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Orchard Breeze is a neighborhood in Wichita, Kansas with a population of 3,603. Orchard Breeze is in Sedgwick County. Living in Orchard Breeze offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Orchard Breeze there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families live in Orchard Breeze and residents tend to lean conservative.
About Orchard Breeze...
Population
3,603

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$78,630
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$784
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$30,192
National
$55,322
Families with Children
29%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%
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It really depends on where you live. In the Northwest corner, Northeast corner, and some of the Southeast area, a lot of the houses are really nice and usually quite expensive. In my specific area the houses are average; however, some areas have pretty bad housing. There is a pretty clear line between the nicer housing and the poor quality housing though. There are not a lot of vacant properties. The water does not cost too much, which I assume is because Wichita is such a large city. The best areas in Wichita are most likely the new areas, like the Maize school district. Maize was rural probably only ten years ago, but now it is a rapidly growing area with a lot of new housing and stores!
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Wichita has a pretty good community. Most people who live near me generally stay there for quite some time and most have grown up here or in the surrounding areas. There are several small local event, mostly located downtown, but you have to know about them, as there is not usually a lot of advertisement. Most activities are family friendly, and a lot of places, like the Sedgwick County Park, are pet friendly! Wichita is a really good, safe place for families!
I think Wichita is a nice place to have grown up around. I've always lived nearby, but actually living in the city has allowed me to have a nice transition to a larger city. The only downside to the Wichita is that there isn't many NEW things to do. While the restaurant industry seems to be growing, not much else seems to be following. If I could do it all over, I would probably choose to live in a larger city that has a larger amount of activities and shopping choices.