Topeka Real Estate Market Overview

Could Topeka, KS be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Topeka. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Topeka such as Tecumseh an...d Lawrence. When you’re ready, Trulia has 508 resale and new homes in Topeka lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$137,748

Average Listing Price

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508

Homes For Sale

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$800

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Topeka show a 3% week-over-week rise in average listing price and a 1% rise in median rent per month.


Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Topeka can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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11

Counts of Shooting

7

Counts of Assault

2

Counts of Theft


Best Schools in Topeka

There are 70 schools in Topeka.

Elementary Schools
10

Jay Shideler Elementary School

Public, K-6

9

Indian Hills Elementary School

Public, K-6

8

Wanamaker Elementary School

Public, PK-6

Middle Schools
8

Washburn Rural Middle School

Public, 7-8 & ungraded

7

Seaman Middle School

Public, 7-8

5

Landon Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
7

Seaman High School

Public, 9-12 & ungraded

7

Washburn Rural High School

Public, 9-12 & ungraded

5

Shawnee Heights High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Topeka by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
39%
Single residents
Home owners
68%
Home owners
Median age
38
Median age
Household income
$44,879
Median household income
College educated
31%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Topeka commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
98% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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