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-Diverse economy
-Attractive downtown


-Growth & sprawl
-Uninteresting physical setting
-Crime rates

What Bert Has To Say About Kansas City Metro Area

Kansas City is a large, prosperous, self-sufficient and culturally rich city located astride the Missouri River. The downtown area and most of the population are on the older Missouri side, filled with shaded neighborhoods and mixed development. For the past 20 years the big growth has been on the Kansas side to the southwest in suburbs like Overland Park, Lenexa, and Shawnee.


Quick Facts About Shawnee

    The unemployment rate in Shawnee is 4.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Shawnee jobs have Increased by 0.73 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Shawnee's cost of living is 12.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Shawnee's population is 62,106 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 29.83 percent.
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Shawnee is $235,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 5.70 percent.
    Shawnee public schools spend $10,905 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in Shawnee.

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A great place to raise a family
Shawnee, KS is a great place to raise a family -- great schools, lots of ball parks and gyms,lots of great families. Great accessibility to highways, can get to... (read more)
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Good schools, lots of ammenities, shopping, but a bit expensive on the area... (read more)
Almost Overland Park
Don't overlook Shawnee. Homes are a relative bargain compared to Leawood and Overland Park. Really nice homes for a fraction of the East Coast or West Coast prices.... (read more)
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