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Leawood
  • Suburb in Kansas

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Leawood is a suburb of Kansas City with a population of 33,748. Leawood is in Johnson County and is one of the best places to live in Kansas. Living in Leawood offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Leawood there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Leawood and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Leawood are highly rated.

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About Leawood...
Population
33,748

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$498,900
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,810
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    51.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    5.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    8.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    145.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,215.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    134.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

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