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Moving to a new community can be intimidating. Topeka makes living easier with a cost of living that is among the most affordable in the nation. More importantly, we are a city that wants to celebrate you for who you are. Topeka and Shawnee County is a diverse and inclusive community that values your authenticity and aspirations.

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Quality of Life

Topeka & Shawnee County is a great place for people across all walks of life, whether you’re beginning your career, starting a family or enjoying your golden years. Topekans enjoy the advantages of a smaller community while not sacrificing the culture and excitement of big city life!

Quality of life



Our city benefits from a highly educated and hard working pool of individuals. With top ranked universities including Topeka’s own Washburn University, as well as nearby University of Kansas and Kansas State University. Topeka grows our own future leaders and boasts a strong and skilled workforce for top tier companies.



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Topeka is a highly cost-effective location to reside in within the United States. To conduct a thorough comparison, you may utilize this calculator to evaluate the cost of living in Topeka in contrast to other cities throughout the US.

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