Gardner, Kansas Population 2020

22,259

Gardner is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 22,259, it is the 19th largest city in Kansas and the 1696th largest city in the United States. Gardner is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 16.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,123 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Gardner has a population density of 2,164 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gardner is $82,119 with a poverty rate of 5.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,056 per month, and the median house value is $178,700. The median age in Gardner is 32.2 years, 32.1 years for males, and 32.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males.

Gardner Demographics

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

  • White: 87.55%
  • Two or more races: 5.12%
  • Black or African American: 3.03%
  • Asian: 2.28%
  • Other race: 1.42%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Gardner, Kansas is 22,259, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,871.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,123.

Gardner, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,69387.55%
Two or More Races1,0935.12%
Black or African American6463.03%
Asian4862.28%
Some Other Race3041.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native1040.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.12%

Gardner Population Pyramid 2020

Gardner Median Age

32.2


Total

32.1


Male

32.4


Female

Gardner Adults

There are 14,132 adults, (1,398 of whom are seniors) in Gardner.

Gardner Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

11

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardner Sex Ratio

Female

11,078

51.89%

Male

10,273

48.11%

Gardner Households and Families

Gardner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gardner Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
Male69.9%30.1%
All65.8%34.2%
Female44.7%55.3%
Non Family42.3%57.7%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1252.9765.8
Married4,1923.4978.9
Non Family1,5951.2442.3
Female9263.4444.7
Male4123.3669.9

3.37

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gardner Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade650.51%
9th to 12th Grade4563.57%
High School Graduate3,16824.82%
Some College3,30125.86%
Associates Degree1,39810.95%
Bachelors Degree3,29125.78%
Graduate Degree1,0858.50%

Gardner Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,86910,5313,967
Hispanic752628109
Black475447110
Multiple Races41340094
Asian26325781
Other Race20215521
Native American766415

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,350$50,865$36,150
Less Than High School$35,000$36,438$24,063
High School Grad$36,376$39,344$26,531
Some College$41,903$50,023$34,282
Bachelors Degree$52,453$59,571$41,267
Graduate Degree$56,667$74,400$52,195

$43,350

Average Earnings

$50,865

Average Male

$36,150

Average Female

Gardner Language

Gardner Language by Age

Gardner Language

92.38% of Gardner residents speak only English, while 7.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.81% of the population.

Gardner Poverty

Gardner Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,3048785.07%
Multiple1,03219819.19%
Hispanic1,592855.34%
Native993131.31%
Black64040.63%

5.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.79%

Male Poverty Rate

7.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardner is Native, with 31.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardner is Black, with 0.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.35%
High School8.02%
Some College3.82%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.86%
Male Unemployed13.43%
Female Employed3.05%
Male Employed1.43%

Gardner Income

Gardner Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$75,985$82,119
Families$82,860$89,307
Married Families$90,408-
Non Families$38,759$49,285

Gardner Marital Status

Gardner Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gardner Married by Age and Sex

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

Gardner Veterans

1,160

Number of Veterans

1,134

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War449
Second Gulf War424
Vietnam271
Korea57
World War II11
Name Veterans % of Total
White9827.85%
2 or More8918.62%
Asian5618.12%
Hispanic222.28%
Black204.02%
Indian1313.68%

$Gardner Veterans by Education

4.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardner Employment Status

78%

Labor Force Participation

75.2%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gardner 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

57.22%

Born in Kansas

96.05%

Native Born

3.95%

Foreign Born

1.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.05% of Gardner residents were born in the United States, with 57.22% having been born in Kansas. 1.70% 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
202022,2591940.88%
201922,0651940.89%
201821,8712831.31%
201721,5881940.91%
201621,3943421.62%
201521,0522631.27%
201420,7891630.79%
201320,6262531.24%
201220,3733591.79%
201120,0147984.15%
201019,2169,8207.42%
20009,3966,20511.40%
19903,1910.00%