The unemployment rate in Great Bend is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Great Bend jobs have decreased by 2.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Great Bend's cost of living is 26.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Barton county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 77.2% to 21.0%. More Voting Stats
Great Bend's population is 15,686 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.3%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 15.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Great Bend is Real Estate: $84,800
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.0%.
Great Bend public schools spend $11,175 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Great Bend. More Education