Located within Missouri, United States, the city of Raytown is located in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Raytown. Access to public green spaces, including Kenargy Park and Minor Smith Park, is easy from the majority of locations within the city and there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in. This city is very quiet overall, as the streets are generally very calm.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Raytown is an important part of its character. About 45% of properties in this city were built between 1960 and 1980, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960. This part of the Kansas City metropolitan area also has a variety of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the population of this city own their home and one third are renters.
It is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools from any location in Raytown. On the other hand, residents may consider it challenging to access high schools on foot. With regards to eating, getting to one of about 10 supermarkets by walking is feasible for some, but not all, home buyers in Raytown. There are also a few choices for those who cherish nearby restaurants and cafes.
The best way to move around in Raytown is usually driving. Parking is quite easy. In contrast, residents using public transit may find very few options in Raytown as a result of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, the city is linked by a few bus lines. Raytown is not very well-suited for walking as most daily needs are inconvenient to meet on foot.