Gardner, Illinois Population 2021

1,355
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Gardner is a city located in Grundy County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,355, it is the 568th largest city in Illinois and the 9095th largest city in the United States . Gardner is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -7.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,463 in 2010. Gardner reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Gardner has a population density of 465 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gardner is $87,567 with a poverty rate of 7.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $944 per month, and the median house value is $138,000. The median age in Gardner is 44.6 years, 44.7 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Gardner Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gardnerwas:

  • White: 96.03%
  • Asian: 2.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Gardner, Illinois is 1,355 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,381.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,463.

Gardner, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,28196.03%
Asian392.92%
Black or African American70.52%
Some Other Race50.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.15%
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Gardner Population by Race

Gardner Population Pyramid $2021

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Gardner Median Age

44.6


Total

44.7


Male

44.5


Female

Gardner Adults

There are 1,114 adults, (192 of whom are seniors) in Gardner.

Gardner Age Dependency

44.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardner Sex Ratio

Female

688

51.57%

Male

646

48.43%

Gardner Population by Age

Gardner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gardner Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family46.8%53.2%
Female62.7%37.3%
All76.6%23.4%
Married92%8%
Male100%0%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gardner Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5522.4276.6
Married3392.9592
Non Family1561.2746.8
Female512.4562.7
Male61.83100

2.81

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Gardner Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade394.01%
9th to 12th Grade383.91%
High School Graduate45346.56%
Some College24224.87%
Associates Degree848.63%
Bachelors Degree848.63%
Graduate Degree333.39%
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Gardner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gardner Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White923851103
Hispanic33305
Asian15159
Native American2

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.00%.

Gardner Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,050$65,368$36,731
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$36,181$63,438$30,417
Some College$53,571$63,438$46,705
Bachelors Degree$60,625$91,667$38,750
Graduate Degree$49,583$$62,250

$47,050

Average Earnings

$65,368

Average Male

$36,731

Average Female

Gardner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gardner Language by Age

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Gardner Language

93.67% of Gardner residents speak only English, while 6.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Gardner Language

Gardner Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,223867.03%
Hispanic631015.87%
Black7342.86%

7.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.26%

Male Poverty Rate

9.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardner is Black, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardner is White, with 7.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.80%.

Gardner Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School8.61%
Some College6.44%
Less Than 9th Grade3.90%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gardner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.08%
Male Unemployed19.40%
Male Employed4.46%
Female Employed4.00%

Gardner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gardner Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,333$87,567
Families$78,250$99,453
Married Families$88,250-
Non Families$41,250$55,010
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Income by Household Type

Gardner Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gardner Married by Age and Sex

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Gardner Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gardner Marital Status by Race

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Gardner Marital Status

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76

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War23
Vietnam15
Korea8
Second Gulf War2
World War II

Gardner Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+31
35 to 5424
65 to 7415
55 to 644
18 to 342

Gardner Veterans by Age

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Gardner Veterans by Race

Gardner Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardner Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

15.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gardner Employment by Age

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Gardner Employment by Race

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Gardner 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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79.46%

Born in Gardner

96.18%

Native Born

3.82%

Foreign Born

3.60%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.18% of Gardner residents were born in the United States, with 79.46% having been born in Illinois. 3.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gardner Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,355-13-0.95%
20201,368-13-0.94%
20191,381-13-0.93%
20181,394-7-0.50%
20171,401-7-0.50%
20161,408-14-0.98%
20151,422-11-0.77%
20141,433-9-0.62%
20131,442-9-0.62%
20121,451-7-0.48%
20111,458-6-0.41%
20101,4640.00%

Gardner Population by Year