Kansas renters looking for the least expensive areas to rent should look for the areas towards the red end of the spectrum on the rent cost map. Those who don't mind paying for high-end and luxury apartments should seek out apartments in the purple and dark green areas.

Kansas map of rent costs by neighborhood

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On average, the cost of rent in Kansas is about $1,106 per month. This puts it in the 35th percentile compared to the nation average cost of rent, which is $1,385. Households in Kansas have a median income of $5,665 per month so the average renter in Kansas is spending roughly 20% of their earnings on housing.

Nationally, and in Kansas, home values are the data point most closely correlated with the cost of rent. The median price of a home in Kansas is $223,399 right now, which is higher than states nearby, meaning that rents in Kansas also tend to be higher versus these nearby states.

Higher rent prices are common in the eastern parts of Kansas while lower rent rates are often available in northwestern areas.

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