The neighborhood of Kirkside is part of the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
The character of Kirkside is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. Most areas in this neighborhood are very quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to relax in, such as Little Blue Trace Park and Longview Lake Park, resulting in them being easy to reach from a large number of locations within this part of the city.
The split between renters and home owners is about even. The housing stock of this neighborhood is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. The average year of construction for properties in this part of Kansas City is 1963. This area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
It is a rather short walk to get to primary schools from anywhere in Kirkside. On the other hand, high schools are not especially plentiful and for this reason not always within walking distance. When it comes to food, home buyers in Kirkside generally have to rely on a vehicle to reach the closest supermarket.
This area is very car friendly. It is especially convenient to find a place to park, and it is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway from any home in Kirkside. However, the public transit service in Kirkside is not very frequent. This neighborhood is not very conducive to traveling on foot as very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a car.