Garden City, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Garden City, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Garden City had a population of 26,829 as of July 1, 2016. Garden City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garden City is located at latitude 42.3244 and longitude -83.3412 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garden City (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The City of Garden City (GNIS ID: 1626334) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garden City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Garden City, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,829
Population in Households 26,777
Population in Familes 21,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 4,571
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 10,691
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 7,155
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,684 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,007 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 900 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $89,924
Average Home Value $100,964


Median Household Income $53,425
Average Household Income $63,025
Per Capita Income $25,169
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.55%
Households -0.3% -0.43%
Families -0.5% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Garden City, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden City to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 44 94th
Population Density1 # 22 97th
Diversity Index2 # 213 69th
Median Household Income # 166 76th
Per Capita Income # 232 67th

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