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South Area
  • Neighborhood in Wichita, KS

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

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South Area is a neighborhood in Wichita, Kansas with a population of 10,426. South Area is in Sedgwick County. Living in South Area offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Area there are a lot of parks. Many families live in South Area and residents tend to lean conservative.

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About South Area...
Population
10,426

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$82,423
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$778
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$52,569
National
$62,843
Families with Children
31%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  12%

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