Real Estate Prices and Overview
S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd median real estate prices are $104,992, which is more expensive than 55.5% of the neighborhoods
in Kansas and 26.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd are currently
$952, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.4%
of the neighborhoods in Kansas.
S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Kansas City, Kansas.
S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.2% in
S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 45.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
42.3% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 96.9% of American neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd neighborhood in Kansas City are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 43.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 34.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.6%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd neighborhood, 42.3%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 22.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(18.3%), and 17.0% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd neighborhood in Kansas City, KS, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(21.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.9%) , and residents who report Irish roots (8.1%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (2.6%) , along with some Asian ancestry residents (2.6%), among others. In addition, 13.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (20.0%).
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (18.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.