According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Newton has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Kansas, Newton has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Kansas's index of 89.
The standard of living in Newton ranks as #938 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Newton ranks as the #5,481 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.
|Living Expense||Newton||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.