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Great Bend,KS index of house prices

Total population: 15,840 (Urban population: 15,374 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 0)

Houses: 7,281 (6,392 occupied: 3,915 owner occupied, 2,485 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

34%

Housing density: 685 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $61,987.

Median contract rent in 2016: $297 (lower quartile is $230, upper quartile is $366)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $422


Median gross rent in Great Bend, KS in 2016: $396

Housing units in Great Bend with a mortgage: 1,810 (54 second mortgage, 220 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,126

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,991

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,560

Median monthly housing costs: $589


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Great Bend, Kansas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,889 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Great Bend:

$88,889
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,542 - $141,493
Median year house/condo built: 1958

Median year apartment built: 1965

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,789
  • In family households: 12,844 (2,034 male householders, 2,110 female householders)
    2,887 spouses, 4,583 children (4,149 natural, 137 adopted, 297 stepchildren), 577 grandchildren, 75 brothers or sisters, 80 parents, 84 other relatives, 356 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,612 (899 male householders (751 living alone)), 1,363 female householders (1,210 living alone)), 343 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 328

Size of family households: 2,146 2-persons, 753 3-persons, 704 4-persons, 365 5-persons, 110 6-persons, 60 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,959 1-person, 275 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

2,366 married couples with children.
1,138 single-parent households (161 men, 977 women).

80.5% of residents of Great Bend speak English at home.
18.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,302 (8.2%)
(21.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Great Bend, Kansas:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1001 bedroom
  • 9612 bedrooms
  • 1,7393 bedrooms
  • 8514 bedrooms
  • 2535+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Great Bend population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Great Bend, Kansas:

  • 102no bedroom
  • 5241 bedroom
  • 1,3322 bedrooms
  • 4633 bedrooms
  • 694 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Great Bend population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Great Bend in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 104no vehicle
  • 9841 vehicle
  • 1,7362 vehicles
  • 7283 vehicles
  • 2784 vehicles
  • 805+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Great Bend population

Cars and other vehicles available in Great Bend in renter-occupied apartments

  • 333no vehicle
  • 1,4361 vehicle
  • 4222 vehicles
  • 1813 vehicles
  • 884 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Great Bend population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Great Bend, Kansas:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 753 rooms
  • 3714 rooms
  • 7645 rooms
  • 5856 rooms
  • 6067 rooms
  • 6288 rooms
  • 8869+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Great Bend population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Great Bend, Kansas:

  • 941 room
  • 392 rooms
  • 3733 rooms
  • 7204 rooms
  • 7385 rooms
  • 3666 rooms
  • 867 rooms
  • 508 rooms
  • 329+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Great Bend population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Great Bend, KS household income distribution

  • Great Bend, KS household income distribution
  • 450Less than $10,000
  • 499$10,000 to $14,999
  • 465$15,000 to $19,999
  • 412$20,000 to $24,999
  • 407$25,000 to $29,999
  • 382$30,000 to $34,999
  • 405$35,000 to $39,999
  • 487$40,000 to $44,999
  • 208$45,000 to $49,999
  • 409$50,000 to $59,999
  • 696$60,000 to $74,999
  • 674$75,000 to $99,999
  • 423$100,000 to $124,999
  • 194$125,000 to $149,999
  • 113$150,000 to $199,999
  • 112$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Great Bend, KS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Great Bend, KS
  • 78Less than $10,000
  • 97$10,000 to $14,999
  • 37$15,000 to $19,999
  • 82$20,000 to $24,999
  • 53$25,000 to $29,999
  • 154$30,000 to $34,999
  • 171$35,000 to $39,999
  • 196$40,000 to $49,999
  • 185$50,000 to $59,999
  • 344$60,000 to $69,999
  • 275$70,000 to $79,999
  • 364$80,000 to $89,999
  • 228$90,000 to $99,999
  • 374$100,000 to $124,999
  • 269$125,000 to $149,999
  • 121$150,000 to $174,999
  • 210$175,000 to $199,999
  • 210$200,000 to $249,999
  • 78$250,000 to $299,999
  • 109$300,000 to $399,999
  • 45$400,000 to $499,999
  • 32$500,000 to $749,999
  • 14$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Great Bend, KS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Great Bend, KS
  • 60Less than $100
  • 146$100 to $149
  • 42$150 to $199
  • 99$200 to $249
  • 58$250 to $299
  • 200$300 to $349
  • 202$350 to $399
  • 347$400 to $449
  • 344$450 to $499
  • 108$500 to $549
  • 208$550 to $599
  • 173$600 to $649
  • 42$650 to $699
  • 66$700 to $749
  • 49$750 to $799
  • 33$800 to $899
  • 9$1,000 to $1,249
  • 6$1,500 to $1,999
  • 7$2,000 to $2,499
  • 15$3,500 or more
  • 124No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 792010 or later
  • 3292000 to 2009
  • 7051990 to 1999
  • 2191980 to 1989
  • 1291970 to 1979
  • 59Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Great Bend population
Great Bend commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 613
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,848
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,535
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 962
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 315
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 125
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 250
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 27
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 83
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 93
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 140
  • 90 or more minutes: 178
Great Bend, KS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 87.4%
Number of people working at home: 172 (2.3% of all workers)

Great Bend mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,047 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 869 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 22 (0%)
  • Taxi: 64 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 44 (1%)
  • Walked: 204 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 172 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,419
 American: 617
 English: 394
 Irish: 260
 Scottish: 117
 Czech: 70
 Italian: 59
 French (except Basque): 54
 European: 52
 Scotch-Irish: 48
 Northern European: 44
 Austrian: 43
 Dutch: 33
 Swedish: 25
 Danish: 24
 Norwegian: 22
 German Russian: 16
 British: 14
 French Canadian: 14
 Polish: 12
 Portuguese: 11
 Welsh: 9
 Arab: 6
 Alsatian: 4

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

  • 88%Mexico
  • 2%Cuba
  • 1%Germany
  • 1%Vietnam
  • 1%England
  • 0%Saudi Arabia
  • 0%El Salvador

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

  • This state: 11,058
  • Other state: 3,357
  • Northeast: 111
  • Midwest: 997
  • South: 1,311
  • West: 949

83% of Great Bend residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Kansas.

Great Bend:

82.8%
State average:

83.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 35
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 91
  • 5th and 6th grade: 92
  • 7th and 8th grade: 172
  • 9th grade: 76
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 258
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 95
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,490
  • Less than 1 year of college: 396
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 736
  • Associate degree: 463
  • Bachelor's degree: 516
  • Master's degree: 235
  • Professional school degree: 54
  • Doctorate degree: 32

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 41
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 18
  • 5th and 6th grade: 75
  • 7th and 8th grade: 175
  • 9th grade: 139
  • 10th grade: 70
  • 11th grade: 88
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 104
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,583
  • Less than 1 year of college: 529
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 891
  • Associate degree: 679
  • Bachelor's degree: 665
  • Master's degree: 197
  • Professional school degree: 56
  • Doctorate degree: 40

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 14.5%Males
  • 48.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 19.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 22.4%Males
  • 9.4%Females
Great Bend marital status for males
Great Bend marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,535
  • One, attached: 140
  • Two: 486
  • 3 or 4: 218
  • 5 to 9: 111
  • 10 to 19: 148
  • 20 to 49: 123
  • 50 or more: 96
  • Mobile homes: 421

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,873

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.8%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Great Bend:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Great Bend
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (86.6%)
  • Electricity (11.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (65.7%)
  • Electricity (32.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Wood (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 213
Here:

11.1%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 48
Here:

5.3%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 50
Here:

9.0%
Kansas:

15.0%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)