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Raymore, MO Contractors

Of the many suburban cities ringing Kansas City, Raymore, MO is one of the fastest growing. Originally, the area that is now Raymore actually was considered undesirable. It was prairieland and had limited water and few trees, so it was the last part of Cass County to become populated. After the Civil War as more people pushed westward, a proper town finally began to come together. Statistics today reveal a picture of a community full of educated, motivated people working to build a welcoming, successful city.

About Raymore

Despite its slow start, Raymore was named by 1871 and incorporated in 1877. Today, the city covers about 20 square miles located about 20 miles south of downtown Kansas City along U.S. Highway 71. Census figures show the population in this affluent community ballooned by 72 percent between 2000 and 2010, and now totals nearly 20,000 people. The median household income in Raymore is about $73,000 per year, which means that half of the households earn more and half earn less. The statewide median is about $45,000 per year. Only about 5 percent of the people in Raymore live in poverty, and more than 95 percent have graduated high school. Homes tend to cost more in Raymore than in other areas of Missouri, but the cost of living is well below the national average.

Living in Raymore

Raymore has a number of parks and an extensive trail system that connects to neighboring cities. Students attend Raymore-Peculiar School District, which operates seven schools in the city for students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The high school is one city away in Peculiar. The closest branch of the Cass County Library is in nearby Belton and so is the nearest hospital, Belton Regional Medical Center. The city Chamber of Commerce maintains an active presence in town, sponsoring golf tournaments, craft fairs, a pumpkin auction and more. The only golf course in the city, Creekmore Golf Club, is semi-private, but a short drive gives players access to dozens more courses. Nearby Lake Harrisonville offers opportunities for boating and fishing.

Raymore Area Attractions

Head north into Kansas City to take advantage of countless cultural, dining and entertainment options. Among the city's top-rated museums are the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, National World War I Museum, the unusual Steamboat Arabia Museum, the free Kaleidoscope children's museum and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. For performing arts, try the Kauffman Center, the Midland, Starlight Theatre and Coterie Theatre. Professional-sports fans won't want to the miss the Kansas City Royals or the Kansas City Chiefs, but Sporting Kansas City soccer team is also gaining popularity.

Raymore, MO Ductless Air Conditioning

Heat and humidity are the hallmarks of summers in Raymore, and a snowy chill permeates the winter months. In Raymore, MO ductless air conditioning and ductless mini split systems can solve a problem for those who don't want to tackle the challenges of a central system. Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating products are high efficiency, easy to install and quiet. They fit perfectly into older buildings with no ductwork, new additions and outbuildings, and converted living spaces such as attics and basements.

Ductless heat pumps are an effective source of heat even in Raymore's cold winter weather. Installation of a ductless HVAC heating or cooling system requires just one small hole to the building's exterior. In the Kansas City area, MitsubishiACDealers.com has built a network of experienced, reliable dealers who sell and service ductless systems.