Great Bend, a town in Kansas, has a population of just under 16,000. The city's population, with an average age of just over 38, is younger than most cities in Kansas. Most residents own their homes in Great Bend, and 39% of residents rent. With a relatively low average rent of $644/month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Kansas. Over the course of a year, renters in Great Bend will save around $2,700 compared to the state average.
Great Bend has a large percentage of residents older than 25 who have an Associate's degree (8%) compared to the national average (5%). Further, 11% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Great Bend: healthcare, retail, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 21% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 8% of residents work in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. Great Bend workers bring in an average annual income of just over $56K, less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.
With an average commute time of about 17 minutes, shorter than most cities in Kansas, Great Bend residents find that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 46% of commuters, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.
© 2020 RentPath, LLC. All rights reserved. All photos, videos, text and other content are the property of RentPath, LLC. APARTMENT GUIDE and the APARTMENT GUIDE Trade Dress are registered trademarks of RentPath, LLC or its affiliates.
Apple, the Apple logo, iPad, and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
Information is copyrighted and school data provided by GreatSchools.org. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Schools listed above are based on distance from the selected location and are just a sampling of the schools in the area. To find a particular school district, and how it relates to a specific apartment, please contact the apartment manager.