Wichita Neighborhoods

Wichita, Kansas boasts several different neighborhoods, each containing a distinct flavor. Here is a guide to help you understand the different neighborhoods of Wichita to help you choose which part is right for you to settle down in.

Along the Arkansas River, there are some charming neighborhoods that contain mature trees and several city parks. There are a range of types of homes in this area, and most of them are quite nice.

Western Wichita
If you are looking for a more suburban feel within the city, the western section of the town many be a good fit for you. There are several well-established neighborhoods, developed trees, and pleasant ponds, many shopping areas, the zoo, as well as the airport. The area is home to many young couples with children.

College Hill
In the Northeast part of Wichita, Wichita State University resides and in addition there are some very nice older homes. These houses have an Old World classic style and are very beautiful and desirable.

Waterfront and Bradley Fair
In Eastern Wichita there are many homes of newer construction as well as updated older houses. Here you can live among the major shopping and business districts of Wichita.

Southern Wichita
Here you can find many affordable homes in the city, among the many shops and business of the area. In the Southeast portion there are many aircraft plants as well as the McConnell Air Force Base. The Southwest area has some older homes in the blocks located near Friends University next to the downtown. Further west the homes tend to be newer.

Northeast Wichita
In this area of Wichita the homes are primarily of new construction and under development. If you are a golfer, you can choose a home located on one of the renowned golf courses in the area.

In the downtown of Wichita there are many of the traditionally finer homes, which boast an ornate Victorian style, some of which are actually considered to be historical according to the National Register of Historic Places. There are now many warehouses that have been converted to contemporary lofts. Old Town is located directly next to the downtown and also consists of renovated apartments.

There are many large homes in the Eastborough area of Wichita that were established in the mid-1900’s. It is a charming area that is elegant and peaceful.

As you can see, there are many great neighborhoods in Wichita. The question is, which one is right for you?