The neighborhood of North Central is located within the city of Wichita, Kansas.
North Central is quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder areas, especially close to Interstate 135.
In North Central, many of the dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of Wichita has quite a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while the remainder are occupied by owners. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city took place pre-1960.
It is a rather short walk to reach primary schools from most homes for sale in this neighborhood. However, North Central does not contain any high schools. With regards to food, a grocery store is generally accessible within a reasonably short walk from most homes for sale in North Central. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who care about restaurants in close proximity.
The favored approach to move around in this area is very often driving. Accessing a parking spot is easy, and it is a very short car ride to the closest highway, such as Interstate 135, from any location in North Central. In contrast, this part of the city is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Walking is not very popular in North Central, despite the fact that many common errands can be run on foot.