Manhattan, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 54,832 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.3%
 
Males: 27,678  (50.5%)
Females: 27,154  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

24.5 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66502, 66503, 66506.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,600 (it was $30,463 in 2000)
Manhattan:

$47,600
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,974 (it was $16,566 in 2000)

Manhattan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $211,272 (it was $93,700 in 2000)
Manhattan:

$211,272
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $201,783; detached houses: $219,723; townhouses or other attached units: $150,288; in 2-unit structures: $36,539; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $39,182; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,872; mobile homes: $46,039

Median gross rent in 2017: $890.

March 2019 cost of living index in Manhattan: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.9%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.0% for Black residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.4% for American Indian residents, 68.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 47.9% for other race residents, 23.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Manhattan, KS (2017)
    • 43,65677.7%White alone
    • 3,9067.0%Hispanic
    • 3,5906.4%Asian alone
    • 2,9235.2%Black alone
    • 1,8453.3%Two or more races
    • 1430.3%American Indian alone
    • 1610.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1170.2%Other race alone

Races in Manhattan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 68 registered sex offenders living in Manhattan, Kansas as of June 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Manhattan is 825 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (26.5%), English (7.5%), American (6.7%), Irish (6.2%), European (1.9%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 15.0 square miles.

Population density: 3,650 people per square mile   (average).

Manhattan, Kansas map

5,739 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia, 2.2% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

10.4%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,189 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,798 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (49.3 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (109.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (442.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Ogden, KS (2.9 miles ),
St. George, KS (3.0 miles ),
Fort Riley-Camp Whiteside, KS (3.5 miles),
Fort Riley, KS (3.6 miles ),
Fort Riley North, KS (3.8 miles ),
Riley, KS (3.9 miles ),
Wamego, KS (3.9 miles ),
Louisville, KS (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.19 N, Longitude: 96.59 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Little Apple

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,202 (+5.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 24,564 (76.3%)

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Manhattan, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Manhattan, KS in 2017
Manhattan satellite photo by USGS

Manhattan tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 1999: 92 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2003: 168 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2004: 165 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2005: 231 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2006: 381 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2007: 160 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2008: 193 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2009: 179 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2010: 220 buildings, average cost: $195,600
  • 2011: 197 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2012: 186 buildings, average cost: $208,200
  • 2013: 173 buildings, average cost: $229,800
  • 2014: 193 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2015: 151 buildings, average cost: $252,800
  • 2016: 120 buildings, average cost: $264,100
  • 2017: 103 buildings, average cost: $255,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Manhattan, KS residents
Average permit cost in Manhattan, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Kansas:

3.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Manhattan, KS
Historical housing units in Manhattan, KS

Population change in the 1990s: +1,692 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in Manhattan, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (27.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (24.1%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (30.3%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Manhattan, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (9.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)

Average climate in Manhattan, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Manhattan, Kansas average temperatures Manhattan, Kansas average precipitation Manhattan, Kansas humidity Manhattan, Kansas wind speed Manhattan, Kansas snowfall Manhattan, Kansas sunshine Manhattan, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Manhattan, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Manhattan-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Manhattan city center caused $66 million in damages.

On 5/19/1960, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Manhattan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 197.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 291.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 114.0 miles away from Manhattan center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 275.3 miles away from Manhattan center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 313.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Riley County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manhattan topographic map

Main business address for: LANDMARK BANCORP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Manhattan:

  • MANHATTAN SURGICAL HOSPITAL LLC (Physician, provides emergency services, 1829 COLLEGE AVENUE)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1105 SUNSET AVE)
  • MERCY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1823 COLLEGE AVE)
  • MEADOWLARK HILLS (2121 MEADOWLARK RD)
  • STONEYBROOK RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (2025 LITTLE KITTEN AVE)
  • VIA CHRISTI VILLAGE MANHATTAN INC (2800 WILLOW GROVE RD)
  • WHARTON MANOR (2101 CLAFLIN RD)
  • FLINT HILLS DIALYSIS LLC (1133 COLLEGE AVE.)
  • HOMECARE AND HOSPICE INC (3801 VANESTA DRIVE)
  • MEADOWLARK HOME HEALTH (2121 MEADOWLARK RD)

Airports and heliports located in Manhattan:

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Colleges/Universities in Manhattan:

  • Kansas State University (Full-time enrollment: 20,703; Location: Anderson Hall; Public; Website: www.k-state.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Manhattan Area Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 629; Location: 3136 Dickens Ave; Public; Website: www.manhattantech.edu)
  • Marinello Schools of Beauty-Manhattan (Full-time enrollment: 292; Location: 512 Poyntz Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.marinello.com)
  • Manhattan Christian College (Full-time enrollment: 279; Location: 1415 Anderson Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mccks.edu)
  • Bellus Academy (Full-time enrollment: 258; Location: 1130 Westloop Place; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bellusacademy.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Manhattan:

  • Washburn University (about 49 miles; Topeka, KS; Full-time enrollment: 5,092)
  • Emporia State University (about 59 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • University of Kansas (about 74 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Baker University (about 81 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Highland Community College (about 85 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Butler Community College (about 98 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 99 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

Public high school in Manhattan:

Private high school in Manhattan:

  • FLINT HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 138, Location: 3905 GREEN VALLEY RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Manhattan:

Private elementary/middle school in Manhattan:

  • MANHATTAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 242, Location: 306 S JULIETTE AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Manhattan

Library in Manhattan:

  • MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,480,172; Location: 629 POYNTZ AVENUE; 177,586 books; 330 e-books; 5,716 audio materials; 3,599 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 222 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Manhattan: Manhattan Country Club (A), Colbert Hills Golf Course (B), Kansas State University Manhattan Campus Visitor Center Garden (C), Kansas State University Manhattan Campus Conservatory Garden (D), Sunset Zoo (E), Larry Norvell Band Shell (F), City Splash Park (G), Rebekah IOOF Home (H), Stagg Hill Golf Course (I), Kansas State University Manhattan Campus Bramlage Coliseum (J), Kansas State University Manhattan Campus Bill Snyder Family Stadium (K), Kansas State University Manhattan Campus President's Residence (L), Kansas State University Manhattan Campus Power Plant (M), Kansas State University Triga Mark II Reactor Facility (N), Riley County Fairgrounds (O), Village Plaza (P), First United Methodist Church - Harris Activity Center (Q), First United Methodist Church - Alan Lee Center (R), Kansas State University Manhattan Campus Beach Art Museum (S), Kansas State University Manhattan Campus Hale Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Manhattan Town Center Shopping Center (1), West Loop Shopping Center (2), Boulevard Bend Shopping Center (3), Aggieville Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Manhattan: LANDMARK BANCORP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Manhattan include: Kansas State University Manhattan Campus All Faiths Chapel (A), Kansas State University Manhattan Campus Danforth Chapel (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (C), Seven Dolors Catholic Church (D), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Pilgrim Baptist Church (F), Blue Valley Memorial United Methodist Church (G), Community of Christ (H), College Avenue United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sunset Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Sand Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Manhattan include: CiCo Park (1), Frank Anneberg Park (2), Goodnow Park (3), Longs Park (4), Northview Park (5), Pioneer Park (6), Warner Memorial Park (7), Westwood Park (8), Memorial Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Beach Museum of Art (701 Beach Lane) (1), Kansas State University - Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2610 Claflin Road) (2), Riley County Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2309 Claflin Road) (3), Zoo Sunset (Recreation Areas; 2333 Oak Drive) (4), Aladdin's Castle (Amusement & Theme Parks; 100 Manhattan Town Centre) (5), Bird Music & Amusement Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2505 Stagg Hill Road) (6), Chamber of Commerce (501 Poyntz Avenue) (7), Wonder Workshop Children's Museum (1006 Leavenworth Street) (8), Wolf House Museum (630 Fremont Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Noble Hospitality (1641 Anderson Avenue) (1), Days Inn (1501 Tuttle Creek Blvd) (2), Regency Inn (419 Holiday Drive) (3), Westchester Park Apartments (2100 Westchester Drive) (4), Hampton Inn Manhattan (501 East Poyntz) (5), Comfort Inn Manhattan (150 East Poyntz Avenue) (6), Motel 6 (510 Tuttle Creek Boulevard) (7), Burgundy's Restaurant Club (530 Richards Drive) (8), Ramada Plaza Hotel (N 17th St AT Anderson Ave) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Riley-County - District Court- District Court Clerk (100 Courthouse Plaza) (1), Riley-County - District Court- Juvenile Intake & Attendant Care (115 North 4th Street) (2), Riley-County - District Court- Jury Clerk (100 Courthouse Plaza) (3), Riley-County - District Court- District Judges- Division Iii- (100 Courthouse Plaza) (4), Riley-County - District Court- District Judges- Division Ii- (100 Courthouse Plaza) (5), Riley-County - District Court- District Judges- Division I- (100 Courthouse Plaza) (6), Riley-County - District Court- District Court Clerk- Domestic Division (110 Courthouse Plaza) (7), Manhattan City - City Prosecutor Traffic- Legal Department- Municipal C (610 Colorado Street) (8), Riley-County - District Court- Court Services-Probation (100 Courthouse Plaza) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Del Close - Actor, Earl Woods - Army Colonel, Bob Anderson (runner) - Photographer, Bobby Douglass - Football player, Damon Runyon - (1884-1947), author, Elvira - horror actress, Jeremy Bates (American football) - Football coach, Jon McGraw - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Apr 2, 1979), Jordy Nelson - College football player, Philip Fox (astronomer) - Astronomer and Army officer.

Riley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Manhattan and their reported violations in the past:

KONZA VALLEY WATER BENEFIT DISTRICT (Population served: 345, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008)
BLUE RIVER HILLS IMPVMT DISTRICT (Population served: 89, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2012)
  • 7 minor monitoring violations
TUTTLE CREEK RESERVOIR COE STOCKDALE PRK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Manhattan that have no violations reported:

  • MANHATTAN, CITY OF (Population served: 56,069, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HUNTERS ISLAND WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • STAGG HILL GOLF CLUB, INC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

47.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Manhattan in 2010:

  • 5,439 people in college/university student housing
  • 306 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 255 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 95 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 56 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Manhattan in 2000:

  • 5,091 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 294 people in nursing homes
  • 125 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 90 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 78 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 44 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium. Capacity: 52,000. Kansas State Wildcats.
  • Bramlage Coliseum. Kansas State University.

Banks with most branches in Manhattan (2011 data):

  • Kansas State Bank of Manhattan: Poyntz Avenue Branch, Highway 24 Branch, Kansas State Bank Of Manhattan, Drive-In Facility. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $798.5 mil, Deposits: $672.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Manhattan Banking Corporation
  • Commerce Bank: K-State Student Union Branch, Manhattan Main Branch, Manhattan Westport Commons Branch. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • UMB National Bank of America: Manhattan Branch at 529 Humboldt Street, branch established on 1905/01/01; Anderson Avenue Branch at 2700 Anderson Avenue, branch established on 1976/01/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $825.6 mil, Deposits: $401.1 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • Community First National Bank: Tuttle Creek Branch at 210 Tuttle Creek Boulevard, branch established on 2003/08/25; at 215 South Seth Child Road, branch established on 2001/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $152.2 mil, Deposits: $138.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Ttac Corp.
  • United Bank & Trust: Tuttle Creek Blvd Branch at 2000 N. Tuttle Creek Blvd, branch established on 2007/01/08; Claflin Road Branch at 1800 Claflin Road, branch established on 2005/08/15. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $503.4 mil, Deposits: $384.3 mil, headquarters in Marysville, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Ubt Bancshares, Inc.
  • Central National Bank: Manhattan Wal-Mart Branch at 101 East Bluemont Avenue, branch established on 2004/03/17; Manhattan Branch at 1403 College Avenue, branch established on 2005/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $889.7 mil, Deposits: $775.7 mil, headquarters in Junction City, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Central Of Kansas, Inc.
  • Landmark National Bank: at 701 Poyntz Avenue, branch established on 1919/05/02; Anderson Ave Branch at 3005 Anderson Avenue, branch established on 1992/03/01. Info updated 2009/05/13: Bank assets: $596.4 mil, Deposits: $456.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Landmark Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sunflower Bank, National Association: Manhattan Main Branch at 2710 Anderson, branch established on 1921/01/01; Manhattan Supermarket Branch at 130 Sarber Lane, branch established on 1994/01/26. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $1,733.8 mil, Deposits: $1,299.6 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Sunflower Financial, Inc.
  • Capitol Federal Savings Bank: Manhattan Branch at 1401 Poyntz Ave, branch established on 1893/01/01; West Manhattan Branch at 705 Commons Pl, branch established on 2004/10/04. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $9,167.4 mil, Deposits: $4,742.9 mil, headquarters in Topeka, KS, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 46 total offices
  • 6 other banks with 7 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Manhattan:

Marital status in Manhattan, KS
  • Never married: 56.2%
  • Now married: 33.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in Manhattan:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Manhattan
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manhattan, KS (based on Riley County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,14445
Mainline Protestant7,52222
Catholic5,9644
Other1,9799
Black Protestant3013
Orthodox251
None46,180-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Here:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Riley County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.9%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Riley County:

26.4%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Riley County:

9.8%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Manhattan:

50.7%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Manhattan:

53.4%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.2
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Manhattan:

18.6%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Manhattan:

9.3%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

26.3%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

61.9%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.1%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Manhattan, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 86$413,877$57,7504$2,735
Parks and Recreation 85$318,616$44,981109$46,963
Streets and Highways 48$192,889$48,2221$686
Sewerage 33$125,599$45,6720$0
Water Supply 32$123,619$46,3570$0
Other Government Administration 16$81,844$61,3835$2,453
Financial Administration 15$72,128$57,7021$255
Fire - Other 13$45,194$41,7182$2,589
Judicial and Legal 11$54,139$59,0612$12,050
Airports 9$37,092$49,4560$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 8$43,894$65,8412$2,874
Natural Resources 6$20,221$40,4420$0
Health 5$21,789$52,2940$0
Other and Unallocable 5$29,304$70,3301$155
Solid Waste Management 2$6,638$39,8280$0
Totals for Government 374$1,586,843$50,915127$70,760

Manhattan government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,550,000 ($64.74)
    Air Transportation: $1,235,000 ($22.52)
    Regular Highways: $600,000 ($10.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $273,000 ($4.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $123,000 ($2.24)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $6,820,000 ($124.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,027,000 ($109.92)
    Water Utilities: $5,269,000 ($96.09)
    General - Other: $4,887,000 ($89.13)
    Regular Highways: $4,129,000 ($75.30)
    Libraries: $2,226,000 ($40.60)
    Sewerage: $1,912,000 ($34.87)
    Central Staff Services: $1,276,000 ($23.27)
    Financial Administration: $1,055,000 ($19.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $980,000 ($17.87)
    Air Transportation: $887,000 ($16.18)
    Health - Other: $648,000 ($11.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $565,000 ($10.30)
    Parking Facilities: $22,000 ($0.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,621,000 ($138.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $15,135,000 ($276.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,426,000 ($317.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $719,000 ($13.11)

Manhattan government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,646,000 ($175.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $520,000 ($9.48)
    Air Transportation: $501,000 ($9.14)
    Other: $481,000 ($8.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $204,000 ($3.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $144,000 ($2.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,922,000 ($35.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,205,000 ($21.98)
    Other: $1,128,000 ($20.57)
    General Local Government Support: $573,000 ($10.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,596,000 ($102.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $6,423,000 ($117.14)
    Interest Earnings: $4,182,000 ($76.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,232,000 ($40.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,395,000 ($25.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,375,000 ($170.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,635,000 ($29.82)
    Other: $1,506,000 ($27.47)
    General Local Government Support: $478,000 ($8.72)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $26,182,000 ($477.49)
    Property: $25,129,000 ($458.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,662,000 ($66.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,516,000 ($27.65)
    Motor Vehicle License: $141,000 ($2.57)
    Other License: $102,000 ($1.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $28,000 ($0.51)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($0.13)

Manhattan government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $239,058,000 ($4359.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $228,271,000 ($4163.10)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $104,183,000 ($1900.04)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $101,879,000 ($1858.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,067,000 ($384.21)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,280,000 ($187.48)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $234,000 ($4.27)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $53,140,000 ($969.14)
    Beginning: $29,560,000 ($539.10)

Manhattan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,342,000 ($225.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,475,000 ($537.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $125,146,000 ($2282.35)

14.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.43%
Kansas average:

6.44%

0.39% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,242 average AGI)
Riley County:

0.39%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Geary County, KS  2.05% ($30,788 average AGI)
from Pottawatomie County, KS  0.84% ($62,412)
from Johnson County, KS  0.50% ($41,648)


19.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

19.88%
Kansas average:

7.12%

0.53% of residents moved to foreign countries ($937 average AGI)
Riley County:

0.53%
Kansas average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Geary County, KS  1.95% ($33,137 average AGI)
to Pottawatomie County, KS  1.25% ($47,976)
to Johnson County, KS  1.01% ($40,408)
Businesses in Manhattan, KS
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger3
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Marriott1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ashley Furniture1Maurices1
AutoZone1Mazda1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance3
Best Western1Nike11
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Olive Garden1
Burger King2Pac Sun1
Caribou Coffee2Panda Express1
Chevrolet1Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza1
Clarion1Payless1
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske1
Comfort Suites1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut3
DHL1Quality1
Dairy Queen2Quiznos2
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Dressbarn1Rue211
FedEx7SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears3
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Sprint Nextel2
GNC2Staples1
GameStop2Starbucks2
Gap1Subway6
H&R Block3Super 81
Hilton1T-Mobile4
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1Target1
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
Honda1True Value2
Hot Topic1U-Haul3
Houlihan's1U.S. Cellular2
IHOP1UPS10
JCPenney1Vans2
Jimmy Jazz2Verizon Wireless2
Jimmy John's1Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Walgreens2
Justice1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's2

Strongest AM radio stations in Manhattan:

  • KMAN (1350 AM; 1 kW; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KJCK (1420 AM; 1 kW; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manhattan:

  • KACZ (96.3 FM; RILEY, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KQLA (103.5 FM; OGDEN, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSDB-FM (91.9 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMKF (101.5 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXBZ (104.7 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJCK-FM (97.5 FM; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KHCA (95.3 FM; WAMEGO, KS; Owner: KHCA, INC.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBLS (102.5 FM; NORTH FORT RILEY, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KANV (91.3 FM; OLSBURG, KS; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • K214CZ (90.7 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Manhattan:

  • KKSU-LP (Channel 21; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K31BW (Channel 31; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMJT-CA (Channel 15; OGDEN, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • K25DS (Channel 25; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K39BR (Channel 39; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS B/CST.SERVICE,INC.)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • KTLJ-CA (Channel 6; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Manhattan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 68Number of bridges
  • 906ft / 276mTotal length
  • $15,001,000Total costs
  • 399,829Total average daily traffic
  • 14,139Total average daily truck traffic
  • 391,540Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Manhattan, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 152000-2009
  • 122010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Manhattan, KS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Manhattan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 176 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Manhattan, KS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 293 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Manhattan)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Manhattan)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 91 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED97$166,963163$134,519425$165,41765$75,06016$706,901180$146,15710$21,605
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$146,56515$131,49237$161,5043$59,4300$07$121,4302$30,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$150,21621$4,870,88381$157,4798$64,1661$660,0009$11,228,1309$42,473
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$186,1039$106,46956$157,1633$134,7602$1,634,0005$117,5540$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$176,8880$00$00$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Manhattan, KS

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$170,66820$176,2502$114,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$138,6123$229,7430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$173,0132$167,2901$107,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$121,0603$148,8230$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$137,5000$00$0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 200. The highest number of fire incidents - 293 took place in 2005, and the least - 42 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Manhattan, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.4%), and Structure Fires (29.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Manhattan, KS
    • 1,81253.4%Outside Fires
    • 99629.3%Structure Fires
    • 53615.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 511.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manhattan, KS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Manhattan, Kansas:

  • Four Points by Sheraton Manhattan Kansas, 530 Richards Dr, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 , Phone: (785) 539-5311, Fax: (785) 539-8368
  • Super 8 Motel - Manhattan, 200 Tuttle Creek Blvd, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 , Phone: (785) 537-8468, Fax: (785) 537-9216
  • Fairfield Inn, 300 Colorado St, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 , Phone: (785) 539-2400, Fax: (785) 539-1483
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1501 Tuttle Creek Blvd, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 , Phone: (785) 539-5391, Fax: (785) 539-0847
  • Best Western Manhattan Inn, 601 E Poyntz Ave, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 , Phone: (785) 537-8300, Fax: (785) 537-8303
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 410 S 3rd St, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 , Phone: (785) 532-9116, Fax: (785) 532-9136
  • Parkwood Inn & Suites, 505 S 17th St, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 , Phone: (785) 320-5440, Fax: (785) 320-5448
  • Candlewood Suites Manhattan, 210 Blue Earth Pl, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 , Phone: (785) 320-7995, Fax: (785) 320-7994
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Manhattan, Kansas
Most common first names in Manhattan, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William15377.5 years
John15077.7 years
Mary14681.6 years
Robert10972.8 years
Charles10875.7 years
James10573.3 years
Helen9581.6 years
Ruth8583.5 years
Dorothy8080.7 years
George7579.8 years
Most common last names in Manhattan, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7878.0 years
Johnson7276.3 years
Nelson4878.3 years
Miller4581.0 years
Wilson4277.4 years
Brown4180.8 years
Anderson4077.8 years
Jones3377.0 years
Thompson3178.0 years
Taylor3082.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manhattan, KS
  • 82.4%Utility gas
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manhattan, KS
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 42.8%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Coal or coke


Manhattan compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Manhattan on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 males in this group)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 females in this group)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military transient quarters for temporary residents (population 1,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 137 pilots and 71 other airmen in this city.
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