Basehor, KS

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Living in Basehor

Basehor is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 6,896 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Basehor is the 50th largest community in Kansas. Much of the housing stock in Basehor was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Basehor economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Basehor, where the median household income is $84,906.00.

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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Basehor is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Basehor is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Basehor who work in management occupations (16.28%), office and administrative support (10.90%), and sales jobs (8.67%).

Also of interest is that Basehor has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Basehor telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.17% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

As is often the case in a small city, Basehor doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The overall education level of Basehor citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.60% of adults in Basehor have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Basehor in 2018 was $36,018, which is wealthy relative to Kansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,072 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 German, English, Irish, European, and Czech.

The most common language spoken in Basehor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.