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Manhattan, KS is a small city located in the northeastern region of Kansas. According to the US Census Bureau, it has a population of 55,351 as of 2018. Despite its small size, Manhattan offers many attractions and amenities such as Kansas State University and the Flint Hills Discovery Center. According to Bestplaces rankings, Manhattan boasts an impressive quality of life score (7/10), crime rate (7/10), housing (8/10), employment (6/10) and education (8/10). The median household income in Manhattan is $38,050 which is significantly lower than the national average but still livable. Overall, Manhattan is considered a great place to settle down and raise a family with its low crime rate and abundance of educational opportunities.

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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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