Will JoCo have more jobs than KCMO?

Johnson County traditionally was a bedroom community — providing good housing stock and good educational systems — for middle and upper class residents.  A recent report in the KC Star cites Johnson County as the largest contributor of new jobs in the KC metro area, and very close to surpassing the number of jobs in KCMO proper.

With the stagnation of growth in KCMO, experts predict JoCo will be the largest employer in the future. How does that economic factor play into future growth? Transportation needs? Housing needs? other infrastructure needs for the community of workers AND residents?

This is a discussion question for the Local History Round Table Event, held at Johnson County Library on October 7, 2009. RSVP for this event


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