Leawood, KS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Leawood's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Leawood is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Leawood, KS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Leawood has an overall cost of living index of 130 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kansas, Leawood has a cost of living index that's 1.5x higher than Kansas's index of 89.

The standard of living in Leawood ranks as #5261 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Leawood ranks as the #1146 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.

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Leawood Cost Of Living Vs. Kansas

Living Expense Leawood Kansas National Average
Overall 130 89 100
Services 102 93 100
Groceries 104 93 100
Health 107 99 100
Housing 197 76 100
Transportation 97 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100
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Leawood, KS Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Kansas, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Leawood Kansas United States
Median Home Value $447,100 $145,400 $204,900
Median Rent $1,699 $831 $1,023
Median Income $149,736 $57,422 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.0x 2.5x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.17x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Leawood

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Leawood
Overland Park, KS 188,687 108 0.8x
Olathe, KS 135,986 103 0.8x
Shawnee, KS 65,239 102 0.8x
Lenexa, KS 53,051 107 0.8x
Grandview, MO 25,174 90 0.7x
Belton, MO 23,348 94 0.7x
Gardner, KS 21,351 99 0.8x
Raymore, MO 20,743 102 0.8x
Merriam, KS 11,243 96 0.7x
Mission, KS 9,437 97 0.7x

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