Andover is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 13,405 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Andover is the 31st largest community in Kansas. Much of the housing stock in Andover was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Andover economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Andover, where the median household income is $89,302.00.
Andover real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Andover house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Andover is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Andover is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Andover who work in management occupations (14.32%), teaching (10.48%), and business and financial occupations (9.43%).
Also of interest is that Andover has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Andover is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Andover’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Andover is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Andover, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Andover is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.44% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Andover in 2018 was $37,436, which is wealthy relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,744 for a family of four. However, Andover contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Andover is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Andover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Andover residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Andover include German, English, Irish, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Andover is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.