Gardner, Kansas Population 2021

22,441
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Gardner is a city located in Johnson County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 22,441, it is the 18th largest city in Kansas and the 1698th largest city in the United States . Gardner is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 17.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,123 in 2010. Gardner reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 10 miles, Gardner has a population density of 2,181 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gardner is $84,169 with a poverty rate of 6.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,066 per month, and the median house value is $189,100. The median age in Gardner is 32.3 years, 31.4 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.

Gardner Demographics

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

  • White: 87.50%
  • Two or more races: 5.50%
  • Black or African American: 3.28%
  • Other race: 1.71%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Gardner, Kansas is 22,441 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,031.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,123.

Gardner, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,83887.50%
Two or More Races1,1845.50%
Black or African American7063.28%
Some Other Race3691.71%
Asian3281.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native890.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.07%
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Gardner Population by Race

Gardner Population Pyramid $2021

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Gardner Median Age

32.3


Total

31.4


Male

32.9


Female

Gardner Adults

There are 14,501 adults, (1,617 of whom are seniors) in Gardner.

Gardner Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardner Sex Ratio

Female

11,093

51.53%

Male

10,435

48.47%

Gardner Population by Age

Gardner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gardner Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family38.4%61.6%
Female45.8%54.2%
All65.9%34.1%
Male70.4%29.6%
Married80.8%19.2%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gardner Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2192.9665.9
Married4,1683.4480.8
Non Family1,5551.2638.4
Female1,0673.2345.8
Male4293.7770.4

3.32

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

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Gardner Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1110.86%
9th to 12th Grade6164.77%
High School Graduate3,04123.55%
Some College3,30425.58%
Associates Degree1,2489.66%
Bachelors Degree3,38426.20%
Graduate Degree1,2119.38%
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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
White11,11610,6564,175
Hispanic76458686
Black490448154
2+ Races39036296
Other Race24314321
Asian17817177
Native American64527

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.26%.

Gardner Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,175$52,799$37,145
Less Than 9th Grade$38,191$43,125$26,563
High School Graduate$37,467$41,315$29,369
Some College$43,286$50,858$34,418
Bachelors Degree$54,060$59,634$45,288
Graduate Degree$54,279$67,232$51,224

$45,175

Average Earnings

$52,799

Average Male

$37,145

Average Female

Gardner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gardner Language by Age

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Gardner Language

92.03% of Gardner residents speak only English, while 7.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.69% of the population.

Gardner Language

Gardner Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,5601,1226.39%
Multiple1,18419616.55%
Hispanic1,6041006.23%
Native862326.74%
Black70050.71%

6.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.86%

Male Poverty Rate

8.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardner is Native, with 26.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardner is Black, with 0.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.56%.

Gardner Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.86%
High School9.58%
Some College5.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%

Gardner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.76%
Male Unemployed13.49%
Female Employed3.90%
Male Employed2.24%

Gardner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gardner Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,180$84,169
Families$83,865$92,103
Married Families$94,267-
Non Families$38,887$46,699
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Income by Household Type

Gardner Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

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 55-64, 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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1,183

Number of Veterans

1,181

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War485
First Gulf War441
Vietnam280
Korea82
World War II13

Gardner Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54498
65 to 74213
18 to 34183
75+155
55 to 64134

Gardner Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0358.06%
2+ Races6511.73%
Asian4520.27%
Native American2532.47%
Hispanic131.30%
Black132.48%

Gardner Veterans by Race

Gardner Veterans by Education

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4.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardner Veterans by Education

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78%

Labor Force Participation

75.4%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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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56.59%

Born in Gardner

95.99%

Native Born

4.01%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

2.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.99% of Gardner residents were born in the United States, with 56.59% having been born in Kansas. 1.83% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122,4412050.92%
202022,2362050.93%
201922,0312050.94%
201821,8262941.37%
201721,5321840.86%
201621,3483371.60%
201521,0112581.24%
201420,7531570.76%
201320,5962411.18%
201220,3553511.75%
201120,0047924.12%
201019,2129,8167.41%
20009,3966,20511.40%
19903,1910.00%

Gardner Population by Year