Garden City, Kansas Population 2020

26,378

Garden City is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 26,378, it is the 15th largest city in Kansas and the 1453rd largest city in the United States. Garden City is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -1.05% 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 2,446 people per square mile.

The average household income in Garden City is $68,280 with a poverty rate of 15.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $790 per month, and the median house value is $136,500. The median age in Garden City is 30.4 years, 29.5 years for males, and 31.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.0 males.

Garden City Demographics

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

  • White: 78.57%
  • Other race: 9.45%
  • Asian: 5.38%
  • Black or African American: 3.34%
  • Two or more races: 3.01%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Garden City, Kansas is 26,378, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,546.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,658.

Garden City, Kansas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202040,076-239-0.60%
201940,315-239-0.59%
201840,554-239-0.59%
201740,793-72-0.18%
201640,865-279-0.68%
201541,144570.14%
201441,087780.19%
201341,009-89-0.22%
201241,098210.05%
201141,0771220.30%
201040,9550.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,06178.57%
Some Other Race2,5339.45%
Asian1,4415.38%
Black or African American8953.34%
Two or More Races8073.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native690.26%

Garden City Population Pyramid 2020

Garden City Median Age

30.4


Total

29.5


Male

31.6


Female

Garden City Adults

There are 18,764 adults, (2,881 of whom are seniors) in Garden City.

Garden City Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Garden City Sex Ratio

Female

12,952

48.32%

Male

13,854

51.68%

Garden City Households and Families

Garden City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Garden City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All58.5%41.5%
Male50.1%49.9%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Female38.4%61.6%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2142.8558.5
Married4,3023.6572.9
Non Family2,8971.2547.9
Female1,2303.538.4
Male7853.2850.1

3.43

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Garden City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,67216.89%
9th to 12th Grade2,15313.61%
High School Graduate3,47521.97%
Some College3,77623.87%
Associates Degree1,1277.12%
Bachelors Degree1,68610.66%
Graduate Degree9295.87%

Garden City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3636,7532,043
Hispanic6,6623,207397
Other Race1,31960499
Asian80729038
Black74952812
Multiple Races307275117
Native American555522

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 native american people with a rate of 40.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,937$40,617$26,431
Less Than High School$29,537$35,163$22,140
High School Grad$31,239$38,579$21,373
Some College$35,739$41,966$26,108
Bachelors Degree$42,448$52,150$37,169
Graduate Degree$55,625$62,778$48,750

$34,937

Average Earnings

$40,617

Average Male

$26,431

Average Female

Garden City Language

Garden City Language by Age

Garden City Language

53.60% of Garden City residents speak only English, while 46.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.19% of the population.

Garden City Poverty

Garden City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,4522,14615.95%
White10,0081,39213.91%
Other2,53352420.69%
Multiple75828036.94%
Black84819122.52%
Asian1,441845.83%

15.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.40%

Male Poverty Rate

16.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garden City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garden City is Multiple, with 36.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garden City is Asian, with 5.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.18%
High School12.32%
Some College12.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.37%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.15%
Male Unemployed39.42%
Female Employed11.93%
Male Employed5.23%

Garden City Income

Garden City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,305$68,280
Families$62,692$71,380
Married Families$77,117$84,664
Non Families$37,700$53,906

Garden City Marital Status

Garden City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Garden City Married by Age and Sex

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

Garden City Veterans

736

Number of Veterans

675

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam220
Second Gulf War144
First Gulf War128
Korea70
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White6144.10%
Hispanic1141.35%
Black556.88%
Indian3255.17%
Asian282.82%
2 or More71.92%

$Garden City Veterans by Education

1.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garden City Employment Status

72.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.2%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Garden City 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

52.57%

Born in Kansas

76.01%

Native Born

23.99%

Foreign Born

15.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

76.01% of Garden City residents were born in the United States, with 52.57% having been born in Kansas. 15.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202026,378-84-0.32%
201926,462-84-0.32%
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%