Cost of Living

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Total Grocery Housing Utilities Trans'n  Health  MIsc.
Manhattan 92.1 95.8 82.9 105.1 93.2 94.7 93.7
Dodge City 94.9 97.2 89.7 98.6 100.9 96.6 95.3
Hutchinson 90.0 100.4 70.2 102.5 93.9 103.2 95.8
Kansas City 96.0 105.7 85.5 99.0 91.1 99.8 100.5
Pittsburg 85.3 92.4 69.6 101.9 91.4 91.6 88.2
Salina 84.0 88.1 67.8 104.8 94.6 93.7 85.7
Topeka ('17 data, n/a 2018) 95.7 102.7 82.6 100.9 93.8 96.3 102.5
Wichita  89.0 93.5 76.9 100.3 93.6 91.0 92.4
Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Index 2018 Second Quarter figures (published August 2018)
To equate the index, compare one city's index as a percentage of another's. Example: US Average = 100; Manhattan KS = 92.1; difference = 7.9; Manhattan's Cost of Living is 7.9% below the national average.
 
Index derived from more than 60 items grouped into six categories, grocery, housing, utilities, transportation, healthcare, miscellaneous goods and services. Comparatively, national average equal to 100.