Garden City, Kansas Population 2019

Garden City, Kansas's estimated population is 26,546 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Garden City, Kansas is the 15th largest city in Kansas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2461.34 people/mi² (950.33 people/km²).

The overall median age is 30.3 years, 29.3 years for males, and 31.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.87 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Garden City, Kansas is $50,298, while the mean household income is $66,162.

Garden City Ks Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Garden City Ks was:

  • White: 74.96%
  • Other race: 12.43%
  • Asian: 5.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.51%
  • Black or African American: 2.91%
  • Native American: 0.93%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Garden City, Kansas?

26,546
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201826,546-186-0.70%
201726,732-84-0.31%
201626,816-183-0.68%
201526,999400.15%
201426,959290.11%
201326,930-27-0.10%
201226,957-3-0.01%
201126,9601140.42%
201026,846-1,605-0.58%
200028,4514,3541.67%
199024,0975,8412.81%
198018,2563,4662.13%
197014,7902,9792.27%
196011,8119060.80%
195010,9054,6205.67%
19406,2851640.26%
19306,1212,2734.75%
19203,8486771.95%
19103,1710.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,165
Some Other Race3,344
Asian1,414
Two or More Races943
Black or African American783
American Indian and Alaska Native251

Garden City Ks Population Pyramid 2019

Garden City Ks Median Age

30.3


Total

29.3


Male

31.6


Female

Garden City Ks Adults

There are 18,617 adults, (2,845 of whom are seniors) in Garden City Ks.

Garden City Ks Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Garden City Ks Sex Ratio

Female

13,107

48.72%

Male

13,793

51.28%

Garden City Ks Households and Families

Garden City Ks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Garden City Ks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.4%27.6%
All59.2%40.8%
Male53.9%46.1%
Non Family48.9%51.1%
Female40%60%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1742.8759.2
Married4,3743.6972.4
Non Family2,6491.2248.9
Female1,3513.3340
Male8003.0853.9

3.4

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Garden City Ks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,61916.60%
9th to 12th Grade2,05613.03%
High School Graduate3,63423.04%
Some College3,56522.60%
Associates Degree1,2818.12%
Bachelors Degree1,77511.25%
Graduate Degree8455.36%

Garden City Ks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,4756,7822,006
Hispanic6,5623,368387
Other Race1,576838100
Asian77124855
Black61837115
Multiple Races402367159
Native American12512528

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 39.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,536$37,799$26,115
Less Than High School$28,075$30,199$23,140
High School Grad$29,071$36,627$20,274
Some College$32,908$42,688$26,079
Bachelors Degree$46,208$51,239$37,482
Graduate Degree$49,671$59,167$48,051

$32,536

Average Earnings

$37,799

Average Male

$26,115

Average Female

Garden City Ks Language

Garden City Ks Language by Age

Garden City Ks Language

55.00% of Garden City Ks residents speak only English, while 45.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.36% of the population.

Garden City Ks Poverty

Garden City Ks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,3592,46618.46%
White10,2351,38413.52%
Other3,34472821.77%
Multiple90632936.31%
Black71913018.08%
Native24612550.81%
Asian1,414634.46%

16.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.64%

Male Poverty Rate

17.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garden City Ks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garden City Ks is Native, with 50.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garden City Ks is Asian, with 4.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.70%
High School13.54%
Some College12.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.60%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.50%
Male Unemployed29.43%
Female Employed12.68%
Male Employed7.24%

Garden City Ks Income

Garden City Ks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,298$66,162
Families$54,390$67,488
Married Families$69,935$80,378
Non Families$37,308$54,712

Garden City Ks Marital Status

Garden City Ks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Garden City Ks Married by Age and Sex

Garden City Ks Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Garden City Ks Marital Status by Race

Garden City Ks Veterans

849

Number of Veterans

775

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam299
First Gulf War174
Second Gulf War122
Korea90
World War II8

Garden City Ks Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7054.89%
Hispanic1211.48%
Black456.79%
Indian3829.46%
Other251.27%
Asian212.19%
2 or More153.12%

Garden City Ks Veterans by Education

4.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garden City Ks Employment Status

72.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.3%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Garden City Ks Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.88%

Born in Kansas

76.86%

Native Born

23.14%

Foreign Born

15.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

76.86% of Garden City Ks residents were born in the United States, with 52.88% having been born in Kansas. 15.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.