Leawood Named #1 City to Live in Kansas

Kevin Jeffries News Headlines

From weather and amenities to crime and education, Home Snacks has released the 2020 top ten list of best places to live in Kansas, and Leawood tops the list for the third year running.  

Using recently released Census (Dec 2019) and FBI crime data (Oct 2019), the study compared 54 cities in Kansas with populations over 5,000.  Each city was ranked across a number of criteria from one to 54 (the number of cities), with one being the best.

The criteria looked at were:Median Home ValuesMedian IncomePopulation Density (Higher better)Unemployment RateCommute TimeCrimeEducation LevelsPoverty 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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HomeSnacks combines recent data from the Census, FBI, OpenStreetMaps, and dozens of other sources into bite-sized studies to help you understand what it’s like to live in different communities across the country. For more information, visit www.homesnacks.net