Cost of Living

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Total Grocery Housing Utilities Trans'n  Health  MIsc.
Manhattan 92.4 95.5 84.3 91.0 94.4 95.7 97.0
Dodge City 95.3 95.6 93.7 98.0 94.8 95.8 95.7
Hutchinson 89.4 91.4 72.8 96.4 92.6 101.9 97.4
Kansas City 91.4 100.7 81.9 69.2 95.3 99.0 99.8
Pittsburg 84.8 93.8 68.2 102.7 86.8 89.4 88.1
Salina 84.4 84.8 70.7 101.5 88.9 94.2 87.8
Topeka 96.0 101.7 82.4 101.0 99.4 97.1 102.0
Wichita  92.4 92.5 71.7 110.1 96.8 96.7 101.9
Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Index 3rd quarter 2017 (published Oct. 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.