Shawnee, KS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
102
Shawnee's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
56 out of 62
In Kansas
3,422 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Shawnee is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Shawnee, KS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Shawnee has an overall cost of living index of 102 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kansas, Shawnee has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Kansas's index of 89.

The standard of living in Shawnee ranks as #3,423 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Shawnee ranks as the #2,983 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.

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Shawnee Cost Of Living Vs. Kansas

Living Expense Shawnee Kansas National Average
Overall 102 89 100
Services 102 93 100
Groceries 104 93 100
Health 107 99 100
Housing 105 76 100
Transportation 97 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around Kansas, check out:
Shawnee Cost of Living Vs. KS

Shawnee, 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.

$237,500
Median Home Value
$1,008
Median Rent
$87,120
Median Income
Statistic Shawnee Kansas United States
Median Home Value $237,500 $151,900 $217,500
Median Rent $1,008 $850 $1,062
Median Income $87,120 $59,597 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Shawnee Services Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Shawnee Kansas
Shampoo $1.04 $1.01
Movie $10.36 $10.72
Bowling $17.4 $13.86

Detailed Shawnee Groceries Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Shawnee Kansas
Ground Beef $4.69 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.78 $1.4
Milk $2.08 $1.96

Detailed Shawnee Health Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Shawnee Kansas
Haircut $18.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $35.5 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.95 $2.32

Detailed Shawnee Transportation Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Shawnee Kansas
Potatoes $3.06 $3.18
Pizza $9.79 $10.39
Beer $8.42 $9.23
Optometrist $106.33 $106.34
Doctor $136.48 $115.25
Dentist $103.0 $98.38

Detailed Shawnee Utilities Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Shawnee Kansas
Gasoline $2.55 $2.59
Tire Balancing $47.9 $48.9
All Electricity $156.97 $167.6
Phone $186.87 $163.42

Shawnee SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Shawnee

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Shawnee
Olathe, KS 137,618 103 1.0x
Lenexa, KS 54,011 107 1.0x
Leawood, KS 34,670 130 1.3x
Gladstone, MO 27,126 94 0.9x
Gardner, KS 21,528 99 1.0x
Merriam, KS 11,185 96 0.9x
Mission, KS 9,523 97 1.0x
Bonner Springs, KS 7,782 96 0.9x
Roeland Park, KS 6,769 98 1.0x
Parkville, MO 6,724 116 1.1x

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