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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Bridgestone / Kensington Valley median real estate price is $596,818, which is more expensive than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 76.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Bridgestone / Kensington Valley is currently $1,794, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.8% 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 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.3% 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.

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 Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

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 Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood is wealthier than 97.0% 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. 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 98.8% 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 families with school-aged children and urban sophisticates.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 78.0% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 34.3% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Real Estate

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 99.6% 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, 88.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood, analysis shows that 27.2% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Diversity

Did you know that the Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood has more Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry.

Bridgestone / Kensington Valley is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.9% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 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.

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 Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood, 58.8% 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 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.8%), and 5.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

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 74.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese and Langs. of India.

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 Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood in Overland Park, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (18.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.9%), and residents who report German roots (13.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.4%), along with some Spanish ancestry residents (4.0%), among others. In addition, 17.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Bridgestone / Kensington Valley neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (68.3%) 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.


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