Best Places to Live

Manhattan, KS

Population: 55,911
Kevin Young

An annual Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge occurs each year in Manhattan on the campus of Kansas State University, while other avenues for local innovators to explore include Growing Kansas Entrepreneurs (offered by the chamber), Kansas Entrepreneurial Center, and the Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship.

Business Growth (2011-2015): 10%

Employment Growth (2011-2015): 47%