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 Kansas City,
the E Meyer Blvd / Oak St 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
E Meyer Blvd / Oak St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the
theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner,
than you're in good company with the people of the E Meyer Blvd / Oak St
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 99.2% of neighborhoods across the
country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own.
They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes,
cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates
live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big
city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial
patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you,
than you'll certainly feel right at home in the E Meyer Blvd / Oak St
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and college students.
Also, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But
in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis reveals that 38.7% of the adults here have
earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a
higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in
98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American
neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are
highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Meyer Blvd / Oak St neighborhood has more
Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry.
E Meyer Blvd / Oak St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 66.9% of the workforce
in the E Meyer Blvd / Oak St neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 93.9% of commuters who live in the
E Meyer Blvd / Oak St neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The E Meyer Blvd / Oak St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 67.2% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States.