Most Expensive Leawood Neighborhoods
Leawood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 34,395 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Leawood is the 13th largest community in Kansas.
Leawood home prices are not only among the most expensive in Kansas, but Leawood real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Leawood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Leawood is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leawood who work in management occupations (22.31%), sales jobs (18.28%) and business and financial occupations (10.51%).
Also of interest is that Leawood 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 Leawood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.21% 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.
In addition, Leawood is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Leawood is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Leawood really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Leawood perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Leawood, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Leawood is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 74.31% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Leawood in 2010 was $76,304, which is wealthy relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $305,216 for a family of four.
The people who call Leawood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leawood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Leawood include German, Irish, English, Italian, French and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Leawood is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||12,306|
|LEAWOOD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||92.92%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||7.08%|
|TYPE OF LEAWOOD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||89.11%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.26%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.44%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||6.14%|
|SIZE OF LEAWOOD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||19.07%|
|AGE OF LEAWOOD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||19.08%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||54.47%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||25.03%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.42%|
|LEAWOOD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$435,000|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,561|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $56,000||1.56%|
|$56,001 - $111,000||0.98%|
|$111,001 - $223,000||5.88%|
|$223,001 - $334,000||18.99%|
|$334,001 - $446,000||25.65%|
|$446,001 - $557,000||19.52%|
|$557,001 - $836,000||17.41%|
|$836,001 - $1,114,000||4.44%|
|PEOPLE OF LEAWOOD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.30%|
|5 TO 17||21.74%|
|18 TO 24||5.44%|
|25 TO 34||4.42%|
|35 TO 54||30.72%|
|55 TO 64||16.01%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.37%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||99.22%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$133,702|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$76,304|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.33%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (17.43%)
Information Technology (3.81%)
Real estate (3.47%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.42%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.33%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.30%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.81%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||1.87%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (32.99%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (93.81%)
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