Kansas State University, commonly shortened to Kansas State or K-State, is a public research university with its main campus in Manhattan, Kansas, United States. Kansas State was opened as the state's land-grant college in 1863 – the first public institution of higher learning in the state of Kansas.
The state of Kansas has a population of 2,795,041, and is formerly abbreviated as KS. Kansas has 1,085,567 households in the state, with an average of 2.5 people living in each of them. Of the 2,795,041 people living in Kansas, 49.54% are male, 50.46% are female, 60.33% are married and 39.67% are single. 62.58% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $122,660 in the state.
Air quality in Kansas is rated at 84.2/100, and water quality at 40/100. There are 200.6 physicians in Kansas per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 6.40% in the state and the sales tax rate is 6.95%.
Average income per household in Kansas is $48,268. 11.95% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 20.83% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.43% earn more than $500,000 per year.