Cost of Living

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Composite 
Grocery
Housing
Utilities
Transportation
Manhattan 91.7
92.4
89.1
89.1
90.9
Dodge City 94.3 89.6
87.2
102.2 92.2
Kansas City,
MO
94.1 91.1 91.3 90.4
93.6
Topeka 90.5
97.4
77.7
88.0
90.9
Hutchinson 89.9
89.7
78.0
92.1
93.7
Salina 85.9
91.8
73.4
100.7
96.0
Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Index Annual Average 2015 (published Jan. 2016)

To use the index, compare one City's index figure as a percentage of another's.
Example: US Average = 100; Manhattan, KS = 94.1; difference = 5.9;
So, Manhattan's Cost of Living is 5.9% below the national average.

The index is derived from more than 60 items that are grouped into six categories, grocery, housing, utilities, transportation, health care, and miscellaneous goods and services. For comparison purposes the national average is equal to 100.