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  1. Public Schools
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  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Gardner Township is a suburb of Kansas City with a population of 2,945. Gardner Township is in Johnson County and is one of the best places to live in Kansas. Living in Gardner Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Gardner Township there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Gardner Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Gardner Township are highly rated.
About Gardner Township...
Population
2,945

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$235,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,273
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Gardner Township

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$86,413
National
$55,322

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Gardner Township Reviews

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Everyone is so friendly here in this community! Schools are great, infrastructure is great, love this town!
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Gardner is a great place to raise a family because it is a medium size town with a small town feeling.