Manhattan, KS Cost of Living

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Manhattan cost of living score
Less expensive
16.6% lower
than the US average
0.4% higher
than the Kansas average
Manhattan, Kansas gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 83.4, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 16.6% lower than the U.S. average and 0.4% lower than the average for Kansas.

Manhattan, KS

Housing costs in Manhattan?
A typical home costs $234,900, which is 30.5% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 21.0% more expensive than the average Kansas home, at $194,100. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Manhattan costs $1,010 per month, which is 29.4% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 4.0% more than the state average of $970.

Can I afford Manhattan?
To live comfortably in Manhattan, Kansas, a minimum annual income of $45,000 for a family, and $32,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Manhattan?
Manhattan, KS has an overall low cost of living that remains below the U.S national level in terms of taxes and utilities amongst other things making it a great place for those who have a budget but don’t want to sacrifice quality of life features like access parks or amenities like retail establishments nearby.
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Over 8 years ago

I lived in your city briefly this past year of 2015. Liked it. The cost was a bit too high, but generally you have a decent town compared to some places I've visited. I  More

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Over 10 years ago

Manhattan is one of the best educational environments I have ever seen. The local school district is filled with passionate employees and the facilities are modern and  More

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Manhattan is a wonderful place to live if you are thinking about retiring here, want a family away from the big city, or if you are a college student. Because it is a  More

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