The neighborhood of Volker is part of the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
Volker is a good neighborhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm ambience. Public green spaces, such as Roanoke Park, are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to visit, making it easy to access them from the majority of locations in this area. This neighborhood is also fairly good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor.
In Volker, about 45% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of Kansas City experienced its latest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period. This neighborhood has a selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around three quarters of the properties in Volker and one quarter are occupied by owners.
Residents will appreciate that no matter where their home is located in Volker, primary as well as high schools are close by. Property owners benefit from public and private elementary schools. As far as food is concerned, a supermarket is usually accessible within a short walk from any location in Volker. Furthermore, there are a good number of options in close proximity for those who care about restaurants and cafes. A decent selection of clothing stores is also situated within a rather short walking distance.
This area is a fairly pleasant part of Kansas City for pedestrians; carrying out daily needs is easy on foot. Traveling by transit can be difficult in Volker by reason of the service's low frequency. Thankfully, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. However, driving is usually the best method to move around in Volker. It is convenient to park, and it is a reasonably short car ride to the closest highway from anywhere in this part of Kansas City.