The neighborhood of Oakwood is part of the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
Oakwood offers a wide selection of green spaces to enjoy. Accessing parks, such as Blue River Parkway, is easy from a lot of locations in the neighborhood and there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. Finally, since there are very few pedestrians, this part of the city is relatively quiet.
In Oakwood, about 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. The average year of construction for houses in this neighborhood is 1970. This part of the city offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder.
There are only a limited number of primary schools in Oakwood and accordingly they can be a rather long walk away. Additionally, this part of Kansas City does not have any high schools. With respect to food, a vehicle is almost always needed in Oakwood to access the closest supermarket.
Driving is very often the favored method to get around in this part of Kansas City. The majority of houses for sale are a very short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 470, and coming across a place to park is easy. On the other hand, the public transit network in Oakwood is not very convenient. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and most houses are close to a bus stop. This neighborhood is not very convenient for walking since very few common errands can be run on foot.