Lake Quivira is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 936 people and just one neighborhood, Lake Quivira is the 201st largest community in Kansas.
Real Estate Prices
Lake Quivira home prices are not only among the most expensive in Kansas, but Lake Quivira real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Lake Quivira is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lake Quivira is a city of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Quivira who work in management occupations (25.24%), sales jobs (20.00%) and business and financial occupations (7.86%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.84% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Lake Quivira is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lake Quivira 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, Lake Quivira has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lake Quivira’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small city, Lake Quivira does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.