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Total population: 15,652 (All urban)

Great Bend,KS index of house prices


Houses: 7,089 (6,376 occupied: 4,144 owner occupied, 2,232 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

34%

Housing density: 667 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $153,178.


Median contract rent in 2009: $349 (lower quartile is $272, upper quartile is $441)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $526


Median gross rent in Great Bend, KS in 2009: $513


Housing units in Great Bend with a mortgage: 1,991 (202 second mortgage, 207 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,689


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $51,322


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $40,139


Median monthly housing costs: $530





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $71,911 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Great Bend:

$71,911
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,489 - $106,902

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $95,713
Here:

$95,713
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $240,340
Here:

$240,340
State:

$149,604

Mobile homes: $13,115
Here:

$13,115
State:

$34,057

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,004
  • In family households: 12,284 (3,056 male householders, 952 female householders)
    3,259 spouses, 4,291 children (3,970 natural, 124 adopted, 197 stepchildren), 110 grandchildren, 184 brothers or sisters, 55 parents, 55 other relatives, 322 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,720 (921 male householders (792 living alone)), 1,445 female householders (1,326 living alone)), 354 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 370 (315 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,912 2-persons, 762 3-persons, 768 4-persons, 367 5-persons, 162 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,118 1-person, 194 2-persons, 41 3-persons, 13 5-persons.

2,840 married couples with children.
845 single-parent households (220 men, 625 women).

88.6% of residents of Great Bend speak English at home.
9.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (26% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 47% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,138 (7.4%)
(19.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Great Bend, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 39
  • 3 rooms: 75
  • 4 rooms: 446
  • 5 rooms: 965
  • 6 rooms: 825
  • 7 rooms: 710
  • 8 rooms: 472
  • 9 or more rooms: 612
  • 1 room: 113
  • 2 rooms: 132
  • 3 rooms: 371
  • 4 rooms: 661
  • 5 rooms: 514
  • 6 rooms: 278
  • 7 rooms: 81
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9 or more rooms: 54
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Great Bend, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 131
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,118
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,994
  • 4 bedrooms: 677
  • 5+ bedrooms: 215
  • no bedroom: 158
  • 1 bedroom: 474
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,068
  • 3 bedrooms: 453
  • 4 bedrooms: 55
  • 5+ bedrooms: 24
Cars and other vehicles available in Great Bend, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 116
  • 1 vehicle: 1,352
  • 2 vehicles: 1,907
  • 3 vehicles: 602
  • 4 vehicles: 120
  • 5+ vehicles: 47
  • no vehicle: 360
  • 1 vehicle: 1,055
  • 2 vehicles: 641
  • 3 vehicles: 134
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5+ vehicles: 25

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 108
  • 2000 to 2004: 164
  • 1990 to 1999: 327
  • 1980 to 1989: 627
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,268
  • 1960 to 1969: 714
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,875
  • 1940 to 1949: 715
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,682

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Great Bend, KS house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Great Bend, KS:

  • Less than $10,000: 134
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 67
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 67
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 66
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 65
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 108
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 125
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 263
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 258
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 327
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 329
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 306
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 294
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 689
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 487
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 203
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 150
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 125
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 65
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 60
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 21
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 10
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 7
 


Great Bend rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Great Bend:

  • Less than $100: 14 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 24
  • $200 to $249: 68
  • $250 to $299: 76
  • $300 to $349: 58
  • $350 to $399: 142
  • $400 to $449: 221
  • $450 to $499: 370
  • $500 to $549: 358
  • $550 to $599: 121
  • $600 to $649: 244
  • $650 to $699: 105
  • $700 to $749: 64
  • $750 to $799: 27
  • $800 to $899: 49
  • $900 to $999: 132
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 18
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 25
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 9
  • $2,000 or more: 11
  • No cash rent: 130
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 424
  • 1990 to 1994: 307
  • 1985 to 1989: 111
  • 1980 to 1984: 108
  • 1975 to 1979: 100
  • 1970 to 1974: 29
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 59


Great Bend, KS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.8%
Number of people working at home: 109 (1.5% of all workers)


Great Bend commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 530
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2560
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1889
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 837
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 356
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 63
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 304
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 48
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 23
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 115
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 131
  • 90 or more minutes: 173
 


Great Bend mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,261 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 565 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 106 (1%)
  • Other means: 74 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 109 (2%)
 


Great Bend, KS household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 703
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 584
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 800
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 624
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 404
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 427
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 555
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 404
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 266
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 544
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 446
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 307
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 174
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 37
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 41
  • $200,000 or more: 58
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 4843
 Other groups: 2764
 United States or American: 1089
 English: 840
 Irish: 662
 Scotch-Irish: 181
 French (except Basque): 149
 Italian: 133
 Scottish: 131
 Swedish: 125
 Dutch: 103
 Norwegian: 96
 Polish: 92
 Subsaharan African:: 78
 African: 78
 Czech: 75
 Welsh: 54
 French Canadian: 48
 European: 46
 Austrian: 41
 Russian: 34
 Danish: 32
 Slavic: 20
 Scandinavian: 16
 Pennsylvania German: 14
 British: 13
 Czechoslovakian: 12
 Belgian: 11
 Slovene: 11
 Swiss: 9
 Croatian: 9
 German Russian: 7
 Romanian: 6
 Luxemburger: 6
 Arab:: 3
 Lebanese: 3


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (86%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • France (1%)
  • Other Western Europe (1%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11145
  • Northeast: 103
  • Midwest: 1079
  • South: 1082
  • West: 786

55% of Great Bend residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Kansas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 41
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 170
  • 7th and 8th grade: 226
  • 9th grade: 145
  • 10th grade: 160
  • 11th grade: 132
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 147
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,211
  • Less than 1 year of college: 461
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 676
  • Associate degree: 317
  • Bachelor's degree: 612
  • Master's degree: 197
  • Professional school degree: 93
  • Doctorate degree: 21

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 43
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 40
  • 5th and 6th grade: 69
  • 7th and 8th grade: 287
  • 9th grade: 204
  • 10th grade: 134
  • 11th grade: 117
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 93
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,611
  • Less than 1 year of college: 714
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 842
  • Associate degree: 374
  • Bachelor's degree: 507
  • Master's degree: 254
  • Professional school degree: 64
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.2%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 8.5%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 30.4%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 42.3%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 44.4%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 5.5%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 9.1%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 9.7%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 8.2%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $38,705
  • Black householders: $20,773
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $30,442
  • Asian householders: $35,172
  • Some other race householders: $28,507
  • Two or more races householders: $27,193
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $27,032
Great Bend household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Great Bend household income for Black householders
Great Bend household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Great Bend household income for Asian householders
Great Bend household income for Some other race householders
Great Bend household income for Two or more races householders
Great Bend household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Great Bend marital status for males
Great Bend marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $75,995
  • Black or African American householders: $22,278
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $51,860
  • Asian householders: $88,372
  • Some other race householders: $37,378
  • Two or more races householders: $45,671
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $35,646

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,389
  • One, attached: 131
  • Two: 380
  • 3 or 4: 165
  • 5 to 9: 111
  • 10 to 19: 125
  • 20 to 49: 98
  • 50 or more: 171
  • Mobile homes: 519

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Great Bend:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Great Bend
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (92.1%)
  • Electricity (7.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (84.8%)
  • Electricity (13.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 201
Here:

11.3%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

1.4%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

5.2%
Kansas:

13.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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