Bridgestone / Kensington Valley median real estate price is $495,918, which is more expensive than 94.5% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 73.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Bridgestone / Kensington Valley is currently $2,044, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.9% of the neighborhoods in Kansas.
Bridgestone / Kensington Valley is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Overland Park, Kansas.
Bridgestone / Kensington Valley 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 Bridgestone / Kensington Valley 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.
In Bridgestone / Kensington Valley, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Bridgestone / Kensington Valley is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
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 3.2% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley 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, Bridgestone / Kensington Valley also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley 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 98.4% 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 families with school-aged children, urban sophisticates and college students.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 78.2% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
One way that the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.5% 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, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley 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, 89.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
In the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 24.8% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Did you know that the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood has more Russian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 1.8% have Eastern European ancestry.
Bridgestone / Kensington Valley is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Bridgestone / Kensington Valley 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 96.8% 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 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 Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood, 62.3% 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 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.8%), and 4.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese, Spanish and Langs. of India.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood in Overland Park, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (17.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (16.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.7%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (4.1%), among others. In addition, 17.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (68.8%) 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 (6.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.