What you need to know about Manhattan, KS

Known as The Little Apple and recently named to the Top 10 Best College Towns, Manhattan is also one of the Best Places to Live in America. The leading employer is Kansas State University with 6,000 staffers, and KSU provides the community with multiple entertainment choices and overall civic pride. The city is situated in the scenic Flint Hills of Kansas, and the community’s popular Aggieville district features a big lineup of restaurants, shops and bars.


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Up by 6.92%
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Homes Owned 38.91%
38.91% Complete
Homes Rented 61.09%
61.09% Complete

Real Estate

In Manhattan, Kansas

Ready to move to Manhattan? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Manhattan.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average


In Manhattan, Kansas

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Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Manhattan, Kansas

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Most residents are
10-24 Years old


In Manhattan, Kansas

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Bachelor’s Degree 52%
52% Complete
Graduated High School 96%
96% Complete

Manhattan, KS's Livability Rankings

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