Warrensburg Economy
  • Largest employers:
    • Whiteman Air Force Base
    • University of Central Missouri
    • Western Missouri Medical Center
    • Dollar Tree Distribution Center
    • Enersys Energy Products
    • WalMart
    • Janesville Acoustics
    • MO Veterans Home
    • Rose Acre
    • Lowe’s
    • Swisher Acquisition, Inc.
    • Northrup Grumman
    • Carlyle Van Lines
    • All Pro Electrical Technology

(List does not include local schools or local government)

  • Total recent private investment in Warrensburg Opportunity Zones $32,229,000
  • 8% unemployment
  • Cost of living is 8.9% lower than U.S. average
  • Average students per teacher 13.1
  • Median home price $171,000 – 7.6% appreciation in value in last 12 months
Governance
  • 3rd class Missouri city with City Manager and Council
  • Future land use map on page 24 of Land Use Plan with O-Zone boundaries
  • Population
    • 2018 estimate 19,559
    • 2010-2018 growth 3.83%
    • 2018 estimated median age 24.83
    • 2018 estimated average age 32.70
    • 2018 estimated households 7168
Whiteman Air Force Base personnel assets
  • 509th Bomb Wing
  • 442nd Fighter Wing (AF Reserve)
  • 131st Bomb Wing (Air National Guard)
  • 1-135th Assault Helicopter Battalion (Army National Guard)
  • 20th Attack Squadron
Whiteman Air Force Base flight assets:
  • B-2 Stealth Bombers
  • T-38 Talons
  • A-10 Thunderbolt II
  • UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopters
Community – Quality of Life
  • Parks and Recreation
    • 12 city parks – 402 acres
    • Hiking/Biking trails, golf, ballfields, skate park, tennis courts, Nassif Aquatic Center
  • Entertainment
    • Old Drum Festival, Sounds of Summer Concert, Freedom Fest, Wings Over Whiteman Air Show, Burg Fest and a multitude of other holiday events and festivals
Labor Availability
  • Labor Pool (JoCo Labor Availability Analysis)
    • Civilian Labor Force in Labor Basin 170,235
    • 8 counties in Labor Basin
    • Reasonable commute to Warrensburg
    • Available Labor Pool 104,435
    • Average age 49
    • 1% in professional sector
    • 4% in service sector
    • 1% in highly skilled sector
    • 3% in general labor sector
    • Flexible: 4/5ths of Available Labor Pool have indicated they will work outside of their primary field
  • Veterans
    • 1,814 total vets in the community
    • 1,095 (60.4%) between the ages of 18 and 64
Educational Attainment
  • 4% have at least a high school diploma
  • 8 % have some college or higher
Income
  • 2018 estimated average household income $57,868
  • 2018 estimated median household income $43,424
Retail Trade Data
  • Retail sales leakage $815,402,472
  • Estimated Retail Trade area population 68,839
  • Sales leakage by category
    • Clothing and accessories $38.4M
    • Supermarkets/Grocery $54.8M
    • Electronics $16.3M
    • Food and Drink $89.6M
Sources:

http://www.warrensburg.org/ebook/2017/#/2/

https://retail360.us/warrensburg-mo/

https://download.theretailcoach.net/2018/WarrensburgMO_RTA_RMP_2018.pdf

https://www.warrensburg-mo.com/DocumentCenter/View/110/2017-Comprehensive-City-Plan-Update-PDF


2018 Top Johnson County Employers

Source: 2018-3rd Quarter Company Representative. Does not include local school districts or municipal governments.