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Gardner
  • Suburb in Kansas

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Gardner is a suburb of Kansas City with a population of 21,936. Gardner is in Johnson County and is one of the best places to live in Kansas. Living in Gardner offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Gardner there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Gardner and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Gardner are above average.

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About Gardner...
Population
21,936

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$201,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,100
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    158.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    26.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    8.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    92.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    862.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    58.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    18%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Gardner

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$78,193
National
$64,994

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