The neighborhood of Fairmount is located in the city of Wichita, Kansas.
Most areas in Fairmount are reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case closer to the railway line.
Most of the houses available in the housing market in Fairmount were constructed prior to the 1960s, when most of the housing growth took place. In this area, roughly two thirds of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. Around two thirds of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while the rest are occupied by owners. This neighborhood also has a good choice of housing size options - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Home buyers in this part of the city often have to turn to a car to do groceries. There are a limited number of choices for those who value close by restaurants. Regarding education, it is a rather short walk to get to secondary schools from anywhere in this part of Wichita. In contrast, there are no primary schools in Fairmount.
The car is very often the preferred transportation option in Fairmount. Coming across a parking spot is quite easy, and most properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway. On the other hand, the public transit service in this part of Wichita is not very frequent. Thankfully, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically very close. Traveling by foot is not very popular in Fairmount, even though carrying out daily needs is convenient by walking.