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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Wakarusa Township is located in Kansas with a population of 2,116. 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.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$261,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$913
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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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
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Wakarusa Township

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$81,615
National
$55,322
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Wakarusa Township Reviews

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Lawrence is the best small city in the area. There are enough restaurants. The citizens are diverse, interesting, and intelligent.
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Housing costs are high due to not enough industry or good paying jobs in the city.
Citizens are generally pleasant towards each other