Basehor is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 5,402 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Basehor is the 62nd largest community in Kansas. Basehor has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Basehor, where the median household income is $83,836.00.
Basehor real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Basehor house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Basehor is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Basehor is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Basehor who work in office and administrative support (18.46%), management occupations (17.43%), and sales jobs (8.90%).
Because of many things, Basehor is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Basehor a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Basehor has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Basehor’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Basehor does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Basehor are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.17% of adults in Basehor have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Basehor in 2010 was $34,299, which is wealthy relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,196 for a family of four.
The people who call Basehor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Basehor residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Basehor include English, Irish, Polish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Basehor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.