Topeka, KS Homes for Sale 8 real estate listings

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What is it like to live in Topeka, Kansas?

Topeka is located in Shawnee County, Kansas. There are roughly 121,727 residents, living in 51,442 households. The average temperature for Topeka this time of the year is low of 22F and high of 42F. On average, Topeka gets about 1.43 inches of precipitation in December. Most residents are home owners (57%), have a post secondary degree (51%) and are single, no kids (48%).

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What type of housing is available in Topeka, Kansas?

In Topeka, around two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings. This part of Shawnee county has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the population of this city own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. The buildings in this city are quite old, since about 40% of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.

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What are the advantages of living in Topeka, Kansas?

Topeka is quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case closer to one of the railway lines, one of the 2 airports (Philip Billard Municipal Airport, Topeka Regional Airport), Kansas Turnpike or US Highway 40.

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Are things conveniently located in Topeka, Kansas?

Home owners will find that no matter where their house is located in Topeka, primary schools are nearby. In contrast, high schools are not especially plentiful and thus may require an extended walk to get to. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. As far as eating is concerned, accessing one of over 100 grocery stores by walking is an option for some, but not all, home buyers in Topeka. A limited selection of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.

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What does the transportation in Topeka, Kansas look like?

This city is an extremely good part of the Topeka metropolitan area for driving. It is very convenient to park, and it is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Kansas Turnpike, from any home in Topeka. Most houses for sale in this city are located in places that are not very suitable for walking as few daily errands can be run on foot.

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Schools Near Topeka, KS

Elementary Schools

  • Quincy Elementary School

    1500 NE Quincy St

    Public District PK-5

  • Logan Elementary School

    1124 NW Lyman Rd

    Public District PK-6

  • Ross Elementary School

    1400 SE 34th St

    Public District PK-5

Middle Schools

  • Pauline South Intermediate School

    7035 SW Morrill Rd

    Public District 4-6

  • Landon Middle School

    731 SW Fairlawn Rd

    Public District 6-8

  • Robinson Middle School

    1125 SW 14th St

    Public District 6-8

High Schools

  • Highland Park High School

    2424 SE California Ave

    Public District 9-12

  • Hope Street Charter Academy

    1900 SW Hope St

    Public Charter 9-12

  • Washburn Rural High School

    5900 SW 61st St

    Public District 9-12

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