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Wakarusa Township

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

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    Wakarusa Township is located in Kansas with a population of 2,137. Wakarusa Township is in Douglas County and is one of the best places to live in Kansas. Living in Wakarusa Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Wakarusa Township there are a lot of bars and parks. Many retirees live in Wakarusa Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Wakarusa Township are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $322,900
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $776
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Rural
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      8%
    • Own
      92%
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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 B
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      5%
    • 10-17 years
      11%
    • 18-24 years
      10%
    • 25-34 years
      7%
    • 35-44 years
      9%
    • 45-54 years
      12%
    • 55-64 years
      20%
    • 65+ years
      26%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      23%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      21%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      35%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      19%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      2%
      national  11%

    Working in Wakarusa Township

    Jobs
    grade A
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $85,417
    National
    $64,994

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