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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Kansas 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score60
  • Parsons, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,111
63
  • Chanute, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,216
  • First I will say, I don't' know where the numbers were calculated from to come up with the initial index for the cities, but as far as Chanute, Kansas goes, they are Way Off. Chanute is becoming the
53
  • Fort Scott, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,852
66
  • Concordia, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,273
58
  • Independence, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,084
58
  • Iola, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,560
66
  • Pittsburg, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,399
60
  • Atchison, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,798
  • Amenities? very few. There is hardly anywhere to shop, most folks have to drive to St. Joseph to shop. Downtown is a pit, mostly specialty shops. Atchison is isolated, no public transportation in or out
60
  • Great Bend, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,741
62
  • Arkansas City, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,198
63
  • Pratt, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,879
68
  • Colby, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,460
71
  • Abilene, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,598
60
  • Liberal, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,709
69
  • Ulysses, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,768
67
  • Salina, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 47,676
  • I lived in Salina, KS for about 3 years. I found a lot of things here to do with my family. I did not have one bad experience while living there for my whole three years. I would eventually love to go
66
  • Hutchinson, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 41,661
  • I moved to Hutchinson, KS about 10 years ago from the busy city of Charlotte, NC. This was one of the moves that I dreaded making, and I had to force myself to enjoy the city. Now, I see that there is a
65
  • Dodge City, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,875
60
  • Kansas City, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 149,755
  • I have lived in Kansas City for four years and counting and I love almost everything about it. There is something for everyone from outdoor sculptures and museums to great restaurants and parks. When it
66
  • Winfield, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,283
57
  • Wellington, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,950
50
  • Coffeyville, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,796
72
  • Emporia, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,707
67
  • El Dorado, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,102
63
  • Garden City, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,916
65
  • Paola, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,583
67
  • Leavenworth, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 35,948
62
  • Newton, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,103
59
  • Ottawa, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,433
59
  • Topeka, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 127,472
  • it is OK to go to collage i live here for over 33 years . apartments are not easy to come by here never rent from south brook on 34th because i really want to leave Topeka now because of them. neighbors
68
  • McPherson, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,212
61
  • Augusta, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,262
  • When I was transferred to Wichita back in 1985 . After much searching we chose Augusta (15 miles away) to make place our home for the following reasons....Theater downtown and a drive-in Theaterplaces to
60
  • Junction City, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,016
65
  • Haysville, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,393
64
  • Eudora, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,116
65
  • Hays, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,073
59
  • Wichita, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 388,033
  • This place is very slow, I swear every time I come it gets a little worse. If your not in like for the physical forever your sitting in a chair forever. I have now been sitting in a chair with no stick
62
  • Park City, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,273
66
  • Mulvane, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,461
58
  • Bonner Springs, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,567
69
  • Merriam, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,248
76
  • Mission, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,490
67
  • Spring Hill, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,863
71
  • Valley Center, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,420
71
  • Roeland Park, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,816
69
  • Gardner, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,667
65
  • De Soto, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,982
69
  • Manhattan, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 55,909
  • When I moved to Manhattan, Kansas about five years ago, I thought that it would be peaceful and relaxing. While there are some things about the city that are relaxing, there is a lot of hustle and bustle
70
  • Bel Aire, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,214
71
  • Lansing, KS
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,706

Finding an affordable place to live in Kansas is not always an easy task. While housing prices continue to rebound and general goods and services continue to rise, it feels like affordable living could be a thing of the past. Luckily, there are still some cities in Kansas that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in Kansas. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of Kansas.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in Kansas with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in Kansas, the cost of living index for each city was calculated, then compared to the national average of 100. The cost of living index takes into account the following categories: goods and services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities.

To customize your list of affordable places to live in Kansas, you can adjust the filters to meet your needs. This will allow you to select the city size (population) as well as what other categories (amenities, crime, education, employment, housing and weather) might be important to you. Finally, you are also able to select your home or rental price range to ensure that the cities on your list fit your budget.