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: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Tuttle Creek Blvd / Kimball Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 0.4% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Kansas.
In addition, an extraordinary 64.4% of the residents of the
Tuttle Creek Blvd / Kimball Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Tuttle Creek Blvd / Kimball Ave choose to walk to work each day
(28.4%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Tuttle Creek Blvd / Kimball Ave neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 3.6% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Residents of the Tuttle Creek Blvd / Kimball Ave neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 65.1% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Tuttle Creek Blvd / Kimball Ave neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
96.3% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Furthermore, from major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Tuttle Creek Blvd / Kimball Ave
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 95.2% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Tuttle Creek Blvd / Kimball Ave neighborhood has more
German and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 39.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 4.8% have Swedish ancestry.
Tuttle Creek Blvd / Kimball Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 83.5% of the real estate in the Tuttle Creek Blvd / Kimball Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.