These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Kansas City


We used science and data to determine which Kansas City neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Kansas City

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Kansas City has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.76x the national median and household incomes are 4.0x the national median.

But where exactly in Kansas City do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Sunset Hill West where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Kansas City out of 145:

  1. Sunset Hill West
  2. Stanford Gardens
  3. Greenway Fields
  4. Arnour Fields
  5. Unity Ridge
  6. Romanelli West
  7. Wornall Homestead
  8. Oak Meyer Gardens
  9. Timber Valley
  10. Sunset Hill

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,316,761. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Kansas City.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Kansas City

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Kansas City by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Sunset Hill West, was named the richest neighborhood in Kansas City.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be North Hyde Park.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Kansas City ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Kansas City

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Sunset Hill West $199,808
2 Stanford Gardens $164,772
3 Greenway Fields $164,772
4 Arnour Fields $138,611
5 Unity Ridge $130,446
6 Romanelli West $119,207
7 Wornall Homestead $117,109
8 Oak Meyer Gardens $94,702
9 Timber Valley $93,750
10 Sunset Hill $93,584
11 Verona Hills $91,193
12 Western 49-63 $88,320
13 Armour Hills $81,671
14 Highview Estates $80,396
15 Morningside $80,119
16 Ward Parkway $76,312
17 Red Bridge North $74,254
18 Foxcroft And Glen Arbor $73,750
19 Little Blue Valley $72,154
20 Faireway Hills $70,625
21 Coleman Highlands $69,419
22 Mission Lake $68,487
23 Westwood $67,632
24 Blue Hills Estates $65,909
25 Saint Catherine’S Gardens $65,034
26 Central Hyde Park $64,527
27 White Oak $63,859
28 Lea Manor $63,732
29 Birdlespur $63,259
30 Blue Vue Hills $62,625
31 Ward Parkway Plaza $61,667
32 Royal Oaks $60,375
33 Brown Estates $59,118
34 Tower Homes $58,887
35 Western Hills $58,584
36 West Waldo $57,954
37 Waldo Homes $56,922
38 Bannister Ares $56,909
39 Rolling Meadows $55,625
40 Union Hill $55,554
41 Roanoke $53,854
42 Crown Center $53,630
43 Sterling Acres $53,000
44 South Plaza $52,206
45 West Plaza $51,224
46 West Blue Township $50,139
47 Cunningham Ridge $50,139
48 Red Ridge South $48,930
49 Hickman Mills South $48,151
50 Holmes Park $47,857
51 Fairlane $47,790
52 Westside South $47,309
53 Robandee South $46,745
54 Volker $46,432
55 Stayton Meadows $46,207
56 Plaza Westport $45,708
57 Ruskin Hills $45,625
58 Park Farms $45,230
59 Fairwood And Robandee $44,813
60 South Hyde Park $44,564
61 Martin City $43,914
62 Linden Hills And Indian Heights $43,358
63 Oldham Farms $42,917
64 Country Lane Estates $42,722
65 Central Business District-Downtown $41,763
66 Stanford Estates $41,510
67 Southmoreland $41,216
68 Bonne Hills $41,169
69 River Market $40,743
70 East Meyer $40,677
71 Country Club Plaza $40,458
72 Kirkside $40,424
73 Swope Parkway-Elmwood $40,119
74 Santa Fe Hills $39,916
75 Willow Creek $38,492
76 South Town Fork Creek $37,870
77 Ruskin Heights $37,739
78 Palestine East $37,510
79 East Sqope Highlands $37,370
80 Northest Industrial District $36,563
81 Eastwood Hill East $36,207
82 Loma Vista $35,552
83 Citadel $35,520
84 Country Valley-Hawthorn Square $33,558
85 Blue Valley Industrial $33,291
86 Sarritt Point $32,790
87 Valentine $32,236
88 Broadway Gillham $32,140
89 Squier Park $31,591
90 Hickman Mills $31,064
91 Eastern 49-63 $30,496
92 Longfellow $30,456
93 Lewis Heights $30,024
94 Vineyard $29,977
95 Blue Hills $29,965
96 East Blue Valley $29,900
97 Richards Gebaur $29,780
98 Norble And Gregory Ridge $29,584
99 Oak Park Southeast $29,484
100 Swope Park Campus $29,429

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