Leawood Listed #1 Best Place to Live in Kansas
01/09/2019 10:16 AM

From weather and amenities to crime and education, Home Snacks has released the 2019 top ten list of best places to live in Kansas, and Leawood tops the list for the second year running.

The study compared 53 cities in Kansas with populations over 5,000.  Each city was ranked across a number of criteria from one to 53 (the number of cities), with one being the best.

The criteria looked at were:

  • Median Home Values
  • Median Income
  • Population Density (Higher better)
  • Unemployment Rate
  • Commute Time
  • Crime
  • Education Levels
  • Poverty rates
  • The city with the lowest overall score (lowest average ranking) was crowned the winner of the title “Best Place To Live In Kansas”.  See the full list HERE.

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