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Riverside area is located close to downtown and along the Arkansas River where
some of the most charming neighborhoods contain mostly older homes. Further to
the north are located newer homes and combined with the older, smaller homes
along I-235 to the west, the median price is about $60,000. Both commercial and
residential growth around 21st. Street N. and Maize Road has been
Northeast Wichita stretches from along I-135 to some of the most prestigious
residential developments in the far northeast pushing the median price of homes
well above $100,000. Wichita State University lies in this area effecting the
housing market significantly. Some of the grandest old homes are located in the
College Hill area. Some of the city's most accelerated commerical and
residential growth is occurring in the far northeast area.
Wichita stretches from the Downtown area to the Sedgwick/Butler County line.
Older, blue-collar neighborhoods are located near to the Downtown area and the
areas toward Boeing and McConnell Air Force Base. Newer, suburban homes are
located further east. The median price of homes in the east area is about
Wichita is undergoing rapid growth with most of the homes west of I-235 being
some of the newest in Wichita with the median price just over $100,000. Young
families are everywhere in West Wichita with half the households supporting
young children. There is also growth in commercial development with several new
shopping centers. The zoo and the airport are located in the west area of
Located in Southeast Wichita are several of Wichita's aircraft plants
including: Boeing, Cessna's east plant and Raytheon as well as McConnell Air
Force Base. Median prices for homes in the Southeast area is approximately
of the homes in this area are older, built in the 1950s and 60s. Even older are
the homes in the picturesque blocks closer to the downtown area and around
Friends University, just south of Douglas and west of Seneca. Further to the
southwest there are newer neighborhoods. Median prices for homes in this area
are about $50,000.
time, the finest homes in the city clustered around the downtown area. Some of
the old residences are being restored, most of them i the ornate Victorian
style of the original construction. Homes listed on the National Register of
Historic Places are scattered throughout the neighborhood.