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Why Kansas is a great place to live

If you’re looking for a great place to live, Kansas should definitely be on your list. The state has a lot to offer, including a strong economy, low cost of living, and a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities. It’s also home to a number of world-class universities, museums, and cultural attractions. Read on for more information.

One of the best things about living in Kansas is the low cost of living. The state has the third-lowest cost of living in the United States, according to the Council for Community and Economic Research. Housing, food, and transportation costs are all below the national average. This means that your money will go further in Kansas, and you’ll be able to afford a higher quality of life.

The economy in Kansas is strong and growing, with a diverse range of industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, aviation, and healthcare. The state has a low unemployment rate, and the median household income is above the national average.

Kansas is also home to a number of world-class universities, including the University of Kansas, Kansas State University, and Wichita State University. These universities offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, and they are known for their academic excellence.

Kansas has many cultural and recreational activities, including museums, art galleries, and theaters. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is one of the largest art museums in the United States, housing a collection of over 40,000 works of art. Kansas City Zoo is one of the largest zoos in the country with over 1,700 animals. There are also many parks and recreation areas, such as state parks, national forests, and lakes.

The state is also famous for being the setting of the hugely successful Wizard of Oz book and movie. The state celebrates its connection to the movie with a variety of events and attractions, including the Oz Museum in Wamego where you’ll be transported to the yellow brick road into the technicolor world of Oz! People from all over the globe travel to visit this museum every year to catch a glimpse of exclusive exhibits and props from the original MGM 1939 movie production. It’s a must-see!

If you’re a sports fan, you won’t be disappointed! Kansas is home to a number of professional sports teams, including the Kansas City Chiefs – one of the top American football teams in the country and the 2023 NFL Super Bowl champions.

Here are some more reasons why living in Kansas is great:

  • The people are friendly. You’ll find that Kansans are welcoming and helpful, and they’ll make you feel at home in their state.
  • The state is home to a variety of beautiful landscapes, from rolling hills to lush forests.
  • There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, fishing, and camping.
  • The state has a strong sense of community.

If you’re looking for a great place to call home, Kansas should be at the top of your list. As Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz says, ‘There’s no place like home!’

Interested in living and working in Kansas?

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