Best Places to Live in Shawnee, Kansas

Large-city complex - Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Growth & sprawl
-Uninteresting physical setting
-Crime rates

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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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Kansas
County: Johnson County
Metro Area: Kansas City Metro Area
City: Shawnee
Zip Codes: 66216 66203 66226 66218 66217
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1014 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Shawnee is 3.60% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Shawnee jobs have increased by 1.57%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Shawnee's cost of living is 6.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Shawnee's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Shawnee's population is 65,046 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 71.21%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Shawnee is $216,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.54%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Shawnee public schools spend $11,102 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Shawnee. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Shawnee

It's a good time to buy in Shawnee. Home Appreciation is up 4.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Shawnee Real Estate.

The median home price in Shawnee is $216,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Shawnee    3 Reviews
A great place to raise a family - 10/28/2014
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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Great place - 10/3/2006
Good schools, lots of ammenities, shopping, but a bit expensive on the area... (Read More)

Almost Overland Park - 4/13/2006
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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ZIP CODES IN SHAWNEE, KANSAS
66216 66203 66226 66218 66217