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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$227,283
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,057
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%

Shoal Creek Valley Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    160
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    132
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    387
    500
  • Theft
    2,047
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    189
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$96,176
National
$55,322
Children
27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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We have lived in Shoal Creek Valley for 5 years (I have lived in Kansas City and Inner Liberty mos of my life) we have been blessed enough to be able to chose the location in the Kansas City metro area of basically anywhere because of our family company flexibility. I wouldn’t live anywhere else. I wouldn’t want to. We attempted and we looked at several homes in other regions which were highly ranked as well but still, none compared overall, in every category to Shoal Creek Valley. I absolutely love my neighborhood and district. I’d be heartbroken to move anywhere else in the Kansas City area
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This a fantatstic community and theres proof of that in the growth of homes and businesses that are being built in the arear. The only downside is the amount of traffic can be overwhelming if your not used to city life. This used to be a very quite community but since it has a great school system the growth has exploded here so getting around to do errands can be time consuming. Other than that a wonderful community for growing families.
There are always new activities to do either outside or inside. There are all new types of resruants being put in, creating more a friendly new environment open to change.