Cost of Living

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Total Grocery Housing Utilities Trans'n  Health  MIsc.
Manhattan 91.0 95.3 83.9 105.2 94.4 94.4 89.7
Dodge City 92.9 96.0 84.2 98.7 99.9 100.6 94.3
Hutchinson 90.9 93.0 70.8 102.6 93.7 102.3 100.7
Kansas City 94.3 100.4 83.6 99.1 96.1 99.0 98.0
Pittsburg 85.9 83.5 68.6 102.0 93.1 97.9 92.8
Salina 83.7 85.6 68.9 104.9 92.2 91.9 85.7
Topeka 94.2 103.8 81.5 100.4 98.0 96.3 97.6
Wichita  90.4 93.4 67.7 101.9 99.1 97.0 101.3
Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Index 2018 Third Quarter figures (published Oct. 2018)
To equate the index, compare one city's index as a percentage of another's. Example: US Average = 100; Manhattan KS = 91.0; difference = 9.0; Manhattan's Cost of Living is 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.