Macdonald is a neighborhood in Wichita, Kansas.
Macdonald is quiet, as the streets are reasonably calm - although that is not the case close to the railway line.
In Macdonald, roughly three quarters of buildings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Wichita occurred prior to the 1960s. This neighborhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of home owners and renters are about even.
It is a rather short walk to access primary schools from any location in Macdonald. In contrast, there are no high schools in Macdonald. As far as food is concerned, a grocery store is typically reachable within a rather short walk from any location in this neighborhood. A small number of restaurants are available in Macdonald as well.
Walking is feasible for property owners in Macdonald; many common errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. Macdonald is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. On the other hand, the preferred way to move around in Macdonald is usually driving. The majority of real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, and it is very easy to come across a parking spot.