Lenexa, KS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Lenexa'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 Lenexa is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lenexa, KS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lenexa has an overall cost of living index of 107 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kansas, Lenexa has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Kansas's index of 89.

The standard of living in Lenexa ranks as #3874 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Lenexa ranks as the #2532 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.

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Lenexa Cost Of Living Vs. Kansas

Living Expense Lenexa Kansas National Average
Overall 107 89 100
Services 102 93 100
Groceries 104 93 100
Health 107 99 100
Housing 120 76 100
Transportation 97 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100
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Lenexa Cost of Living Vs. KS

Lenexa, 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 Lenexa Kansas United States
Median Home Value $248,800 $145,400 $204,900
Median Rent $1,089 $831 $1,023
Median Income $84,370 $57,422 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.5x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.17x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lenexa

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lenexa
Overland Park, KS 188,687 108 1.0x
Olathe, KS 135,986 103 1.0x
Shawnee, KS 65,239 102 1.0x
Leawood, KS 34,570 130 1.2x
Gardner, KS 21,351 99 0.9x
Merriam, KS 11,243 96 0.9x
Mission, KS 9,437 97 0.9x
Bonner Springs, KS 7,796 96 0.9x
Eudora, KS 6,745 95 0.9x
Parkville, MO 6,524 116 1.1x

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