Garden City, KS

Add Comparison

Population

26,900

0.0594% decline

Median Age

30.3


Median Household Income

$50,298

3.19% growth

Poverty Rate

16.2%


Number of Employees

13,484

1.31% growth

Median Property Value

$125,600

2.61% growth

About

In 2017, Garden City, KS had a population of 26.9k people with a median age of 30.3 and a median household income of $50,298. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Garden City, KS declined from 26,916 to 26,900, a -0.0594% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,743 to $50,298, a 3.19% increase.

The population of Garden City, KS is 49.9% Hispanic or Latino, 39.5% White Alone, and 5.26% Asian Alone. 43.3% of the people in Garden City, KS speak a non-English language, and 84.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Garden City, KS are Garden City Community College (361 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Garden City, KS is $125,600, and the homeownership rate is 59.2%. Most people in Garden City, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Garden City, KS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Garden City, KS employs 13.5k people. The largest industries in Garden City, KS are Manufacturing (2,681 people), Retail Trade (1,780 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,600 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,875), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,000), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,125).

Median household income in Garden City, KS is $50,298. Males in Garden City, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Garden City, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,298

2017 value

± $2,071

3.19%

1 Year Growth

± 5.75%

Households in Garden City, KS have a median annual income of $50,298, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,743 in 2016, which represents a 3.19% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in Garden City, KS compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Kansas.

$60,808

Average Male Salary

± $1,876

$43,397

Average Female Salary

± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Garden City, KS made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Garden City, KS by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Kansas.

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $49,738 ± $7,478

  2. White

    $46,915 ± $1,173

  3. American Indian

    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Garden City, KS workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Garden City, KS by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Garden City, KS is from Kansas.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kansas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9605.03

  2. Census Tract 9604.01

  3. Census Tract 9604.04

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Garden City, KS was Census Tract 9605.03 with a value of $115,625, followed by Census Tract 9604.01 and Census Tract 9604.04, with respective values of $71,818 and $58,242.

The following map shows all of the places in Garden City, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Garden City, KS (4.28k out of 26.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,908 ± 380

  2. Hispanic

    2,466 ± 363

  3. Other

    728 ± 202

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Garden City, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

13.5k

2017 Value

± 738

1.31%

1 Year growth

± 7.59%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Garden City, KS grew at a rate of 1.31%, from 13.3k employees to 13.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Garden City, KS, are Production Occupations (1,886 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,886 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (989 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Garden City, KS.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Garden City, KS, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,886 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,886 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (989 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Garden City, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.97 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.41 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.16 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Garden City, KS, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($121,576), Management Occupations ($74,107), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($65,938).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

13.5k

2017 Value

± 738

1.31%

1 Year growth

± 7.59%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Garden City, KS grew at a rate of 1.31%, from 13.3k employees to 13.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Garden City, KS, are Manufacturing (2,681 people), Retail Trade (1,780 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,600 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Garden City, KS, though some of these residents may live in Garden City, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Garden City, KS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,681 people), Retail Trade (1,780 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,600 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Garden City, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.12 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.22 times), and Utilities (2.06 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Garden City, KS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($71,875), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,000), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,125).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.8B

  2. $24.1B

  3. $22B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.8B, followed by Cereal grains with $24.1B and Coal-n.e.c. and $22B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Kansas state.

$245B

2015 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kansas trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $357B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.9B

  2. $18.4B

  3. $17.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $18.4B and Nebraska and $17.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

86.4% of the population of Garden City, KS has health coverage, with 52.3% on employee plans, 15.4% on Medicaid, 7.87% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.232% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Garden City, KS was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Garden City, KS see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1764 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 556 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Kansas.

1,320 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,320 patients per year. This represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1,333 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kansas in comparison to neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Kansas.

$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

13.6%

Uninsured

52.3%

Employer Coverage

15.4%

Medicaid

7.87%

Medicare

10.6%

Non-Group

0.232%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Garden City, KS declined by 3.66% from 14.1% to 13.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Garden City, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Garden City, KS is home to a population of 26.9k people, from which 84.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 23.1% of Garden City, KS residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Garden City, KS is composed of 13.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (49.9%), 10.6k White Alone residents (39.5%), 1.41k Asian Alone residents (5.26%), 744 Black or African American Alone residents (2.77%), 615 Two or More Races residents (2.29%), 74 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.275%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Garden City, KS are Spanish or Spanish Creole (8,961 speakers), Other Asian Languages (631 speakers), and Vietnamese (396 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

25

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Garden City, KS was 30.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Garden City, KS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Garden City, KS residents was 30.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

23.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

22.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 23.1% of Garden City, KS residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Garden City, KS was 22.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Garden City, KS compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    85,360 ± 7,067 people

  2. India

    11,676 ± 2,648 people

  3. Vietnam

    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Garden City, KS was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Garden City, KS residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

84.5%

2017 Citizenship

84.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.5% of Garden City, KS residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Garden City, KS was 84.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Garden City, KS compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    13.4k ± 957

  2. White Alone

    10.6k ± 377

  3. Asian Alone

    1.41k ± 165

In 2017, there were 1.26 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (13.4k people) in Garden City, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k White Alone and 1.41k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Garden City, KS as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    8,961 speakers (36.6%)

  2. Other Asian Languages

    631 speakers (2.58%)

  3. Vietnamese

    396 speakers (1.62%)

43.3% of Garden City, KS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Garden City, KS was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 36.6% of the overall population of Garden City, KS are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.58% speak Other Asian Languages and 1.62% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    278 ± 90

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    153 ± 80

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    122 ± 78

Garden City, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.82 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2016, universities in Garden City, KS awarded 361 degrees. The student population of Garden City, KS is skewed towards women, with 944 male students and 1,109 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Garden City, KS are Hispanic or Latino (159 and 44.4%), followed by White (156 and 43.6%), Black or African American (22 and 6.15%), and Asian (10 and 2.79%).

The largest universities in Garden City, KS by number of degrees awarded are Garden City Community College (361 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Garden City, KS are General Business (41 and 11.4%), General Studies (35 and 9.7%), and Welding Technology (33 and 9.14%).

The median tuition costs in Garden City, KS are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 41 degrees awarded

  2. 35 degrees awarded

  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Garden City, KS was General Business with 41 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Garden City, KS according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

361 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Garden City, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Garden City Community College with 361 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Gender for Common Institutions

174

Degrees Awarded to Men

187

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 174 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Garden City, KS, which is 0.93 times less than the 187 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Garden City, KS by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    159 degrees awarded

  2. White

    156 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Garden City, KS were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 159 degrees mean that there were 1.02 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 156 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Garden City, KS was $125,600 in 2017, which is 0.577 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $122,400 to $125,600, a 2.61% increase. The homeownership rate in Garden City, KS is 59.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Garden City, KS have an average commute time of 13.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Garden City, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$50,298

Median Household Income

± $2,071

9.17k

Number of Households

± 608

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.17k households in Garden City, KS grew to $50,298 from the previous year's value of $48,743.

The following chart displays the households in Garden City, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing

Property Value

$125,600

2017 Median

± $5,905

$122,400

2016 Median

± $4,741

In 2017, the median property value in Garden City, KS grew to to $125,600 from the previous year's value of $122,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Garden City, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Garden City, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Garden City, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Garden City, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

59.2%

2017 Homeownership

58.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.2% of the housing units in Garden City, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Garden City, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Garden City, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Garden City, KS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

13.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Garden City, KS have a shorter commute time (13.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1% of the workforce in Garden City, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Garden City, KS compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81%

  2. Carpooled

    14.2%

  3. Walked

    1.84%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Garden City, KS was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart