Strawberry Hill Neighborhood Reflects Demographic Shifts In Kansas City, Kansas


The next U.S. census will happen in 2020, and it promises to reveal shifting demographics and changing communities. One neighborhood to watch is Strawberry Hill, a vibrant Kansas City, Kansas community that has long been home to immigrants from around the globe.

Strawberry Hill is just south of downtown Kansas City, Kansas. Early residents hailed from Europe, while the 21st century finds the neighborhood welcoming people with their roots in Latin America and other regions, as well as young people from a variety of backgrounds.

In 2010, the census counted about 2000 Strawberry Hill residents. The average age of a person living in the neighborhood was 43 years old, and homeowners comprised 48 percent of the population. Check out the full story

By Michelle Tyrene Johnson, KCUR

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