Cost of Living

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Total Grocery Housing Utilities Trans'n  Health  MIsc.
Manhattan 91.2 94.4 84.5 90.5 92.6 95.2 94.7
Dodge City 92.6 94.1 93.8 82.7 94.9 99.0 92.6
Hutchinson 89.4 88.2 72.8 95.8 92.5 101.8 98.7
Kansas City 91.0 99.9 81.3 82.3 93.8 98.7 95.9
Pittsburg 84.1 101.1 64.2 101.9 89.1 88.3 86.2
Salina 85.6 86.4 71.5 100.1 92.8 92.9 89.3
Topeka 95.2 100.0 82.2 100.3 90.0 95.3 103.4
Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Index second quarter 2017 (published Aug. 2017)
To equate the index, compare one city's index as a percentage of another's. Example: US Average = 100; Manhattan KS = 91.2; difference = 8.8; Manhattan's Cost of Living is 8.8% below the national average.
 
Index derived from more than 60 items grouped into six categories, grocery, housing, utilities, transportation, health care, miscellaneous goods and services. Comparatively, national average equal to 100.