Garden City, Kansas Population 2021

26,282
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Garden City is a city located in Finney County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Finney County. With a 2020 population of 26,282, it is the 15th largest city in Kansas and the 1468th largest city in the United States . Garden City is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -1.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,658 in 2010. Garden City reached it's highest population of 28,451 in 2000. Spanning over 11 miles, Garden City has a population density of 2,437 people per square mile.

The average household income in Garden City is $68,657 with a poverty rate of 12.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $814 per month, and the median house value is $149,300. The median age in Garden City is 30.8 years, 30.3 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.

Garden City Demographics

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

  • White: 79.21%
  • Other race: 9.05%
  • Asian: 5.32%
  • Black or African American: 3.79%
  • Two or more races: 2.29%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Garden City, Kansas is 26,282 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,471.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,658.

Garden City, Kansas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202139,977-164-0.41%
202040,141-164-0.41%
201940,305-164-0.41%
201840,469-186-0.46%
201740,655-120-0.30%
201640,775-302-0.74%
201541,077200.05%
201441,057720.18%
201340,985-96-0.23%
201241,08180.02%
201141,0731190.29%
201040,9540.00%

Garden City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,10879.21%
Some Other Race2,4119.05%
Asian1,4185.32%
Black or African American1,0113.79%
Two or More Races6092.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.34%
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Garden City Population by Race

Garden City Population Pyramid $2021

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Garden City Median Age

30.8


Total

30.3


Male

31.4


Female

Garden City Adults

There are 18,772 adults, (3,046 of whom are seniors) in Garden City.

Garden City Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Garden City Sex Ratio

Female

12,780

47.96%

Male

13,867

52.04%

Garden City Population by Age

Garden City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Garden City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.1%27.9%
All59.7%40.3%
Male54.4%45.6%
Non Family50.3%49.7%
Female40.1%59.9%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Garden City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2962.859.7
Married4,3703.6572.1
Non Family3,0891.2450.3
Female1,0853.5540.1
Male7523.2454.4

3.48

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Garden City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,76717.49%
9th to 12th Grade1,99812.63%
High School Graduate3,52522.28%
Some College3,69323.34%
Associates Degree1,2047.61%
Bachelors Degree1,65710.47%
Graduate Degree9766.17%
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Garden City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Garden City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,3276,7512,106
Hispanic6,7243,232368
Other Race1,19661892
Asian79924728
Black78263711
2+ Races228228104
Native American856032

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 45.61%.

Garden City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,205$43,303$27,741
Less Than 9th Grade$31,275$37,576$25,108
High School Graduate$32,345$39,577$21,250
Some College$38,479$50,222$27,511
Bachelors Degree$47,587$53,938$41,008
Graduate Degree$55,436$63,250$50,057

$37,205

Average Earnings

$43,303

Average Male

$27,741

Average Female

Garden City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Garden City Language by Age

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Garden City Language

52.66% of Garden City residents speak only English, while 47.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.53% of the population.

Garden City Language

Garden City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,4331,83313.65%
White9,8771,07510.88%
Other2,38637715.80%
Black95415516.25%
Multiple57415026.13%
Asian1,417825.79%

12.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.95%

Male Poverty Rate

13.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garden City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garden City is Multiple, with 26.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garden City is Asian, with 5.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.33%.

Garden City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.26%
High School10.92%
Some College9.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.64%

Garden City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.62%
Male Unemployed14.43%
Female Employed8.44%
Male Employed5.30%

Garden City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Garden City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,987$68,657
Families$67,750$76,263
Married Families$79,902-
Non Families$38,596$47,093
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Income by Household Type

Garden City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Garden City Married by Age and Sex

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Garden City 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 Marital Status by Race

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Garden City Marital Status

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784

Number of Veterans

712

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam285
First Gulf War154
Second Gulf War104
Korea83
World War II43

Garden City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+212
65 to 74210
55 to 64147
35 to 54136
18 to 3479

Garden City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6784.47%
Hispanic1241.46%
Asian444.46%
Black303.43%
Native American2630.59%
2+ Races62.27%

Garden City Veterans by Race

Garden City Veterans by Education

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1.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garden City Veterans by Education

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72.3%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Garden City Employment by Age

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Garden City Employment by Race

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Garden City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.45%

Born in Garden City

75.22%

Native Born

24.78%

Foreign Born

15.56%

Non Citizen

9.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.22% of Garden City residents were born in the United States, with 53.45% having been born in Kansas. 15.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Garden City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,282-63-0.24%
202026,345-63-0.24%
201926,408-63-0.24%
201826,471-149-0.56%
201726,620-126-0.47%
201626,746-198-0.73%
201526,944120.04%
201426,932270.10%
201326,905-37-0.14%
201226,942-14-0.05%
201126,9561100.41%
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%

Garden City Population by Year