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Garden City is a city in Finney County.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Garden City. For links to other places called Garden City, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Garden City is 37.971N. The longitude is -100.872W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,838 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,216.


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Median household income
Local
$37,752
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Garden City demographic reports
Garden City is on the Arkansas River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 190. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.8 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1967 movie, "In Cold Blood"
Local festivals include:
  • Tumbleweed Festival - Aug. 25-26, 2007
  • Finney County Fair - Aug. 1-5, 2007
  • Beef Empire Days - May 29-June 10, 2007
  • Octoberfest - Sept. 22, 2007
  • Kansas Sampler Festival - May 5-6, 2007
  • Fiesta - Sept. 14-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Garden City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Garden City attractions: Lee Richardson Zoo
Historic sites and museums: Finney County Historical Museum
Colleges and universities: Garden City Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Garden City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Finney County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67846 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Garden City residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Garden City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Garden City was $15,200, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Garden City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Garden City include Bungalow Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Garden City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $393.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.


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Libraries in Garden City include Finney County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Garden City include Garden City Telegram

TV stations in Garden City include KSNG, KUPK.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KANZ.

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Politics

Finney County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garden City political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Garden City workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Garden City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Garden City include Americinn Garden City, Best Value Inn Garden City, Best Western Red Baron Hotel, Best Western Wheat Lands Hotel, Comfort Inn Garden City, Garden City Plaza Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotels and Suites, Sunnyland B&B, Super 8.

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