Manhattan, KS: What you need to know

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.

 

Manhattan, KS City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 55,769
Median Age 24
Median Household Income $43,104
Median Home Price $187,200
Walkscore 39

Manhattan, KS Rankings

Manhattan , KS Real Estate

Manhattan surprises with college-town diversity and prairie sensibility

Education, civic pride, health and housing give 'The Little Apple' bite

Manhattan , KS Health and Health Care

Manhattan, KS Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 51.7%
  Female 48.3%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 1,884
In Manhattan , KS

 
7.5% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Manhattan , KS

Median Population

Median Age 24.4%
Age 18 Over 85.5%
Age 21 Over 67.9%
Age 62 Over 9.1%
Age 65 Over 7.5%

Race

  Ethnicity White 83%
  Ethnicity Black 5.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 5.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Other 1.3%

Economics

  Median Household Income $43,104
  Median Home Price $187,200
  Homes Owned 61.5%
  Homes Rent 38.5%
  Median Property Rent $859

Language

  English Only 89.5%
  English Other 10.5%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 15.3 MINUTES
in Manhattan , KS

Commute Types

  Walked 10.4%
  Worked at Home 4.6%
  Public Transportation 0.5%
  Other Means 2.8%
  Drove Alone 73.9%
  Carpooled 7.8%

39/100
WALK SCORE
for Manhattan , KS