Overland Park, KS Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Overland Park, KS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Overland Park has an overall cost of living index of 108 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Overland Park ranks as #3965 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Overland Park ranks as the #2441 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.

Overland Park Cost Of Living Vs. Kansas

Living Expense Overland Park Kansas National Average
Overall 108 89 100
Services 102 93 100
Groceries 104 93 100
Health 107 99 100
Housing 123 76 100
Transportation 97 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100
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Overland Park, 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 Overland Park Kansas United States
Median Home Value $261,200 $145,400 $204,900
Median Rent $1,125 $831 $1,023
Median Income $82,651 $57,422 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.2x 2.5x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.17x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Overland Park

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Overland Park
Olathe, KS 135,986 103 1.0x
Shawnee, KS 65,239 102 0.9x
Lenexa, KS 53,051 107 1.0x
Leawood, KS 34,570 130 1.2x
Grandview, MO 25,174 90 0.8x
Raymore, MO 20,743 102 0.9x
Merriam, KS 11,243 96 0.9x
Mission, KS 9,437 97 0.9x
Spring Hill, KS 6,315 98 0.9x
Greenwood, MO 6,092 99 0.9x

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