Population: 13,618Median home value: $77,953 59 Ranks better than 17% of areas
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A+ Southwest Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Southwest Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% lower than Kansas
8515% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Southwest cost of living
F Southwest Crime Total crime is 129% higher than Kansas
Total crime
7,352168% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 14168% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
9%Year over year crime is up
Southwest crime
F Southwest Employment Household income is 26% lower than Kansas
Median household income
$39,69628% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,74830% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%19% higher than the US average
Southwest employment
D Southwest Housing Home value is 42% lower than Kansas
Median home value
$77,95358% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$61236% lower than the US average
Home ownership
64%1% higher than the US average
Southwest real estate or Southwest rentals
F Southwest Schools HS graduation rate is 7% lower than Kansas
High school grad. rates
80%4% lower than the US average
School test scores
23%54% 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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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Wichita, KS

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rockhurst, Wichita817.3132
Westlink, Wichita806.6833
Lambsdale, Wichita806.3261
Village, Wichita795.7709
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Courtland, Wichita785.9560
Sleepy Hollow, Wichita775.1491
Brookhollow, Wichita767.2437
Macdonald, Wichita755.3824

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Eastborough, KS826.1742
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Hesston, KS7634.63,541
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Kechi, KS7611.72,352
Derby, KS75823,847
McConnell AFB, KS755.41,359
Colwich, KS7513.71,305
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