Great Bend, KS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Great Bend, Kansas Info Snack

Population
15,224
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
15.3%
Median Home
$101,800
Median Income
$46,659
Median Rent
$670

Great Bend SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
10

Great Bend, KS Cost Of Living

85
Great Bend's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Great Bend Kansas National Average
Overall 85 89 100
Services 101 89 100
Groceries 92 94 100
Health 102 100 100
Housing 53 75 100
Transportation 94 94 100
Utilities 98 100 100

Great Bend, KS Photos

Great Bend Train Station Grain Elevator
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Great Bend in Kansas

Map Of Great Bend, KS

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Population over time in Great Bend

Year Population % Change
2020 15,224 -2.1%
2019 15,544 -0.9%
2018 15,686 -0.3%
2017 15,741 -0.7%
2016 15,850 -0.6%
2015 15,942 0.1%
2014 15,929 0.3%
2013 15,877 0.2%
2012 15,839 0.7%
2011 15,726 -

Race / Ethnicity in Great Bend

White
71.5% (10,882)
African American
1.1% (170)
American Indian
0.7% (111)
Asian
0.2% (33)
Hawaiian
0.4% (62)
Other
0.1% (18)
Two Or More
2.4% (366)
Hispanic
23.5% (3,582)
Race Great Bend KS USA
White 71.5% 75.3% 60.1%
African American 1.1% 5.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.7% 0.6% 0.6%
Asian 0.2% 2.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.4% 3.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 23.5% 12.1% 18.2%

Gender in Great Bend

Female
52.5% (7,991)
Male
47.5% (7,232)
Gender Great Bend KS USA
Female 52.5% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Great Bend for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (913)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,217)
High School / GED
31.0% (4,719)
Some College
23.0% (3,501)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (1,826)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (2,283)
Master's Degree
3.0% (456)
Professional Degree
2.0% (304)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Great Bend KS USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Great Bend, Kansas

Less than $10,000
5.0% (75,523)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.2% (79,664)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.4% (249,957)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (174,677)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.0% (243,622)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (279,191)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.1% (169,317)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.5% (160,060)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (60,174)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (30,209)
Income Great Bend KS USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 5.3% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.2% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.4% 8.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 9.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.0% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 18.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 13.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.5% 15.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 5.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 5.7% 8.3%

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