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%).
Manhattan is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Manhattan, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
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.
In addition, Manhattan is a major college town that has a very high percentage of its residents over 18 years old who are college students. Naturally, collegiate life has a major influence on local Manhattan culture, lifestyle and entertainment options. Manhattan really pulses to the beat of the academic calendar. In Manhattan every fall, returning students reinvigorate the community, who you will notice are all over town, buying groceries, out with friends, and getting acquainted or re-acquainted with each other and Manhattan. One of the beneficial effects that colleges provide is that they tend to be lasting institutions that deliver direct economic benefits to the local economy in the form of such things as jobs for faculty and staff, and spending by students. Manhattan benefits directly from 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, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.73 minutes getting to work every day.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Manhattan. 51.72% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
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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