Wichita, KS (Lydia St / S Seneca St)




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About Wichita, KS (Lydia St / S Seneca St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lydia St / S Seneca St median real estate price is $87,529, which is less expensive than 67.4% of Kansas neighborhoods and 67.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Lydia St / S Seneca St is currently $842, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 50.6% of Kansas neighborhoods.

Lydia St / S Seneca St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wichita, Kansas.

Lydia St / S Seneca St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Lydia St / S Seneca St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Lydia St / S Seneca St has a 13.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 68.9% 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

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Lydia St / S Seneca St neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 4.9% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.


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 Lydia St / S Seneca St neighborhood in Wichita are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 42.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 85.5% of U.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 Lydia St / S Seneca St neighborhood, 35.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 23.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.3%), and 18.5% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Lydia St / S Seneca St neighborhood in Wichita, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report Mexican roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lydia St / S Seneca St neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.3%).

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 Lydia St / S Seneca St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.8%) 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 (6.0%) . 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Lydia St / S Seneca St 0.101011101001110
Wichita 0.101011101001110
Kansas 3.90
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Lydia St / S Seneca St 0.101011101001110
Wichita 0.101011101001110
Kansas 27.20
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Lydia St / S Seneca St 0.101011101001110
Wichita 0.101011101001110
Kansas 23

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of KS 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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