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Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, MO


Moving to Kansas City, Missouri

Located in America’s heartland, Kansas City is a great place to call home. KC, as the locals refer to it, has everything you want from a big city but with a small town feel. The city is known for a lot of things – barbecue, steaks, jazz music, the Chiefs, beer, and low cost of living. Keep reading to see why making the move to Kansas City is the best idea ever.

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Why moving to Kansas City is ideal

It’s not just farmland. When you think of Kansas, you might think flat farmland for miles and miles. But KC is just not that. The city is actually is surrounded by gentle rolling terrain, and is situated along the south bank of the Missouri River. This provides beautiful views of the river and Kansas City skyline.

Low cost of living. Compared to places like New York City or Los Angeles, it’s super affordable to live in KC. According to AreaVibes, the cost of living in Kansas City is 13.2% less than the national average and 6.6% less than the Kansas state average. If you’re moving from a place where the cost of living is high, Kansas City will add a bit of relief to your bank account.

There are plenty of neighborhoods. In fact, the city houses more than 240 neighborhoods. Some of the more notable ones include downtown, the River Market, the Crossroads, 18th and Vine Historic District, Pendleton Heights, Quality Hill, and West Bottoms.

You’re basically in two states. How many people can say their hometown is located in both Kansas and Missouri? While it sounds cool, it may also be confusing to know exactly where you are once you move there. If you’re ever confused about what state you’re in, remember this: If you’re west of State Line Road, you’re in Kansas. If you’re east of it, you’re in Missouri.

The weather is fine! When moving to Kansas City, you’re in store for pretty great weather. KC has mild to hot summers and cold winters, but really no crazy extremes. The hottest month of the year is July with temps averaging in the 80s. Although, highs have been known to creep up into the high 90s or low 100s. January is the coldest month with averages in the 30s. However, there are some nights that get sub-zero temps. Moving to Kansas City also means snow day fun – expect to get about 13 feet yearly.

There’s so much to do. Moving to Kansas City, MO will give you unlimited entertainment options. If you enjoy spending time outdoors, you’ll love the 214 urban parks scattered throughout the city. If you enjoy the arts, you’ll be able to attend a performance at the Kansas City Ballet or the Kansas City Repertory Theater. Are you a sports fan? KC is definitely a sports city. You can watch the Chiefs (NFL), the Royals (NFL), or other offerings such as hockey, soccer, roller derby, or women’s football. Don’t forget about all the family fun you’ll have at the zoo, water park, or Worlds of Fun amusement park!

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The food is mouthwatering. If there’s one thing Kansas Citians love, it’s food. And not just any food, but steak in particular. Butchers working near the stockyards created their own cut of meat – the Kansas City Strip Steak. And now that you’re moving to Kansas City, you’ll be able to enjoy this delicious steak in its namesake city. Kansas City is also very well known for its barbeque. Kansas City BBQ is made from slow cooked meats and a thick tomato and molasses-based sauce. There are over 100 BBQ restaurants in town, so be sure to try out several different ones before deciding which one is your go-to.

Fun facts about Kansas City

  • KC is home to the largest maker of boxed chocolates in the world – Russell Stover!
  • Walt Disney opened his first animation studio in KC called Laugh-O-Gram Studios.
  • The Country Club Plaza was the nation’s first shopping district designed for the automobile.
  • Local advertising agency Bernstein-Rein invented the Happy Meal for McDonald’s.
  • The scoreboard at Arrowhead stadium was the first to transmit instant replay.
  • Ernest Hemingway wrote the ending to his WWI classic, “A Farewell to Arms” in KC.

Are you ready to move to Kansas City?

Now that you know all about your new town, it’s time to move there! U-Pack® can help. In today’s economy, everyone’s looking for an affordable way to move – with a company they can trust. You get both with U-Pack. U-Pack is a proud member of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Better Business Bureau. U-Pack provides affordable moving that is also stress-free.

Here’s how it works: You pack, load, and unload your things, and U-Pack does the driving door to door. It’s really that simple. Compared to other out of state moving companies, U-Pack is affordable, too. In fact, 78% of customers chose to move with U-Pack because the cost was better than their other options.

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Helpful Moving to Kansas City, Missouri Links

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Station Address:
Address: 4209 Gardner
Kansas City, MO 64120
United States
Mailing Address: 4209 Gardner
Kansas City, MO 64120
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (816) 231-5388
Fax: (816) 231-5806

If we are not able to provide door-to-door delivery to your city near Kansas City, MO, you can save money by loading or unloading at the service center conveniently located in Kansas City, MO. If you have questions about serviceability to your location, please call us at 800-240-7422, and a U-Pack Moving Consultant will gladly help.

Cities Served:
ADMIRE, KSAGRICOLA, KSALTAMONT, KS
ALTA VISTA, KSALTOONA, KSANGOLA, KS
ARCADIA, KSARGENTINE, KSARMOURDALE, KS
AUBRY, KSBALDWIN, KSBALDWIN CITY, KS
BARNES, KSBARTLETT, KSBASEHOR, KS
BASSETT, KSBENEDICT, KSBETHEL, KS
BEVERLY, KSBIG SPRINGS, KSBLUE MOUND, KS
BONITA, KSBONNER SPRINGS, KSBRONSON, KS
BROOKVILLE, KSBUCYRUS, KSBUFFALO, KS
BURLINGTON, KSCANEY, KSCARLYLE, KS
CEDAR, KSCENTERVILLE, KSCHANUTE, KS
CHAPMAN, KSCHEROKEE, KSCLARE, KS
CLAY CENTER, KSCOLONY, KSCOTTONWOOD FALLS, KS
COYVILLE, KSCRAIG, KSDEARING, KS
DENNIS, KSDE SOTO, KSDEXTER, KS
DURAND, KSDWIGHT, KSEASTON, KS
EDGERTON, KSEDNA, KSEDWARDSVILLE, KS
ELSMORE, KSENGLEVALE, KSERIE, KS
EUDORA, KSFAIRFAX, KSFAIRMOUNT, KS
FAIRWAY, KSFALL RIVER, KSFARLINGTON, KS
FONTANA, KSFORT LEAVENWORTH, KSFRANKLIN, KS
FREDONIA, KSFULTON, KSGALESBURG, KS
GARDNER, KSGARLAND, KSGARNETT, KS
GAS, KSGLEN PARK, KSGLENROSE, KS
GREELEY, KSGRIDLEY, KSHALLS SUMMIT, KS
HARRIS, KSHARTFORD, KSHAVANA, KS
HEPLER, KSHERINGTON, KSHERKIMER, KS
HILLSDALE, KSHOLLIDAY, KSHOMEWOOD, KS
HOWARD, KSHUMBOLDT, KSINDEPENDENCE, KS
IOLA, KSJARBALO, KSKANSAS CITY, KS
KENNETH, KSKICKAPOO, KSKINCAID, KS
KIRO, KSLA CYGNE, KSLA HARPE, KS
LAKE QUIVIRA, KSLANE, KSLANSING, KS
LAWRENCE, KSLEAVENWORTH, KSLEAWOOD, KS
LEBO, KSLECOMPTON, KSLENAPE, KS
LENEXA, KSLE ROY, KSLIBERTY, KS
LINCOLNVILLE, KSLINN VALLEY, KSLINWOOD, KS
LONGTON, KSLORING, KSLOST SPRINGS, KS
LOUISBURG, KSMCCUNE, KSMCLOUTH, KS
MAPLE CITY, KSMAPLETON, KSMELVERN, KS
MERRIAM, KSMILFORD, KSMISSION, KS
MISSION HILLS, KSMISSION WOODS, KSMOLINE, KS
MONTICELLO, KSMORAN, KSMORGANVILLE, KS
MORRIS, KSMORSE, KSMOUND CITY, KS
MOUND VALLEY, KSMULBERRY, KSMUNCIE, KS
MUNDEN, KSNEODESHA, KSNEOSHO FALLS, KS
NEW CENTURY, KSNORTONVILLE, KSOCHELTREE, KS
OLATHE, KSOPOLIS, KSOSAWATOMIE, KS
OSKALOOSA, KSOTTAWA, KSOVERLAND PARK, KS
PAOLA, KSPARKER, KSPERRY, KS
PIPER, KSPIQUA, KSPLEASANT GROVE, KS
PLEASANTON, KSPOMONA, KSPRAIRIE VILLAGE, KS
PRESCOTT, KSPRINCETON, KSQUENEMO, KS
RANDOLPH, KSRANTOUL, KSREADING, KS
REDEL, KSREDFIELD, KSRICHMOND, KS
RILEY, KSROELAND PARK, KSROSEDALE, KS
ST PAUL, KSSAVONBURG, KSSHARPE, KS
SHAWNEE, KSSHAWNEE MISSION, KSSOUTH PARK, KS
SPRING HILL, KSSTANLEY, KSSTARK, KS
STILWELL, KSSTRAWN, KSSTULL, KS
SUNFLOWER, KSSUNFLOWER AAP, KSSYCAMORE, KS
THAYER, KSTONGANOXIE, KSTREECE, KS
TYRO, KSUNIONTOWN, KSWADSWORTH, KS
WAKEFIELD, KSWALNUT, KSWAVERLY, KS
WEIR, KSWELDA, KSWELLSVILLE, KS
WEST MINERAL, KSWESTWOOD, KSWESTWOOD HILLS, KS
WHITE CITY, KSWILDER, KSWILLIAMSBURG, KS
WINCHESTER, KSWOLCOTT, KSYATES CENTER, KS
ZARAH, KSADRIAN, MOAMORET, MO
AMSTERDAM, MOAPPLETON CITY, MOARCHIE, MO
ARROW ROCK, MOATHERTON, MOAVONDALE, MO
BARRY, MOBATES CITY, MOBELTON, MO
BEVERLY, MOBIRMINGHAM, MOBLACKBURN, MO
BLACKWATER, MOBLUE SPRINGS, MOBLUE SUMMIT, MO
BOGARD, MOBOSWORTH, MOBROWNINGTON, MO
BRUNSWICK, MOBUCKNER, MOBUNCETON, MO
BUTLER, MOCAMP CLARK, MOCARROLLTON, MO
CENTERVIEW, MOCENTROPOLIS, MOCHILHOWEE, MO
CLAYCOMO, MOCLEVELAND, MOCOLUMBUS, MO
COUNTRYSIDE, MOCOURTNEY, MOCREIGHTON, MO
CRESCENT LAKE, MODAYTON, MODEEPWATER, MO
DEERFIELD, MODODSON, MODOVER, MO
DREXEL, MOEAST INDEPENDENCE, MOEAST KANSAS CITY, MO
EAST LEAVENWORTH, MOEAST LYNNE, MOEXCELSIOR, MO
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MOFAIRMOUNT, MOFARLEY, MO
FERRELVIEW, MOFREEMAN, MOGARDEN CITY, MO
GASHLAND, MOGLADSTONE, MOGLENAIRE, MO
GRAIN VALLEY, MOGRAND PASS, MOGRANDVIEW, MO
GREENWOOD, MOGUNN CITY, MOHALE, MO
HARDIN, MOHARRISONVILLE, MOHARTWELL, MO
HARWOOD, MOHENRIETTA, MOHICKMAN MILLS, MO
HOLDEN, MOHOLT, MOHORTON, MO
HUME, MOIATAN, MOINDEPENDENCE, MO
INDIAN VILLAGE, MOKANSAS CITY, MOKEARNEY, MO
KINGSVILLE, MOKNOBTOWN, MOLAKE CITY, MO
LAKE CITY ARSENAL, MOLAKE LOTAWANA, MOLAKE TAPAWINGO, MO
LAKE WAUKOMIS, MOLAKE WINNEBAGO, MOLATOUR, MO
LAWSON, MOLEEDS, MOLEES SUMMIT, MO
LEVASY, MOLEXINGTON, MOLIBERTY, MO
LINKVILLE, MOLITTLE BLUE, MOLITTLE VILLAGE, MO
LONE JACK, MOLOWRY CITY, MOMALTA BEND, MO
MARTIN CITY, MOMAYVIEW, MOMERWIN, MO
METZ, MOMIAMI, MOMILO, MO
MISSOURI CITY, MOMONTROSE, MOMOSBY, MO
MOSCOW, MOMOUNDVILLE, MONAPOLEON, MO
NEVADA, MONORBORNE, MONORTH KANSAS CITY, MO
NORTHMOOR, MOOAK GROVE, MOOAKVIEW, MO
OAKWOOD, MOOAKWOOD MANOR, MOOAKWOOD PARK, MO
ODESSA, MOORRICK, MOOSCEOLA, MO
PARKDALE, MOPARK FOREST, MOPARKVILLE, MO
PASSAIC, MOPECULIAR, MOPLATTE CITY, MO
PLATTE WOODS, MOPLEASANT HILL, MOPLEASANT VALLEY, MO
PRATHERSVILLE, MORANDOLPH, MORAYMORE, MO
RAYTOWN, MORAYVILLE, MORICHARDS, MO
RICHARDS-GEBAUR AFB, MORICH HILL, MORICHMOND, MO
RIVERSIDE, MOROANRIDGE, MOROCKVILLE, MO
ROOSTERVILLE, MOROSCOE, MORUSKIN HEIGHTS, MO
SCHELL CITY, MOSHELDON, MOSIBLEY, MO
SMITHVILLE, MOSPRING BRANCH, MOSTRASBURG, MO
SUGAR CREEK, MOSUMNER, MOTABERVILLE, MO
TIFFANY SPRINGS, MOTIFFIN, MOTRACY, MO
UNITY VILLAGE, MOURICH, MOVISTA, MO
WAKENDA, MOWALDRON, MOWALKER, MO
WAVERLY, MOWEATHERBY LAKE, MOWELLINGTON, MO
WEST LINE, MOWESTON, MOWESTPORT, MO
CEMENT CITY, MO
Upcoming Holidays Observed:
Service may be curtailed. Contact local service center for details.