The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 94.6% of commuters who live in the
W 79th St / Alden St neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W 79th St / Alden St neighborhood has more
Iranian and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 1.0% have Croatian ancestry.
W 79th St / Alden St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the W 79th St / Alden St neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 66.7% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods
In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 67.7% of the adults living in the
W 79th St / Alden St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.6%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, W 79th St / Alden St
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Kansas. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 95.1% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Kansas. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
W 79th St / Alden St neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, highly educated executives and college students.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the W 79th St / Alden St neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, one way that the W 79th St / Alden St neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the W 79th St / Alden St stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 87.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.