Manhattan, Kansas 

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Economy in Manhattan, Kansas

Manhattan has an unemployment rate of 3.8%. The US average is 5.2%.

Manhattan has seen the job market increase by 3.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 42.9%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Manhattan
- The Sales Tax Rate for Manhattan is 8.8%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Manhattan is 4.6%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Manhattan
- The average income of a Manhattan resident is $24,323 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Manhattan resident is $43,275 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYManhattan, KansasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.8%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth3.3%1.6%
  Future Job Growth42.9%38.0%
  Sales Taxes8.8%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.0460.046
  Income per Cap.$24,323$28,555
  Household Income$43,275$53,482
  Family Median Income$69,683$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1.2%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.1%0.6%
  Construction5.6%6.2%
  Manufacturing5.3%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.3%2.7%
  Retail trade13.3%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing1.2%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.7%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.1%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.6%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services4.2%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs2.6%4.3%
  Educational services26.2%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance10.0%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.1%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services11.0%7.4%
  Other services4.7%4.9%
  Public administration4.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Manhattan    33 Reviews
    Good memories - 1/12/2016
    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... Read More

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    Great City - 10/29/2014
    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... Read More

    Really depend on who you are and what you're looki - 7/26/2012
    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... Read More


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