Volker is a bustling neighborhood of Kansas City and home to about 3,800 people who mostly work in retail, services and food service professions. Apartments for rent in Volker are bordered by West Plaza and Plaza Westport.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
The cost of living in Volker is similar to other metropolitan areas in Kansas City, such as West Plaza. On average a household in Volker spends $49.6K/year in total expenditures, compared to West Plaza's $47.8K/year.
Volker is similar to West Plaza in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 21, compared to a median age of 23 in West Plaza. They also are comparable by average household size -- 1.66 inhabitants per household in Volker and 1.57 in West Plaza. By the percentage of households with children in Volker and West Plaza, 12% and 7% have children, respectively.
In terms of income and education, the average income in Volker is $60.1K, and that's comparable to West Plaza's. However, more residents of Volker have earned a master's degree than those in West Plaza.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, a couple important streets to know in Volker are W 39th St. and Westport Rd. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Volker.
Volker has restaurants and bars, including Sahara Sheesha Lounge, an opportune spot for drinks after work. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. Drink up at Record Bar or Gilhouly's, a couple of close-by neighborhood options, and spend the night sipping on delicious cocktails. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Chipotle Mexican Grill and Jimmy John's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Volker spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Mr Z's and Yummy's Choice Kitchen Outlet are just some of the grocery stores in Volker. The stores are both conveniently located near each other on W 39th St. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. J H Baker Personal Svc is in the area on W 41st St. and Jerusalem Bakery is located on Westport Rd.
Neighborhood School Stats
Schools near the apartments in Volker are Cristo Rey Kansas City, Rosedale Middle School and Gordon Parks Elementary School. Remember, school district boundaries are subject to redrawing. Consult with your local schools and school districts near the apartments for rent to confirm the schools your children can attend.
By the number of schools in a district serving the area, one elementary school and one middle school are located within the Allen Village. The number of students per instructor, along with the overall student-body size, is less than that of Gordon Parks Elementary. Allen Village district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Gordon Parks Elementary district.