Real Estate Prices and Overview
Linwood Acres median real estate prices are $180,078, which is more expensive than 85.3% of the neighborhoods
in Kansas and 56.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Linwood Acres are currently
$1,046, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.7%
of the neighborhoods in Kansas.
Linwood Acres is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Wichita, Kansas.
Linwood Acres real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Linwood Acres neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.9% in
Linwood Acres. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 57.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Wichita,
the Linwood Acres neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Linwood Acres neighborhood has more
Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry.
Linwood Acres is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The Linwood Acres neighborhood is considered a solid choice
for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as
better than 93.2% of Kansas neighborhoods
for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals,
executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes
that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood,
and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to
other neighborhoods in the state.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 29.7% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
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 Linwood Acres neighborhood in Wichita are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 59.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 24.0% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.1%
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 Linwood Acres neighborhood, 47.7%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 20.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(16.4%), and 15.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Linwood Acres neighborhood in Wichita, KS, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(17.1%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (9.4%) , and residents who report Irish roots (8.1%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.2%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (6.9%), among others. In addition, 10.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Linwood Acres
neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.
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 Linwood Acres neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.1% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.8%) 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 (10.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.