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Suburban Living

With quality neighborhoods, strong schools and access to urban center activity, discover thriving suburbs that are great places to live, work and raise a family.

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Schools

Great schools make for great places to raise a family, and Kansas suburban living is centered around high quality public and private education. Kansas K-12 schools consistently rank in the top half of the nation with suburban school districts in the Kansas City metro rated among the best. Blue Ribbon honors and a high percentage of students attending college are just a few of the signs that schools here work.

#1

BEST SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THE KANSAS CITY AREA

OVERLAND PARK, NICHE.COM

#1

MOST EDUCATED CITIES AWARD

OLATHE, INSURIFY

#6

STATES WITH THE MOST COLLEGE STUDENTS PER POPULATION

AMERICAN SCHOOLS & UNIVERSITY

Quality of Life

Quality of Life

Many things go into measuring quality of life. Affordability, access to services, neighborhoods, schools, recreation, and work-life balance to name a few. Kansas suburbs are recognized as great places to live, work and raise a family for all of these reasons and more. With top rankings for livability, happiness, and housing, you’ll find great places to call home in thriving suburban communities.

#2

SAFEST CITIES IN KANSAS

LEAWOOD, ALARMS.COM

#12

BEST WORK FROM HOME CITIES

LENEXA, PC MAG

#1

LOWEST PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION IN POVERTY

LEAWOOD, WALLETHUB

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Homes

You’ll find a range of high-quality housing options in our Kansas suburbs. From neighborhoods that are perfect for first time home buyers and larger homes for growing families, to estate living and places to spend your retirement years. If owning doesn’t make sense, there are great options to rent too. No matter what you choose, finding suburban housing is a great value compared to most parts of the country.

#4

IN HOUSING COSTS

LEAWOOD, WALLETHUB

#2

BEST PLACES TO RENT IN AMERICA

OVERLAND PARK, WALLETHUB

#4

STATES WITH THE MOST AFFORDABLE HOUSING

REALTOR.COM

Parks

Places

Places to exercise, watch your children play sports, or just take time to connect with nature. You’ll find all of these things, and more, in the suburbs of Kansas. Parks and recreation facilities are integrated into everyday life here, so a getaway is never too far away. From fishing, hiking and biking to swimming or playing a round of golf. Plus, state-of-the-art youth sports facilities that attract visitors from all parts of the country.

#28

HAPPIEST CITY IN AMERICA

OVERLAND PARK, WALLETHUB

#1

TOP LIVABLE MID-SIZED CITIES

OLATHE, SMARTASSET

#2

BEST SOCCER COMPLEXES

OVERLAND PARK, CONNECT SPORTS

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