Garden Plain, Kansas

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Garden Plain, Kansas

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High Points

Garden Plain strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Garden Plain Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 9% Garden Plain Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 10% Garden Plain Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 10% Garden Plain People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Garden Plain Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Garden Plain, Kansas

Comparing Garden Plain to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Senior Citizens 4 3
Racial Diversity 4 4
Age of the Population 2 2
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 10
Median Family Income 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 6 3
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Garden Plain Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 19 miles W of Wichita, Kansas
County Sedgwick
Metro Area Wichita
Standard Zip Codes 67050
Phone Area Codes 316
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.658
Longitude -97.694

Garden Plain Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Distance 31.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches
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Garden Plain Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 797 100%
Male 404 50.7%
Female 393 49.3%
Under 18 275 34.5%
18+ 522 65.5%
65+ 112 14.1%
Median Age 33.7
Average Family Size 3.47
White 776 97.4%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.6%
Other 5 0.6%
Mixed Race 7 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.4%

Estimated Garden Plain Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 823
Growth 26
Growth % 3.3%

Garden Plain Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 59.8%
US/American 12.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
English 4.6%
Irish 3.2%
Scottish 1.7%
Dutch 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Greek 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Italian 1%
French Canadian 1%
Czech 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Garden Plain 797 $56,375
Andale 766 $53,702
Cheney 1,783 $51,591
Colwich 1,229 $58,068
Goddard 2,037 $53,690
Mount Hope 830 $45,625
Viola 211 $47,031

Garden Plain Public Libraries

Garden Plain Community Library
502 N. MAIN
Garden Plain, Kansas
(316) 535-2990

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Garden Plain High Schools (2004)

Serves 177 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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