These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Kansas City, MO For 2018


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 4.92x the national median and household incomes are 4.55x 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 for 2018:

  1. Sunset Hill West (Homes)
  2. Stanford Gardens (Homes)
  3. Greenway Fields (Homes)
  4. Sunset Hill (Homes)
  5. Arnour Fields (Homes)
  6. Wornall Homestead (Homes)
  7. Foxcroft And Glen Arbor (Homes)
  8. Romanelli West (Homes)
  9. Armour Hills (Homes)
  10. Unity Ridge (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,467,964. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Kansas City.

For more Kansas City reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Kansas City and the worst neighborhoods in Kansas City.

Or, for living around Kansas City, out the best Kansas City suburbs and the worst Kansas City suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Kansas City For 2018

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 criterion:

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 Key Coalition.

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 For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Sunset Hill West $250,001
2 Stanford Gardens $176,944
3 Greenway Fields $176,944
4 Sunset Hill $145,292
5 Arnour Fields $144,375
6 Wornall Homestead $127,000
7 Foxcroft And Glen Arbor $123,182
8 Romanelli West $118,188
9 Armour Hills $107,496
10 Unity Ridge $98,542
11 Verona Hills $96,910
12 Timber Valley $94,773
13 Blue Vue Hills $92,629
14 Oak Meyer Gardens $89,861
15 Morningside $87,789
16 Red Bridge North $83,141
17 Ward Parkway $79,687
18 Coleman Highlands $75,338
19 Holmes Park $75,132
20 Highview Estates $73,609
21 Ward Parkway Plaza $72,500
22 Birdlespur $71,426
23 Western 49-63 $71,140
24 Royal Oaks $70,720
25 Mission Lake $68,954
26 Faireway Hills $66,731
27 Little Blue Valley $66,161
28 Central Hyde Park $65,875
29 West Waldo $64,056
30 Saint Catherine’s Gardens $63,656
31 White Oak $63,101
32 Lea Manor $62,099
33 Westwood $61,852
34 Rolling Meadows $58,172
35 Plaza Westport $56,266
36 Bannister Ares $55,880
37 Roanoke $55,472
38 Tower Homes $54,484
39 Blue Hills Estates $53,125
40 Crown Center $52,799
41 Country Club Plaza $51,985
42 Country Lane Estates $51,917
43 Western Hills $51,510
44 Waldo Homes $51,107
45 Northest Industrial District $50,391
46 Stayton Meadows $50,227
47 Central Business District-Downtown $49,820
48 Ruskin Hills $49,754
49 West Plaza $49,642
50 Union Hill $49,148
51 Brown Estates $48,946
52 South Plaza $48,510
53 Red Ridge South $47,602
54 Volker $47,253
55 Eastern 49-63 $46,986
56 Bonne Hills $45,932
57 Park Farms $45,145
58 Country Valley-Hawthorn Square $44,483
59 Oldham Farms $44,023
60 Sterling Acres $43,846
61 South Hyde Park $43,810
62 Southmoreland $43,232
63 Fairwood And Robandee $43,074
64 Fairlane $42,603
65 River Market $42,500
66 Martin City $42,276
67 Linden Hills And Indian Heights $42,035
68 Old Westport $41,917
69 Kirkside $41,563
70 Foxtown East $41,354
71 Citadel $40,690
72 Santa Fe Hills $40,298
73 Robandee South $40,197
74 Hickman Mills South $39,960
75 Westside South $38,806
76 Willow Creek $37,708
77 East Meyer $36,815
78 Stanford Estates $36,178
79 West Blue Township $36,100
80 Cunningham Ridge $36,100
81 Squier Park $35,571
82 Valentine $35,069
83 South Town Fork Creek $33,888
84 Swope Parkway-Elmwood $32,631
85 Vineyard $32,543
86 Norble And Gregory Ridge $32,150
87 East Sqope Highlands $31,930
88 Vineyard Northwest $31,886
89 Westside North $31,720
90 Lewis Heights $31,655
91 Hickman Mills $31,645
92 Oak Park Southeast $31,586
93 Richards Gebaur $30,629
94 Eastwood Hill East $30,486
95 Swope Park Campus $30,261
96 Broadway Gillham $29,110
97 Ruskin Heights $28,780
98 Blue Hills $28,570
99 Palestine West And Oak Park Northeast $28,173
100 Bleheim Square-Research Hospital $28,160

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