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:
- Sunset Hill West
- Stanford Gardens
- Greenway Fields
- Arnour Fields
- Unity Ridge
- Romanelli West
- Wornall Homestead
- Oak Meyer Gardens
- Timber Valley
- 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.
Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Kansas City
|Rank||Neighborhood||Median Household Income|
|1||Sunset Hill West||$199,808|
|8||Oak Meyer Gardens||$94,702|
|17||Red Bridge North||$74,254|
|18||Foxcroft And Glen Arbor||$73,750|
|19||Little Blue Valley||$72,154|
|24||Blue Hills Estates||$65,909|
|25||Saint Catherine’S Gardens||$65,034|
|26||Central Hyde Park||$64,527|
|30||Blue Vue Hills||$62,625|
|31||Ward Parkway Plaza||$61,667|
|46||West Blue Township||$50,139|
|48||Red Ridge South||$48,930|
|49||Hickman Mills South||$48,151|
|59||Fairwood And Robandee||$44,813|
|60||South Hyde Park||$44,564|
|62||Linden Hills And Indian Heights||$43,358|
|64||Country Lane Estates||$42,722|
|65||Central Business District-Downtown||$41,763|
|71||Country Club Plaza||$40,458|
|74||Santa Fe Hills||$39,916|
|76||South Town Fork Creek||$37,870|
|79||East Sqope Highlands||$37,370|
|80||Northest Industrial District||$36,563|
|81||Eastwood Hill East||$36,207|
|84||Country Valley-Hawthorn Square||$33,558|
|85||Blue Valley Industrial||$33,291|
|96||East Blue Valley||$29,900|
|98||Norble And Gregory Ridge||$29,584|
|99||Oak Park Southeast||$29,484|
|100||Swope Park Campus||$29,429|