Overland Park, KS (W 139th St / Metcalf Ave)




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About Overland Park, KS (W 139th St / Metcalf Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W 139th St / Metcalf Ave median real estate price is $372,685, which is more expensive than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 77.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W 139th St / Metcalf Ave is currently $1,819, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in Kansas.

W 139th St / Metcalf Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Overland Park, Kansas.

W 139th St / Metcalf Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W 139th St / Metcalf Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

W 139th St / Metcalf Ave has a 13.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Overland Park, the W 139th St / Metcalf Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the W 139th St / Metcalf Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the W 139th St / Metcalf Ave 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 97.4% 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 active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 6.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak South Asian languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the W 139th St / Metcalf Ave neighborhood. A whopping 47.5% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 W 139th St / Metcalf Ave 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 87.6% 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

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the W 139th St / Metcalf Ave neighborhood, 60.0% 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 17.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.8%), and 10.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 139th St / Metcalf Ave neighborhood in Overland Park, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.4%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.6%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W 139th St / Metcalf Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.0% of households. Some people also speak South Asian languages (6.5%).

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 139th St / Metcalf Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.9%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Overland Park 0.101011101001110
Kansas 3.90
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Overland Park 0.101011101001110
Kansas 27.20
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Overland Park 0.101011101001110
Kansas 23

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of KS school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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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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