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Apartments for Rent in Manhattan, KS
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    500 Admiral Way, Manhattan, KS 66502
    1 BED $785
    2 BEDS $965
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    1435 ANDERSON AVE, MANHATTAN, KS 66502
    Studio $470
    1 BED $650
    2 BEDS $950
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    1215 Cannon View Lane, Grandview Plaza, KS 66441
    1 BED $670+
    2 BEDS $680+
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    1901 Victory Lane, Junction City, KS 66441
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Average rent in Manhattan, KS

$957/mo Manhattan, KS average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Manhattan, KS is $957.

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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Manhattan, KS last updated?

Prices and availability in Manhattan, KS were last updated on 18 Apr 2024.

What are the best apartments in Manhattan, KS?

The best apartments in Manhattan, KS are: The Links at Manhattan and 1435 ANDERSON AVE.

What is the average rent in Manhattan, KS?

The average rent in Manhattan, KS is $957. Start your search for apartments in Manhattan, KS now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, KS?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, KS is between $650 and $855. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Manhattan, KS now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, KS?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, KS is between $950 and $1,070. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, KS.

What type of rental buildings are in Manhattan, KS?

In Manhattan, 58% of the residents are renting compared to 42% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 3% of Manhattan’s rentals, 73% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 21% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Manhattan, KS?

The average age of rental buildings in Manhattan is 28 years old, with 45% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Manhattan, KS?

Rental apartments in Manhattan come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0.9% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 33% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 55% of all rentals in Manhattan. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Renter's guide to Manhattan, KS

Welcome to “The Little Apple”! Manhattan, Kansas is the perfect place to live if you’re looking for an energetic college town with an abundance of nightlife. There’s a reason the city was named one of the top 10 “Best College Towns”.

But whether you’re a college student or not, there's plenty to keep any young adult entertained. On the flip side, Manhattan also attracts those who want to raise a family, because of its low cost of living and crime rates.

The city comes in at 19 square-miles, which is 3 times smaller than the Kansas state capital, Topeka. And Manhattan is a whopping 7 times smaller than Kansas city!

Speaking of the capital, Topeka is only about an hour's drive from Manhattan.

Weather here is mostly hot and humid. Summer averages sit at 100°F, with highs of 116°F. But fall months drop down to a more manageable 74°F, while winters are even colder, at around 61°F.

Tips for renting in Manhattan, KS

So you want to move to Manhattan and take in the energetic lifestyle? Or perhaps you just want to retire and live a nice, quiet life. Either way, you’re making a great choice! Here are a couple of tips to keep in mind when renting.

It’s possible to change a lease when renting in Manhattan. If you don’t agree with something, discuss it with your landlord. That means you'll definitely want to read your lease in its entirety.

When moving in, you're required to make a checklist of damages. This is important! If you forget to note damage, you may get charged for something you didn’t do.

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Living in Manhattan, KS

With such a college-centric atmosphere, it’s easy to find things to do as a young adult. And the city's reasonable cost of living and relative absence of crime also make it great place to retire or raise a family. Meanwhile, the year-round sunny weather make it a great place to get outdoors.

On the flip side, those sunny days can turn into scorchers, with higher than average temps and humidity. Manhattan is also a “car town”, meaning public transportation is pretty lackluster compared to most cities.

Things to do in Manhattan, KS

Manhattan is home to many parks, including the Manhattan City Park, the Manhattan River Trail, and the Warner Memorial Park.

Want a fun, family-friendly day? The city offers many interesting sites to check out, including the Kansas State University Insect Zoo, the Sunset Zoo, and the Wildwood Outdoor Adventure Park.

For history buffs, there are plenty of museums to visit. That includes Flint Hills Discovery Center, the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, and the Riley County Historical Museum.

If you're itching for a night out, there's all kinds of nightlife, including Keltic Star, Bobby T's Bar & Grill, and Rusty’s.

Things to do

If you're itching for a night out, there's all kinds of nightlife, including Keltic Star, Bobby T's Bar & Grill, and Rusty’s.

Or maybe you’re a sports fanatic. The Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium and the Bramlage Coliseum host college games every week. And professional sports is just two hours away in Kansas City, including the Chiefs and the Royals.

Manhattan has a big time college atmosphere, with parties and sports in abundance. If you’re a young adult, you'll fit right in. But you can avoid the college crowd by hopping over to Aggieville to enjoy local bands or other events.

The Manhattan Town Center Mall has plenty of art exhibits, shopping, and fantastic restaurants. The city also has some fun annual events, including the Fake Patty's Day, which is a large festival that takes place one or two weeks before the real Saint Patrick's celebrations.

The Manhattan Town Center Mall has plenty of art exhibits, shopping, and fantastic restaurants. The city also has some fun annual events, including the Fake Patty's Day, which is a large festival that takes place one or two weeks before the real Saint Patrick's celebrations.

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Manhattan, KS employment & economy

The city is great if you're looking for a career in education. In fact, Kansas State University is the top employer in Manhattan.

Big employers for retail positions include Wal-Mart and GTM Sportswear. And government jobs can be found through Fort Riley Civilian Personnel, City of Manhattan, and Mercy Regional Health Center. Overall, Manhattan has lots of government and education jobs, with low competition and unemployment rates.

Education in Manhattan, KS

Education in Manhattan is centered around Kansas State University, which is a competitive college with a great engineering department. Manhattan also has competitive community colleges, like Manhattan Area Technical College and Flint Hills Technical College.

Being part of Riley County, there are plenty of public schools for your kids, ranging from K to 12.

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