Income distribution data

Kansas State University employees, students and visitors spend $280 million annually. Annual research activity funding is $220 million. From Kansas Labor Market Information data (2016), the City of Manhattan has 20,740 households with median income level at $42,833.

Fort Riley local impact
Fort Riley makes a $2 billion annual economic impact to the Central Flint Hills Region. With nearly 15,000 troops, 55,000 residents are affiliated with the post (active duty, family, support staff, contract workers and retirees).

Sales tax activity by sector
Retail trade59%
Food/accommodations14%
Wholesale trade6%
Utilities5%
Construction/other7%
Information5%
Services2%
Manufacturing2%