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Population (year 2000): 28,451. Estimated population in July 2005: 27,098 (-4.8% change)
Males: 14,403 (50.6%), Females: 14,048 (49.4%)

Finney County

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Median resident age: 28.6 years
Median household income: $37,752 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,700 (year 2000)

Garden City, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Garden City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.8%)
  • Hispanic (43.9%)
  • Other race (22.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Vietnamese (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.4%), United States (9.1%), Irish (5.9%), English (4.8%), French (1.8%), Dutch (1.6%).City, Kansas

Elevation: 2839 feet

Land area: 8.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Garden City

  • High school or higher: 66.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garden City city

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

22.5% Foreign born (19.5% Latin America, 2.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,549 (+24.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Amarillo, (203.5 miles 516FreeRealEstateInfo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: KS Wichita, (243.2 miles pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (454.5 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: KS (8.4 miles Holcomb, KS (18.6 miles Deerfield, KS (27.2 miles Lakin, KS Ingalls, (29.9 miles KS (34.1 miles Copeland, KS Sublette, (34.3 miles City, KS Scott (35.0 miles KS (37.3 miles Cimarron,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $152,600

Latitude: 37.98 N, Longitude: 100.86 W

Area code: 620

Garden City, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.9%), Educational,health and social services (20.2%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,772 (-6.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,863 (61.3%)

Crime in Garden City by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 0 2
    per 100,000 10.5 0.0 7.0
Rapes 24 18 14
    per 100,000 84.4 63.3 49.2
Robberies 24 11 14
    per 100,000 84.4 38.7 49.2
Assaults 132 161 92
    per 100,000 464.0 565.9 323.4
Burglaries 341 380 207
    per 100,000 1198.6 1335.6 727.6
Thefts 1,408 1,349 1,099
    per 100,000 4948.9 4741.5 3862.8
Auto thefts 86 94 55
    per 100,000 302.3 330.4 193.3
468.4 459.7 327.1

Average climate in Garden City, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Garden City-area historical tornado activity is below Kansas state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1995, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Garden City city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1951, a category 3 tornado 11.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Kurt Bangle - College basketball player (Wichita State Shockers).


Hospital/medical center in Garden City:
  • ST CATHERINE HOSPITAL (410 E WALNUT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Garden City:
  • KEARNY COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; LAKIN, KS)
  • SATANTA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 35 miles; SATANTA, KS)
  • SCOTT COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; SCOTT CITY, KS)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Garden City:
  • GARDEN CITY REGIONAL (about 11 miles; GARDEN CITY, KS; ID: GCK)
  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 65 miles; LIBERAL, KS; ID: LBL)
  • DODGE CITY REGIONAL (about 66 miles; DODGE CITY, KS; ID: DDC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Garden City:
  • INGALLS MUNI (about 25 miles; INGALLS, KS; ID: 30K)
  • LAKIN (about 27 miles; LAKIN, KS; ID: 36K)
  • SCOTT CITY MUNI (about 34 miles; SCOTT CITY, KS; ID: TQK)

Amtrak station:
GARDEN CITY (100 N. 7TH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 3 $5,386 $21,544 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $30,651 $24,520 0 $0
Airports 6 $15,102 $30,204 3 $2,648
Solid Waste Management 20 $44,276 $26,565 0 $0
Sewerage 12 $29,544 $29,544 1 $1,501
Parks and Recreation 35 $72,010 $24,689 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $10,461 $31,383 0 $0
Water Supply 13 $38,116 $35,184 0 $0
Electric Power 20 $64,664 $38,798 1 $759
Other and Unallocable 19 $48,987 $30,939 1 $151
Police Protection - Officers 53 $190,358 $43,099 0 $0
Financial Administration 12 $33,385 $33,385 4 $2,845
Other Government Administration 12 $47,871 $47,871 1 $1,229
Judicial and Legal 9 $23,927 $31,902 1 $1,202
Police - Other 32 $75,801 $28,425 0 $0
Firefighters 24 $71,076 $35,538 0 $0
Totals for Government 289 $801,615 $33,285 12 $10,335
College/University in Garden City:
  • GARDEN CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,225; Location: 801 CAMPUS DR; Public; Website: www.gccc.cc.ks.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garden City:
  • FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 124 miles; HAYS, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,572)
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 147 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 204 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 205 miles; AMARILLO, TX; FT enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 219 miles; CANYON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,476)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 225 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; FT enrollment: 4,360)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 234 miles; KEARNEY, NE; FT enrollment: 5,588)
Public high school in Garden City:
  • GARDEN CITY SR HIGH (Students: 1,985; Location: 1412 N MAIN; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Garden City:
  • KENNETH HENDERSON MIDDLE (Students: 571; Location: 2406 FLEMING; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CHARLES O STONES INTERMEDIATE CTR (Students: 567; Location: 401 N JENNIE BARKER RD; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • ABE HUBERT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 557; Location: 1205 A STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BERNADINE SITTS INTERMEDIATE CTR (Students: 540; Location: 3101 N BELMONT; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • VICTOR ORNELAS ELEM (Students: 527; Location: 3401 E SPRUCE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • FLORENCE WILSON ELEM (Students: 501; Location: 1709 LABRADOR BLVD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • BUFFALO JONES ELEM (Students: 401; Location: 708 TAYLOR AVE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • ALTA BROWN ELEM (Students: 384; Location: 1110 EAST PINE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • EDITH SCHEUERMAN ELEM (Students: 317; Location: 1901 WILCOX; Grades: PK - 04)
  • GARFIELD ELEM (Students: 313; Location: 121 WEST WALNUT; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Garden City:
  • ST DOMINIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 212; Location: 617 J C STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 92; Location: 503 W ST JOHN STREET; Grades: KG - 4)
  • GARDEN CITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 2595 JENNIE BARKER RD. PO BOX; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Garden City:
  • FINNEY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $829,834; Location: 605 E. WALNUT STREET; 135,888 books; 3,403 audio materials; 5,118 video materials; 297 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Valley View Cemetery (1).

Park in Garden City: Finnup Park (1).


Garden City compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Garden City:
  • KBUF (1030 AM; 1 kW; HOLCOMB, KS; Owner: KBUF PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIUL (1240 AM; 1 kW; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS LTD.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Garden City:
  • KANZ (91.1 FM; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC)
  • KKJQ (97.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: KBUF PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSH (96.3 FM; INGALLS, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KJIL (99.1 FM; COPELAND, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KSSA (105.9 FM; INGALLS, KS; Owner: KBUF PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYBD (98.1 FM; COPELAND, KS; Owner: MAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZRD (93.9 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Garden City:
  • K39FW (Channel 39; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KSNG (Channel 11; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KAAS-LP (Channel 31; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSWK (Channel 3; LAKIN, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KUPK-TV (Channel 13; GARDEN CITY, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

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