Garden Plain, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Garden Plain, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Garden Plain had a population of 971 as of July 1, 2017. Garden Plain ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garden Plain is located at latitude 37.6592 and longitude -97.6812 in Sedgwick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garden Plain (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sedgwick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,450 feet.

The City of Garden Plain (GNIS ID: 2394853) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Garden Plain is located within Township of Garden Plain, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sedgwick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garden Plain population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garden Plain: Gardenplain.

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Garden Plain, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 971
Population in Households 971
Population in Familes 863
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,619
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 348
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 252
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 359 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $185,159


Median Household Income $80,093
Average Household Income $82,747
Per Capita Income $29,296
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.87% 1.42%
Households 1.7% 1.29%
Families 1.83% 1.31%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Garden Plain, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden Plain to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 207 69th
Population Density1 # 87 87th
Diversity Index2 # 640 5th
Median Household Income # 19 97th
Per Capita Income # 151 78th

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