Royal Oaks is a neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri.
There is a fairly good selection of green spaces in Royal Oaks. Although this part of the city is not home to any green spaces, parks are especially well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, which results in them being easy to access from the majority of locations in this area. This area remains relatively calm, due to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets.
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Royal Oaks is an important part of its character. This area offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 85% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 15% are renters. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened between 1960 and 1980.
Property owners in this area typically have to use a vehicle to travel to the nearest grocery store. As far as education is concerned, it is a reasonably short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in this neighborhood.
Royal Oaks is an extremely good part of Kansas City for driving. It is especially convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Interstate 470, are very easy to access from anywhere in Royal Oaks. On the other hand, public transit users may have very few options in this part of Kansas City as a result of the service's low frequency. Walking is not very feasible for house buyers in Royal Oaks as running daily errands is challenging on foot.