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 26.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd are currently
$881, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 89.1%
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
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the S 59th St / Oak Grove Rd
neighborhood than in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a 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
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
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 the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
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
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
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.