What are the best places to live in Wichita?

I’m super excited that my work is relocating me to Kansas for a year and subsidizing part of my rent! I’m thinking of moving to the Wichita area since the office is close by. Which neighborhood is the best in Wichita, KS?

Tiffany Leung · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
What an exciting opportunity!
The best places to live in
are College Hill, Courtland, or Crown Heights. These are some of the most popular neighborhoods in Wichita.
However, before you sign a lease, you’ll also want to research the area to see if it suits your needs. Here are some things to consider:
  • Commute time: Depending on how long you want to spend commuting, you may want to pick somewhere that has the least congestion.
  • Transportation: If you plan to take public transit to work, find neighborhoods that have routes to your workplace.
  • Cost of housing: The rent differs in each neighborhood, so you may want to check the average price if your company is only partially subsidizing your rent.
  • Lifestyle: If you love going out at night, you’ll want to choose a neighborhood that’s close to the city’s nightlife.
  • Crime rates: If the neighborhood has relatively higher crime rates, this could impact your insurance cost. You may also want to consider additional coverage to ensure that you and your property are protected.
Before you move, you will also need to check if your car insurance meets the minimum liability coverage requirements in
. You can also take this time to shop for better rates on the
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