Maize is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 6,060 people and just one neighborhood, Maize is the 61st largest community in Kansas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Maize, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Maize, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Maize’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Maize does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $54,870.00.
Maize real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Maize house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Maize is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.57% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Maize is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Maize who work in office and administrative support (19.04%), business and financial occupations (11.41%), and healthcare (10.75%).
Maize 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.
The population of Maize is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.19% of adults in Maize have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Maize in 2018 was $42,848, which is wealthy relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $171,392 for a family of four. However, Maize contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Maize home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Maize residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Maize include German, Irish, French, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Maize is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Iranian and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 35.2% have German ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Maize are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 57.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 15.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.7%), and 13.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.6%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Maize, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (35.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report English roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (6.8%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.