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Manhattan, KS
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Living in Manhattan


Manhattan is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 54,763 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Manhattan is the ninth largest community in Kansas.

Manhattan real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Manhattan house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Manhattan is a blue-collar town, with 0.00% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Manhattan is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manhattan who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Manhattan has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Manhattan has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Manhattan than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Manhattan may be for you.

One of the benefits of Manhattan is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 0.00 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Even though Manhattan is not a small city, it doesn't have a public transportation system that anybody uses for their daily commute to work.

In terms of college education, Manhattan ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 0.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Manhattan in 2018 was $0, which is low income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $0 for a family of four.

Manhattan is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Manhattan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manhattan residents report their race to be Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Manhattan include Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, U.S. Virgin Islander, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian.

The most common language spoken in Manhattan is German/Yiddish. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and African languages.