South Area

Population: 5,666Median home value: $68,129 58 Ranks better than 13% of areas
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A- South Area Amenities Some amenities close to this location
A- South Area Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than Kansas
South Area
8317% less expensive than the US average
Wichita
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
South Area cost of living
F South Area Crime Total crime is 177% higher than Kansas
Total crime
8,900224% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 12224% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
9%Year over year crime is up
South Area crime
D- South Area Employment Household income is 11% lower than Kansas
Median household income
$47,53714% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$19,59834% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%2% higher than the US average
South Area employment
C- South Area Housing Home value is 50% lower than Kansas
Median home value
$68,12963% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$56540% lower than the US average
Home ownership
79%24% higher than the US average
South Area real estate or South Area rentals
F South Area Schools HS graduation rate is 14% lower than Kansas
High school grad. rates
74%10% lower than the US average
School test scores
25%50% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Wichita K-12 schools or Wichita colleges

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Compare Wichita, KS Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Wichita, KS

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rockhurst, Wichita817.9132
Westlink, Wichita809.8833
Lambsdale, Wichita807.1261
Village, Wichita795.8709
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Courtland, Wichita786.3560
Sleepy Hollow, Wichita776.2491
Brookhollow, Wichita767.1437
Macdonald, Wichita756.6824

Best Cities Near Wichita, KS

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Eastborough, KS826.2742
North Newton, KS7732.51,901
Andover, KS7711.812,477
Hesston, KS7637.23,541
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Kechi, KS7613.32,352
Derby, KS754.723,847
McConnell AFB, KS753.51,359
Colwich, KS75171,305
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Source: The South Area, Wichita, KS data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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