Best Places to Live in Kansas

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Kansas by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Kansas is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Kansas has a population of 2,893,957 and a population density of 35.1. The capital city is Topeka and the largest city in Kansas is Wichita. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Mission Woods, KSPopulation: 17591A+BA+A+A+A+C+
2Eastborough, KSPopulation: 71186A+D+AA+A+AB
3Westwood Hills, KSPopulation: 39585A+FAA+AAC+
4Mission Hills, KSPopulation: 3,53485B+FA+A+A+A+C+
5Leawood, KSPopulation: 31,95585A+FA+A+A+AC+
6Prairie Village, KSPopulation: 21,63384A+D+A+A+B+BC+
7Fairway, KSPopulation: 3,91183A+DAA+AB+C+
8Baldwin City, KSPopulation: 4,47383AA+A+ABC+C+
9Willowbrook, KSPopulation: 10183FA+A+AA+AC+
10Westwood, KSPopulation: 1,65182A+CAA+BBC+
11Roeland Park, KSPopulation: 6,79782ABAABBC+
12Wamego, KSPopulation: 4,37082AA+AABC+C+
13Bel Aire, KSPopulation: 6,74782B+AAABC+B
14Lindsborg, KSPopulation: 3,44282AA+B+AC+CC+
15Overland Park, KSPopulation: 174,50382A+D+B+A+BBC+
16Derby, KSPopulation: 22,55582B+A+BABC+B
17Manhattan, KSPopulation: 52,98882A+ABA+CBC+
18Lake Quivira, KSPopulation: 88482FBA+A+A+A+C+
19Hesston, KSPopulation: 3,67582BA+AABCC+
20Olathe, KSPopulation: 125,90281A+CB+AB+BC+
21Shawnee, KSPopulation: 62,10681A+CB+ABBC+
22Lenexa, KSPopulation: 48,30081A+CB+AB+BC+
23Merriam, KSPopulation: 11,09081A+B+BABBC+
24Andover, KSPopulation: 11,72781CAB+AB+BB
25Louisburg, KSPopulation: 4,21680BAAABC+C+
26Lawrence, KSPopulation: 87,96380A+AD+ACBC+
27Abilene, KSPopulation: 6,82680AA+BB+C+CC
28Colwich, KSPopulation: 1,30680D+A+A+ABCB
29Spring Hill, KSPopulation: 5,34080C+B+AABBC+
30St. Marys, KSPopulation: 2,83180C+A+AAC+C+C+
31Andale, KSPopulation: 1,00580DA+A+A+BC+B
32McPherson, KSPopulation: 13,19480A+A+CAC+CC+
33Maize, KSPopulation: 3,45580CA+AABCB
34Valley Center, KSPopulation: 6,73080C+A+B+AC+C+B
35Eudora, KSPopulation: 6,40680BAAABC+C+
36Mulvane, KSPopulation: 5,95780CA+B+ABCB
37Cheney, KSPopulation: 2,08780D+A+AABCB
38Goddard, KSPopulation: 4,26380BA+BABC+B
39Mission, KSPopulation: 9,41480A+B+CAC+BC+
40Hays, KSPopulation: 20,58680A+A+CACC+C
41Kechi, KSPopulation: 2,14079FAA+AB+BB
42Rose Hill, KSPopulation: 4,18379DA+AA+B+C+B
43Burlington, KSPopulation: 2,66379BA+AB+C+D+C+
44Cimarron, KSPopulation: 1,84879C+A+A+BC+CC+
45Hillsboro, KSPopulation: 2,95379C+A+A+B+C+DC+
46Tonganoxie, KSPopulation: 4,53179BABAC+C+C+
47Gardner, KSPopulation: 19,11779ABBABBC+
48Inman, KSPopulation: 1,31979CA+A+B+C+CC+
49Maple Hill, KSPopulation: 72379FA+A+ABCC+
50Clearwater, KSPopulation: 2,68379D+A+B+ABC+B
51Meade, KSPopulation: 1,58779C+A+A+B+C+DC+
52North Newton, KSPopulation: 1,80979FA+A+AC+C+C+
53Benton, KSPopulation: 88279DA+A+B+C+CB
54Salina, KSPopulation: 47,60578A+A+CBCCC
55Seneca, KSPopulation: 1,89878BA+AB+CD+C
56Silver Lake, KSPopulation: 1,76678FA+A+A+BC+C+
57Greensburg, KSPopulation: 88878BA+BB+CC+C+
58Park City, KSPopulation: 7,19278C+A+BB+BCB
59Basehor, KSPopulation: 4,55478D+C+A+AB+BC+
60Haysville, KSPopulation: 10,62278BA+C+B+C+CB
61Lebo, KSPopulation: 96378DA+A+B+C+D+C+
62Plainville, KSPopulation: 1,65478C+A+A+ACFC
63Wichita, KSPopulation: 381,17678A+A+FBCCB
64Wellsville, KSPopulation: 2,00678D+A+B+AC+CC+
65Baxter Springs, KSPopulation: 4,22878BA+BB+C+FB
66Beloit, KSPopulation: 3,81378BA+BAC+DC
67Ottawa, KSPopulation: 12,59678AA+C+BCCC+
68Ellis, KSPopulation: 1,99878C+A+AB+C+DC
69Hugoton, KSPopulation: 4,04977C+A+A+C+BDC+
70New Strawn, KSPopulation: 40577DA+BABCC+
71Winfield, KSPopulation: 12,33577AA+C+B+CDB
72El Dorado, KSPopulation: 12,98877AA+CB+CD+B
73Oskaloosa, KSPopulation: 1,27677CA+ABC+D+C+
74Holton, KSPopulation: 3,30077BA+B+BCDC+
75Chapman, KSPopulation: 1,55877FA+A+ABCC
76Victoria, KSPopulation: 1,09477DA+A+ACCC
77Auburn, KSPopulation: 1,29677FA+A+B+C+CC+
78Junction City, KSPopulation: 23,15077AA+D+B+CCC
79De Soto, KSPopulation: 5,73077CBB+AC+BC+
80Paola, KSPopulation: 5,56577AACB+C+CC+
81Yoder, KSPopulation: 15377D+A+C+A+B+D+C+
82Garden Plain, KSPopulation: 77077DA+BABCB
83Ellsworth, KSPopulation: 3,09677BA+ABCDC
84Sterling, KSPopulation: 2,24977DA+AACDC+
85Sedgwick, KSPopulation: 1,88077DA+A+BC+D+C+
86Lansing, KSPopulation: 11,26077BCB+BBBC+
87Altamont, KSPopulation: 1,19277D+A+AACFB
88Clay Center, KSPopulation: 4,33877B+A+C+ACDC+
89Lakin, KSPopulation: 2,45977C+A+ABCD+C+
90Topeka, KSPopulation: 127,31277A+A+DBCD+C+
91Newton, KSPopulation: 19,03677A+A+DB+CD+C+
92Lyons, KSPopulation: 3,73876BA+ABCDC+
93Emporia, KSPopulation: 25,24576A+A+CBCD+C+
94Osage City, KSPopulation: 2,94776C+A+ABC+DC+
95Leavenworth, KSPopulation: 35,43476A+ADBC+CC+
96Hoxie, KSPopulation: 1,30876CA+AACDC
97Frontenac, KSPopulation: 3,42776CA+BBCCB
98WaKeeney, KSPopulation: 1,97676BA+AB+CFC
99Edgerton, KSPopulation: 1,59476DAA+B+BCC+
100Augusta, KSPopulation: 9,23176AA+D+B+CD+B
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