The neighborhood of Western 49-63 is part of the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
The character of Western 49-63 is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. This part of Kansas City is quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, public green spaces, such as Volker Park, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, which makes them very easy to get to.
The homes in this part of the city are very old, because almost all of its dwellings were built prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed 1960. The large proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. Roughly three quarters of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and one quarter are rented. This part of the city also has quite a good variety of housing size options - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
The nearest grocery store in Western 49-63 is generally only a reasonably short walk away. Moreover, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner. With respect to education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to reach on foot from anywhere in this part of Kansas City.
It is convenient for pedestrians to move around in this area; many daily needs can be met by walking. Western 49-63 is very car friendly. Coming across a place to park is easy, and most homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway. On the other hand, Western 49-63 is not an especially convenient part of Kansas City for getting around by public transit. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop.