Garden City, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 1,638 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 796  (48.7%)
Females: 842  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 64747.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,885 (it was $37,461 in 2000)
Garden City:

$54,885
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,247 (it was $19,695 in 2000)

Garden City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $116,543 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Garden City:

$116,543
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $121,514; detached houses: $123,262; mobile homes: $16,230

Median gross rent in 2019: $750.

March 2019 cost of living index in Garden City: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Garden City, MO (2019)
    • 1,23291.1%White alone
    • 463.4%Hispanic
    • 433.2%Two or more races
    • 181.3%American Indian alone
    • 90.7%Asian alone

Races in Garden City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Garden City, Missouri as of September 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Garden City is 150 to 1.


Crime rates in Garden City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(59.6)
1
(59.0)
1
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.6)
3
(182.0)
3
(181.4)
2
(122.2)
3
(184.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(123.4)
1
(61.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(119.1)
6
(354.2)
6
(358.4)
8
(479.3)
3
(178.9)
21
(1,274)
16
(967.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(246.0)
13
(800.5)
13
(802.0)
16
(983.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(1,191)
10
(590.3)
17
(1,016)
17
(1,019)
14
(834.8)
21
(1,274)
13
(786.0)
13
(794.1)
17
(1,046)
18
(1,108)
16
(987.0)
12
(737.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(178.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(179.2)
3
(179.7)
1
(59.6)
5
(303.4)
1
(60.5)
3
(183.3)
1
(61.5)
7
(431.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(245.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(177.1)
1
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index82.260.2139.888.780.5322.2158.470.9100.9134.9120.3148.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Garden City, MO

Crime rate in Garden City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: American (27.3%), German (19.4%), English (13.4%), Irish (4.6%), Polish (2.5%), British (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1898

Elevation: 916 feet

Land area: 1.73 square miles.

Population density: 949 people per square mile   (low).

Garden City, Missouri map

17 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,131 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,239 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (27.1 miles , pop. 70,700).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (40.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (411.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

La Tour, MO (2.6 miles),
Gunn City, MO (2.8 miles),
Creighton, MO (2.8 miles ),
East Lynne, MO (2.8 miles ),
Archie, MO (3.2 miles ),
Harrisonville, MO (3.3 miles ),
Urich, MO (3.5 miles ),
Blairstown, MO (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 38.56 N, Longitude: 94.19 W

Area code: 816

Distribution of median household income in Garden City, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Garden City, MO in 2019
Garden City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Garden City, MO residents
Average permit cost in Garden City, MO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +258 (+20.8%).
Most common industries in Garden City, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Garden City, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Construction laborers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.6%)
  • Construction laborers (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Garden City, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Garden City-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.3 miles away from the Garden City city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garden City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 524% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.7 miles away from Garden City center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 253.1 miles away from Garden City center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 207.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 228.6 miles away from Garden City center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 286.2 miles away from Garden City center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 341.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garden City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Garden City:

  • CROWN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HARRISONVILLE, MO)
  • BENCHMARK HEALTHCARE OF HARRISONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HARRISONVILLE, MO)
  • CAMDEN HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HARRISONVILLE, MO)
  • DSI - HARRISONVILLE RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; HARRISONVILLE, MO)
  • ABC HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HARRISONVILLE, MO)
  • HARRISONVILLE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HARRISONVILLE, MO)
  • GOLDEN YEARS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARRISONVILLE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garden City:

  • University of Central Missouri (about 28 miles; Warrensburg, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,952)
  • Wright Career College (about 37 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Rockhurst University (about 39 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 39 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 39 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 40 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 42 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

Private high school in Garden City:

  • TRAINING CENTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 41, Location: 30815 S STATE ROUTE F, Grades: PK-12)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add Golden Valley Memorial Hospital, Clinton Mo to your hospital list-it is a full service hospital as well as air emergency - it is 30 miles from GC-many residents go there Thank you
  • I was looking through the suggested FM radio stations, and I'd like to see if KCJK-FM at 105.1 FM could be added to your listing. It is a Kansas City radio station licensed to Garden City, MO. Thanks,

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Garden City: Garden City Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Garden City Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Tyler Farr - Singer.

Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Garden City and their reported violations in the past:

GARDEN CITY (Population served: 1,642, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2013)
  • 13 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2014)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2013)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-30-2013)
  • 4 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Garden City that have no violations reported:

  • CASS CO PWSD 11 (Population served: 2,712, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.1%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Garden City (2011 data):

  • Sherwood Community Bank: Garden City Branch at 89 Old 7 Highway, branch established on 2002/09/09. Info updated 2012/01/18: Bank assets: $35.4 mil, Deposits: $31.4 mil, headquarters in Creighton, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Lead Bank: at D And 3rd Streets, branch established on 1928/01/12. Info updated 2010/08/12: Bank assets: $81.0 mil, Deposits: $71.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Lead Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Garden City:

Marital status in Garden City, MO
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 20.9%

For population 25 years and over in Garden City:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Garden City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Garden City, MO (based on Cass County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,84276
Mainline Protestant6,66121
Catholic6,3013
Other3635
Black Protestant81
None63,303-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Cass County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Cass County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Cass County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Cass County:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.6%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Garden City:

48.9%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.0%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
Missouri:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.9%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Garden City:

34.4%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Garden City:

57.1%
Missouri:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.0%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Garden City, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,184$33,5522$450
Water Supply 2$8,339$50,0340$0
Financial Administration 2$6,732$40,3920$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,040$36,2400$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$686
Totals for Government 10$32,295$38,7544$1,136

Garden City government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $244,000 ($148.96)
    Regular Highways: $226,000 ($137.97)
    Police Protection: $204,000 ($124.54)
    Sewerage: $169,000 ($103.17)
    Central Staff Services: $120,000 ($73.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($19.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($17.70)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($24.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $24,000 ($14.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $322,000 ($196.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($40.29)

Garden City government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $281,000 ($171.55)
    Other: $13,000 ($7.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($21.37)
    General Revenue - Other: $19,000 ($11.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $384,000 ($234.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $58,000 ($35.41)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $225,000 ($137.36)
    Public Utilities Sales: $112,000 ($68.38)
    Other License: $89,000 ($54.33)
    Property: $76,000 ($46.40)

Garden City government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,580,000 ($1575.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,404,000 ($1467.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $176,000 ($107.45)

Garden City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $222,000 ($135.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,261,000 ($769.84)

7.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, MO  3.18% ($56,433 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  0.86% ($70,985)
from Bates County, MO  0.25% ($38,350)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Missouri average:

7.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, MO  2.74% ($42,924 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.71% ($80,007)
to Clay County, MO  0.26% ($49,343)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garden City:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKD (1280 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, MO; Owner: CLINTON RADIO COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garden City:

  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLRQ (96.1 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: B & F BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKD-FM (95.3 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: CLINTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)

TV broadcast stations around Garden City:

  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Garden City fatal accident list:

Aug 7, 2018 06:20 AM, Sr-7, Lat: 38.594028, Lon: -94.245978, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 5, 1988 07:35 PM, 7 Bus, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.5mTotal length
  • $612,000Total costs
  • 30,508Total average daily traffic
  • 6,472Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,161Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Garden City, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 92010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Garden City, MO

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 75 took place in 2005, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Garden City, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.5%), and Structure Fires (35.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Garden City, MO
    • 23748.5%Outside Fires
    • 17335.4%Structure Fires
    • 6813.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 112.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Garden City, MO
Most common first names in Garden City, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1865.9 years
William1676.8 years
Mary1583.3 years
John1476.1 years
Robert1269.0 years
George1076.5 years
Charles1077.7 years
Donald964.9 years
Gladys881.6 years
Richard871.7 years
Most common last names in Garden City, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1382.1 years
Yoder1079.4 years
Jones973.2 years
Williams978.8 years
Sisk784.3 years
Brown768.8 years
Plank783.1 years
King779.8 years
Mcculloh683.0 years
Schrock676.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Garden City, MO
  • 63.5%Utility gas
  • 31.9%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Garden City, MO
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 48.8%Utility gas


Garden City compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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