Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe median real estate price is $631,552, which is more expensive than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 82.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe is currently $2,087, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.0% of the neighborhoods in Kansas.
Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lenexa, Kansas.
Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe, the current vacancy rate is 1.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Lenexa, the Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you are planning to retire in Kansas, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Kansas, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.6% of neighborhoods in KS. If a Kansas retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe neighborhood's real estate landscape than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 94.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 23.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 68.6% of the workforce in the Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Did you know that the Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe neighborhood has more Welsh and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 24.5% have English ancestry.
Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe neighborhood in Lenexa are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 69.2% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe neighborhood, 68.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 13.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.0%), and 5.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe neighborhood in Lenexa, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (36.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (24.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (17.6%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.9%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Falcon Valley / Falcon Pointe neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (77.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.