According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Leawood has an overall cost of living index of 126 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Kansas, Leawood has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than Kansas's index of 89.
The standard of living in Leawood ranks as #5,093 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Leawood ranks as the #1,325 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.
|Living Expense||Leawood||Kansas||National Average|
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||$472,500||$157,600||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||3.0x||2.6x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.12x||0.17x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Leawood|
|Overland Park, KS||193,412||106||0.8x|
|Lee's Summit, MO||98,997||101||0.8x|