First-Class Cities

Overland Park has the lowest mill levy rate of any first class city in Kansas for 2016 budget.

 

Rank City 2015 Population Mill Levy Rate Difference from OP
1 Overland Park 184,525 12.848 0.000
2 Leawood 34,579 24.513 10.713
3 Olathe 134,305 24.708 10.908
4 Shawnee 65,046 26.611 12.811
5 Salina 47,813 27.603

13.803

6 Leavenworth 35,980 28.743 14.943
7 Prairie Village* 21,877 31.240 17.440
8 Garden City 27,005 31.457 17.657
9 Lenexa 52,490 31.828 18.028
10 Lawrence 93,917

32.018

18.218
11 Wichita 389,965 32.625 18.825
12 Topeka 127,265 39.927 26.127
13 Kansas City 151,306 41.875 28.075
14 Emporia 24,649

42.947

29.147
15 Hutchinson 41,569 43.984 30.184
16 Manhattan 56,308 48.023 34.223
17 Junction City 24,621 48.089 34.289
18 Fort Scott 7,838 48.186

34.386

19 Dodge City 27,912 51.021 37.221
20 Coffeyville 9,669 51.061 37.261
21 Pittsburg 20,409 51.539 37.739
22 Liberal 20,746 51.789 37.989
23 Atchison 10,721 53.949 40.149
24 Parsons 10,090 54.617 40.817
25 Newton

19,216

57.121 43.321

*Includes fire service levy of 11.769 mills

Source: League of Kansas Municipalities