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Manhattan, KS is a vibrant city with an estimated population of 54,794 and a population density of 2,770 people per square mile. The city offers many year-round outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, canoeing, and camping in its many parks including Manhattan City Park and Tuttle Creek State Park. The area is also home to several businesses such as J.H. Realty Co., Brooks Technology Solutions, and Manhattan Dental Care. There are also plenty of organizations to get involved in such as the Flint Hills Discovery Center or the Riley County Historical Museum for those looking to dive deeper into the region’s culture and history. For sports fans there’s always Kansas State University who host various sporting events throughout the year including basketball, football, soccer, baseball, and softball games.

The population in Manhattan is 54,794. There are 2,763 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Manhattan is 25, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Manhattan is 2.4, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Manhattan
- 33.3% are married
- 6.8% are divorced
- 34.3% are married with children
- 15.7% have children, but are single
Race in Manhattan

- 78.0% are White
- 5.3% are Black
- 6.2% are Asian
- 0.4% are Native American
- 0.1% claim Other
- 6.8% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 3.1% Two or more races
- 0.2% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

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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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