KS

National Population : 333,590,059
Kansas State Population : 2,897,859

About Manhattan, KS

Manhattan, KS is located in Riley County in the state of Kansas.

The total City Population for Manhattan is about 57,046 with about 1,062 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 60,892.

The Average Home Value is $146,100.00, which is roughly 28% higher than the Average Home Value of $105,672.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 23% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $41,867.67, which is roughly 23% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $54,472.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 27% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Manhattan is about 5.3%.

Kansas is ranked #46 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 21.44 out of 100.

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Voting

Riley County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 9.05% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 50.71%
Republican: 46.12%
Libertarian: 3.16%


Nearby Locations

Ogden, KS (8.27 mi.)
Saint George, KS (8.73 mi.)
Riley, KS (13.34 mi.)
Ft Riley, KS (13.43 mi.)
Fort Riley, KS (13.43 mi.)
Wamego, KS (15.04 mi.)
Louisville, KS (15.04 mi.)
Olsburg, KS (15.04 mi.)
Leonardville, KS (16.86 mi.)
Milford, KS (17.06 mi.)
Junction City, KS (17.40 mi.)
Randolph, KS (17.92 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 66502, 66503, 66506
Latitude : 39.196030
Longitude : -96.581357
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1054 ft.
Area Code(s) : 785

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.23
Male Population Estimate : 50.80%
Female Population Estimate : 49.20%
Median Age : 25.8
Male Median Age : 25.5
Female Median Age : 26.3

White Population Estimate : 87.67%
Black Population Estimate : 6.50%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 5.69%
Asian Population Estimate : 5.71%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.28%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.35%
Other Population Estimate : 2.14%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Manhattan specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Riley County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Riley County: About 259 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Riley County is about 47% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 10% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.