Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres median real estate price is $347,682, which is more expensive than 79.6% of the neighborhoods in Kansas and 53.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres is currently $2,141, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.6% of the neighborhoods in Kansas.
Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Andover, Kansas.
Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres are 5.6%, which is lower than one will find in 64.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres neighborhood stands out by having 90.6% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.0% of all American neighborhoods.
If you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 13.5% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of Kansas.
Did you know that the Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres neighborhood has more Canadian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 4.7% have Dominican ancestry.
Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres neighborhood in Andover are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 82.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 54.0% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres neighborhood, 61.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 18.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.4%), and 6.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres neighborhood in Andover, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (13.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.2%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Lakeview Heights / Mecca Acres neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (63.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.