Gardner, KS, home to about 19,400 residents, experienced a 104 percent growth increase from 2000 to 2010, according to the city of Gardner. Because of this tremendous growth, the city has completed various projects to accommodate the increasing population, such as new business developments and major street improvements.
The town is located a mere eight miles from Olathe and is only 27 miles from bustling Kansas City. With an impressive median household income of about $65,400, Gardner remains significantly above Kansas's average of $50,600. With a prospering economy and and a low commute time of 23 minutes, searching for Gardner apartments for rent will prove to be an enjoyable task.
This rapidly growing population contributes to the city's prospering economy. The top industries in the area include retail trade, manufacturing, construction, information, public administration, transportation, and educational services.
There are also a number of popular colleges and universities in the area, should any residents be looking to pursue an education. Closest to the city of Gardner are Johnson County Community College, the University of Kansas, Kansas City Kansas Community College, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Those searching for apartments in Gardner will be happy to move into such a thriving community.
Gardner boasts several attractions in the area. One of them is the Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. This tranquil location allows guests to enjoy what nature has to offer, whether it's flora or fauna. With over 200 species of birds and a variety of beautiful trees, the arboretum is a great place to come with family or friends for a relaxing afternoon.
Also near the town of Gardner is the Legler Barn Museum. This museum attracts many because it houses the limestone barn said to act as a hiding spot for Jesse James during raids in Lawrence. Here, guests can truly appreciate the rich history of Gardner through all of the various exhibits.
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