Cost of Living

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Total Grocery Housing Utilities Trans'n  Health  MIsc.
Manhattan 91.3 92.4 83.5 105.2 92.0 95.6 92.6
Dodge City 94.4 95.2 91.4 99.1 104.0 95.3 92.7
Hutchinson 89.2 89.4 74.4 102.7 91.8 102.8 94.9
Kansas City 96.3 101.3 84.9 98.7 94.7 99.6 100.1
Pittsburg 86.2 92.7 69.5 102.1 92.5 91.5 90.4
Salina 84.5 86.2 69.1 105.0 99.3 96.2 85.1
Topeka (end 2017) 95.7 102.7 82.6 100.9 93.8 96.3 102.5
Wichita  91.1 93.8 69.5 102.4 100.8 96.7 101.0
Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Index 2018 First Quarter figures (published May 2018)
To equate the index, compare one city's index as a percentage of another's. Example: US Average = 100; Manhattan KS = 91.3; difference = 8.7; Manhattan's Cost of Living is 8.7% 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.