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People

Total Population 1,534
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 670
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 51.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,625
% Above Poverty Level 85%
% Below Poverty Level 15%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $500
Median House Value $92,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 23%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Garden City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles S of Independence, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles SE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Cass
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64747
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.561
Longitude -94.191

Garden City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BUTLER
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station WARRENSBURG 4 NW
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station PAOLA
Distance 37.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Garden City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Latour (64747)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Archie 1,359 $60,250
Blairstown 125 $0
Creighton 320 $50,385
East Lynne 248 $26,875
Harrisonville 10,003 $52,017

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
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  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
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  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
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  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
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  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Common Core State Standards Instructional Leader
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: The Inclusive Classroom (SPED)
  • Higher Education (EDD)
  • Concordia pursues online learning with the same passion and commitment to excellence that has marked our 110-year history. Our online degrees provides the same high academic standards as our on-campus.
  • #1 in M.Ed Degrees awarded by a Non-Profit University with over 8,000 M.Ed degrees that have been awarded to Concordia Online Students (Based on 2013-2014 IPEDS data); #3 MBA Program in Oregon (2015).
  • Your diploma and transcript is exactly the same as what students receive from Concordia’s on-campus program and carries the same value as a traditional degree
  • Concordia offers a variety of scholarships, grants, and awards designed to make the cost of a quality liberal arts education more affordable. Military benefits are available to candidates who qualify.
  • Concordia offers outstanding student-focused support including technical support and student service teams to assist you from initial contact through graduation. 
  • Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Programs
  • Aviation Maintenance Technician
  • Designated as a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Offers several aviation maintenance programs, including engineering, electronics, helicopter, and avionics technology.
  • Tutoring and advising services are available to students at no additional cost.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 11 campuses across the United States, with locations in California, Virginia, Texas, Indianapolis, Florida, and more.
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Programs
  • Online Master of Social Work
  • Online Master of Information
  • Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1766 as a public institution; it has a main campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey and offers many programs online.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate of 91.8%.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and 38% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has famous alumni including chef and restauranteur Mario Batali, author Junot Diaz, actor James Gandolfini, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.
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