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 Shawnee,
the Holliday neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Holliday neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Holliday community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, 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 Holliday neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 68.6% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods
Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Holliday
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Kansas. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 96.1% 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
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Holliday neighborhood has more
Welsh and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 6.9% have Scottish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 94.7% of commuters who live in the
Holliday neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Holliday neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 24.8% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.4% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Holliday neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
Furthermore, this Holliday neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 100.0% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.