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    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    NG
South Lake is a neighborhood in Overland Park, Kansas with a population of 1,977. South Lake is in Johnson County and is one of the best places to live in Kansas. Living in South Lake offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In South Lake there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in South Lake and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in South Lake are highly rated.
About South Lake...
Population
1,977

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$157,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$351
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$39,324
National
$55,322
Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
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Old Downtown Overland Park is lovely. The farmers' market is the best!
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Ethiopian, Greek, Salvadoran all within walking distance
Nice single-family homes, nice yards