Gardner, Illinois Population 2022

1,346
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Gardner is a city located in Grundy County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,346, it is the 598th largest city in Illinois and the 13194th largest city in the United States. Gardner is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -5.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,429 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Gardner has a population density of 462 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gardner is $87,567 with a poverty rate of 6.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $815 per month, and the median house value is $145,400. 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: 87.96%
  • Two or more races: 8.68%
  • Asian: 3.01%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gardner, Illinois is 1,346 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,429.

Gardner, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Gardner Population by Race

Gardner Population Pyramid 2022

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Gardner Median Age

42.9


Total

44.4


Male

42.6


Female

Gardner Adults

There are 1,213 adults, (214 of whom are seniors) in Gardner.

Gardner Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardner Sex Ratio

Female

678

47.45%

Male

751

52.55%

Gardner Population by Age

Gardner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gardner Household Types

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gardner Households and Families

2.96

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Gardner Households by Type

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Gardner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gardner Educational Attainment by Race

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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 100.00%.

Gardner Educational Attainment by Race

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$47,880

Average Earnings

$67,440

Average Male

$40,968

Average Female

Gardner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gardner Language by Age

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Gardner Language

94.60% of Gardner residents speak only English, while 5.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.10% of the population.

Gardner Language

Gardner Poverty by Race

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6.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.06%

Male Poverty Rate

7.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardner is White, with 6.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardner is Hispanic, with 5.81% 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 8.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.24%.

Gardner Poverty

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Gardner Poverty Rate by Education

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Gardner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gardner Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Gardner Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

66.9%

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 35-44.

Gardner Marital Status by Race

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Gardner Marital Status

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144

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Gardner Veterans by War

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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

13.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardner Veterans by Education

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

19.8%

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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80.20%

Born in Gardner

96.57%

Native Born

3.43%

Foreign Born

3.22%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.57% of Gardner residents were born in the United States, with 80.20% having been born in Illinois. 3.22% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Gardner Population by Year