Most Expensive Manhattan Neighborhoods
|1||Fort Riley Blvd / Eureka Dr|
|2||Anderson Ave / Kimball Ave|
|3||College Ave / Kimball Ave|
|4||Kansas State U / Throckmorton Plant Science Ctr|
|5||Saint George / Louisville|
|6||City Center / Manhattan Christian College|
|7||Tuttle Creek Blvd / Kimball Ave|
|9||Marlatt Hall / Claflin Rd|
|10||Riley / Leonardville|
Manhattan is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 56,308 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Manhattan is the eighth 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Manhattan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Manhattan is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manhattan who work in teaching (14.70%), office and administrative support (11.78%) and sales jobs (10.31%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Manhattan, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Also of interest is that Manhattan has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Manhattan is also a major college town with a large number of people who are 18 years or older and attending college. As is often the case in college towns, the many students that live in Manhattan have a strong influence on the local culture and entertainment scene, which may seem dormant by comparison in the summer months when much of the student population is away. In the fall, the return of students has a reinvigorating effect on the community. Because colleges are lasting institutions, they have a stabilizing effect on the economy by providing direct local benefits such as jobs for faculty and staff and spending by students. Manhattan’s economy is one such example of this.
Not only is Manhattan a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, shaping the character of the city into a place that is geared toward, and considered attractive to, many single, educated people. Many singles consider Manhattan a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
One of the benefits of Manhattan is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.73 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.
If knowledge is power, Manhattan is a pretty powerful place. 51.72% of the adults in Manhattan have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Manhattan in 2010 was $24,323, which is upper middle income relative to Kansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,292 for a family of four. However, Manhattan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Manhattan is a somewhat 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Manhattan include German, Irish, English, Swedish, French and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Manhattan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||20,476|
|MANHATTAN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||34.52%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||65.49%|
|TYPE OF MANHATTAN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||40.69%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.69%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||11.71%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||36.59%|
|SIZE OF MANHATTAN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.53%|
|AGE OF MANHATTAN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||20.17%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||45.15%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||23.36%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||11.32%|
|MANHATTAN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$183,413|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,039|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $51,000||10.93%|
|$51,001 - $101,000||5.00%|
|$101,001 - $203,000||43.46%|
|$203,001 - $304,000||28.26%|
|$304,001 - $406,000||6.65%|
|$406,001 - $507,000||3.19%|
|$507,001 - $761,000||1.62%|
|$761,001 - $1,014,000||0.73%|
|PEOPLE OF MANHATTAN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.43%|
|5 TO 17||9.41%|
|18 TO 24||37.25%|
|25 TO 34||18.55%|
|35 TO 54||15.16%|
|55 TO 64||6.79%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||7.40%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.48%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$43,275|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$24,323|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||25.39%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (27.90%)
Public Service (4.71%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.65%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.98%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.48%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.25%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.78%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.64%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.30%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (35.68%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (90.45%)
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