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Mission is a city in Johnson County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The community was named for the Shawnee Methodist Mission established here
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Mission. For links to other places called Mission, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mission is 39.027N. The longitude is -94.655W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,017 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,559.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mission demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66203 ZIP code.
27% of Mission residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mission ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mission was $27,870, compared with $21,587 nationally.
45% of Mission residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mission, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $586. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $926.
Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mission political report.
Mission restaurants taking online reservations include MelBee's Bar & Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Mission workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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