees: 260
  • Product: PASTA

  • Employer: EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MEDICAL CTR.
  • Employees: 250
  • Product: HEALTH CARE

  • Employer: WAL-MART
  • Employees: 201
  • Product: RETAIL

  • Employer: MAGNA INTERIOR SYSTEMS
  • Employees: 190
  • Product: AUTO SUPPLIER

  • Employer: GILMOUR HOSE
  • Employees: 170
  • Product: GARDEN HOSES

  • Employer: ELMS HOTEL
  • Employees: 175
  • Product: HOSPITALITY

  • Employer: PRECISE TECHNOLOGY
  • Employees: 131
  • Product: PLASTIC INJECTION

  • Employer: CITY OF EXCELSIOR SPRINGS
  • Employees: 130
  • Product: GOVERNMENT

  • Employer: PRICE CHOPPER
  • Employees: 116
  • Product: GROCERY

  • Employer: COMMUNITY BANK OF EXCEL. SPGS.
  • Employees: 54
  • Product: BANKING

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