Located within Missouri, United States, the city of Parkville is located in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Parkville is quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder areas, especially near Interstate 435 or the railway line. It is rather difficult to get to parks in the city since they are distributed sparsely. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to relax in.
In Parkville, many of the dwellings are single detached homes, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of the Kansas City metropolitan area also has a choice of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this city own their home while renters make up the remainder. About one third of properties in this city were built between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s.
There are only a few primary schools in Parkville and accordingly they can be a long walk away. Likewise, this part of the Kansas City metropolitan area does not have any high schools. Concerning food, in all but a very small number of cases, a vehicle is required in Parkville to access the nearest supermarket. There are also a few choices for those who care about close by restaurants.
The preferred method to navigate Parkville is very often a car. Accessing a parking spot is generally easy. In contrast, the public transit system in Parkville is not very convenient. Most homes for sale in this city are located in areas that are not very suitable for traveling on foot since very few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.