Cost of Living

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Total Grocery Housing Utilities Trans'n  Health  MIsc.
Manhattan 91.2 94.5 84.8 89.7 91.7 94.8 95.0
Dodge City 94.1 96.0 93.1 87.6 94.5 98.5 95.3
Hutchinson 88.9 89.6 72.0 95.7 93.3 102.8 97.4
Kansas City 91.5 101.3 81.9 77.0 95.0 99.2 97.7
Pittsburg 84.4 99.2 65.6 102.6 88.2 88.8 87.2
Salina 85.0 86.1 71.1 100.3 91.8 93.0 88.7
Topeka 95.7 102.7 82.6 100.9 93.8 96.3 102.5
Wichita  92.2 93.5 71.1 110.4 98.4 96.0 101.1
Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Index 2017 End of Year figures (published Jan. 2018)
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.