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Gardner is a city in Johnson County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The community was named for O.B. Gardner, justice of the peace
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Gardner. For links to other places called Gardner, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Gardner is 38.810N. The longitude is -94.926W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,060 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,670.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gardner demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66030 ZIP code.
25% of Gardner residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gardner ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gardner was $20,434, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Gardner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Gardner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $509. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,135.
Libraries in Gardner include Johnson County Library, Gardner ... View libraries
Newspapers in Gardner include Gardner Sun
Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gardner political report.
The average commute time for Gardner workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Gardner include Super 8.
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