Overland Park, KS (W 135th St / Switzer Rd)




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About Overland Park, KS (W 135th St / Switzer Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W 135th St / Switzer Rd median real estate price is $463,148, which is more expensive than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 85.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W 135th St / Switzer Rd is currently $1,672, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in Kansas.

W 135th St / Switzer Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Overland Park, Kansas.

W 135th St / Switzer Rd real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In W 135th St / Switzer Rd, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W 135th St / Switzer Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 3.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, W 135th St / Switzer Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Kansas by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in Kansas. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 70.8% 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 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.1% 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.

In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 96.0% 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, 50.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood has more 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 Croatian ancestry.

W 135th St / Switzer Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood stands out by having 94.0% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.3% of all American neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood in Overland Park 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 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood, 56.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (7.5%), and 5.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood in Overland Park, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.9%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.6%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in W 135th St / Switzer Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.0%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Overland Park 0.101011101001110
Kansas 3.90
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Overland Park 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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