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

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Great Bend, Kansas Info Snack

Population
15,358
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
19.4%
Median Home
$95,800
Median Income
$47,574
Median Rent
$655

Great Bend SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Great Bend, KS Crime Report

689
Total Crimes
4,517.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
82.41%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Great Bend
/ 100k People
Kansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 689 4,517.7 2,725.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 112 734.4 410.8 366.7
Murder 2 13.1 3.6 5.0
Robbery 6 39.3 44.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 94 616.4 314.2 250.2
Property Crime 577 3,783.4 2,314.5 2,109.9
Burglary 131 859.0 342.7 340.5
Larceny 410 2,688.3 1,721.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 36 236.1 249.9 219.9

Great Bend, KS Cost Of Living

86
Great Bend's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Great Bend Kansas National Average
Overall 86 89 100
Services 108 93 100
Groceries 93 93 100
Health 103 99 100
Housing 51 76 100
Transportation 93 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100

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
2019 15,358 -1.2%
2018 15,544 -0.9%
2017 15,686 -0.3%
2016 15,741 -0.7%
2015 15,850 -0.6%
2014 15,942 0.1%
2013 15,929 0.3%
2012 15,877 0.2%
2011 15,839 0.7%
2010 15,726 -

Race / Ethnicity in Great Bend

White
73.6% (11,301)
African American
1.2% (178)
American Indian
0.7% (106)
Asian
0.2% (37)
Hawaiian
0.4% (61)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.7% (255)
Hispanic
22.3% (3,420)
Race Great Bend KS USA
White 73.6% 75.9% 60.7%
African American 1.2% 5.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 2.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 22.3% 11.9% 18.0%

Gender in Great Bend

Female
51.8% (7,953)
Male
48.2% (7,405)
Gender Great Bend KS USA
Female 51.8% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 49.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
7.0% (1,075)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (921)
High School / GED
32.0% (4,914)
Some College
23.0% (3,532)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (1,996)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (2,150)
Master's Degree
3.0% (460)
Professional Degree
2.0% (307)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Great Bend KS USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 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
4.7% (72,764)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (101,269)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.2% (218,792)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (163,781)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.4% (252,299)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (269,052)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (206,290)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (159,781)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.1% (62,512)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (29,255)
Income Great Bend KS USA
Less than $10,000 4.7% 5.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.2% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 9.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.4% 13.7% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 14.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.1% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 5.3% 7.7%

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