When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, W 135th St / Nieman Rd
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Kansas. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.1% 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 135th St / Nieman Rd 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 and highly educated executives.
In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the W 135th St / Nieman Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 98.3%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
Also, 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 135th St / Nieman Rd neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 69.9% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods
Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the W 135th St / Nieman Rd neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 73.8% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W 135th St / Nieman Rd neighborhood has more
British and German ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 38.4% have German ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
W 135th St / Nieman Rd neighborhood stands out by having 94.3% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.9% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the W 135th St / Nieman Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.9% 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.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the W 135th St / Nieman Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.2% of neighborhoods in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.9%, the W 135th St / Nieman Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.7% 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.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the W 135th St / Nieman Rd 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, 82.1% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.