Gardner, Kansas Population 2024

24,622

Gardner is a city located in Johnson County Kansas. Gardner has a 2024 population of 24,622. Gardner is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 5.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,417 in 2020.

The average household income in Gardner is $102,550 with a poverty rate of 6.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gardner is 31.3 years, 30.9 years for males, and 31.7 years for females.

Gardner Demographics

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

  • White: 80.85%
  • Two or more races: 6.52%
  • Black or African American: 6.48%
  • Asian: 3.21%
  • Other race: 2.51%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
10.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,393.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.15% (1,205)
The current population of Gardner, Kansas is 24,622 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,417.

Gardner, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,98980.85%
Two or more races1,5316.52%
Black or African American1,5216.48%
Asian7553.21%
Other race5892.51%
Native American1030.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gardner Population by Race

Gardner Population Pyramid 2024

Gardner Median Age

31.3

Total

30.9

Male

31.7

Female

Gardner Adults

There are 16,046 adults, (1,907 of whom are seniors) in Gardner.

Gardner Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardner Sex Ratio

Female11,87250.54%
Male11,61649.46%

Gardner Population by Age

Gardner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,8332.9769.330.7
Married4,5653.5883.216.8
Non Family1,9601.3448.351.7
Female9883.3548.651.4
Male3203.236535
showing: 5 rows

3.41

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gardner Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gardner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gardner Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 51.54%.

Gardner Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,692

Average Earnings

$63,517

Average Male

$42,391

Average Female

Gardner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gardner Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gardner Language

90.61% of Gardner residents speak only English, while 9.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.86% of the population.

Gardner Language

Gardner Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,0511,1106.15%
Multiple1,4941197.97%
Asian7339212.55%
Hispanic1,589563.52%
Black1,507533.52%
Native833036.14%
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6.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.9%

Male Poverty Rate

8.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardner is Native, with 36.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardner is Black, with 3.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.05%.

Gardner Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School6.83%
Less Than 9th Grade4.95%
Some College4.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%
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Gardner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.69%
Female Employed4.05%
Male Unemployed2.3%
Male Employed0.62%
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Gardner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gardner Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gardner Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gardner Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gardner 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 35-44.

Gardner Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gardner Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,174

Number of Veterans

1,147

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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Gardner Veterans by War

count

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Gardner Veterans by Age

count

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Gardner Veterans by Race

Gardner Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardner Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.9%

Labor Force Participation

75.5%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gardner Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gardner Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gardner Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

54.09%

Born in Gardner

95.18%

Native Born

4.82%

Foreign Born

2.32%

Non Citizen

2.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.18% of Gardner residents were born in the United States, with 54.09% having been born in Kansas. 2.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gardner Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925,6622080.82%
202825,4542080.82%
202725,2462080.83%
202625,0382080.84%
202524,8302080.84%
202424,6222080.85%
202324,4142080.86%
202224,2062080.87%
202123,9985812.48%
202023,4171,3566.15%
201922,0611910.87%
201821,8703031.4%
201721,5671900.89%
201621,3773441.64%
201521,0332641.27%
201420,7691590.77%
201320,6102471.21%
201220,3633521.76%
201120,0117964.14%
201019,2159,819104.5%
20009,3966,205194.45%
19903,191
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Gardner Population by Year