Quick Facts About Manhattan, Kansas

Population

Manhattan 56,078
Tri County (Riley, Pottowatomie and Geary) 137,500

Riley County Sales Tax Receipts

2015  $10,098,907.64

Retail Sales

2010  $944,080,000.00

Payrolls

K-State: $340 million
Fort Riley: $1.17 billion (varies depending on troop allocations)
USD 383: $38 million
NBAF: Estimated $30 million at opening in 2022 timeframe

Adjacent to Fort Riley Military Installation

Troop strength approx 18,500, Dependants approx 24,600

NBAF Project (National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility)

The decision was recorded in the Congressional Record on January 16,
2009 making the selection of Manhattan Kansas the œofficial choice.

Timelines

NBAF con-Ops Projections* www.ksu.edu/nbaf

Quick Numbers

  • $1.25 billion, 707,000 sq. ft. facility
  • 3,000 construction jobs during building period
  • $180 million in construction labor income
  • 500+ employees; 300+ will be research jobs
  • $30 million annual payroll
  • $125 million annual operating budget ($342,000/day)
  • Expected $3.5 billion economic impact in first 20 years

Other Construction Projects

Fort Riley Hospital $404 million
USD 383 School Bond Issue $90 million (passed by voters 11/08)