Mission Hills is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 3,597 people and just one neighborhood, Mission Hills is the 82nd largest community in Kansas.
Real Estate Prices
Mission Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in Kansas, but Mission Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Mission Hills is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 97.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mission Hills is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mission Hills who work in management occupations (26.44%), healthcare (13.90%) and legal occupations (13.54%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Mission Hills is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Mission Hills 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, Mission Hills really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mission Hills 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Mission Hills doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.