Moving to Kansas

Written by Alyssa Howard, Moveboxer.com

Kansas is a great representation of the beauty of small-town America. The state is home to historic western towns, the Eisenhower Presidential Library and the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center. Students studying in Kansas can experience life on the prairie, where the American bison still dwell, while engaging in a wide variety of educational offerings.

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Kansas Compared to USA Averages
USA Kansas
Population: 311,591,917 2,744,687
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 69.4%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 89.2%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 29.3%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.48
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 34.9
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 17.5
Average Home Price: $188,400 $122,600
Median Household Income: $51,914 $39,737
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 12.4%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 25/50/10
* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.


Source: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/30000.html

Key Facts About Kansas
State Capital: Topeka
Top 5 Cities: Wichita
Overland Park
Kansas City
Topeka
Olathe
Major Newspapers: Lawrence Journal-World
Manhattan Mercury
Topeka Capital-Journal
Wichita Eagle
Ark Valley News (Valley Center)
Major Sports Teams: MLB: Kansas City Royals
NFL: Kansas City Chiefs

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