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Population (year 2000): 30,047. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,960 (-3.6% change)
Males: 14,829 (49.4%), Females: 15,218 (50.6%)

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Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $51,841 (year 2000)
Median house value: $110,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Garden City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (23.0%), Irish (17.1%), Polish (16.7%), English (11.8%), United States (7.3%), French (7.3%).

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Elevation: 636 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Garden City

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garden City city

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

3.3% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.7% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,864 (-5.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI (2.6 miles Westland, pop. 86,602).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (16.8 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (300.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI (2.6 miles Westland, MI (2.7 miles Inkster, Heights, MI (3.6 miles Dearborn MI (4.2 miles Wayne, MI (5.2 miles Livonia, MI (5.6 miles Redford, MI Romulus, (6.7 miles MI (8.1 miles Taylor,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 40 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,000

Latitude: 42.32 N, Longitude: 83.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 734


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.4%), Educational,health and social services (14.8%), Retail trade (13.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,814 (-22.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,777 (12.4%)


 

Crime in Garden City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 2 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 3.3 0.0 6.7 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 1 10 7 6 4
    per 100,000 6.7 3.3 33.3 23.3 20.0 13.3
Robberies 10 11 9 14 15 22
    per 100,000 33.3 36.6 30.0 46.6 49.9 73.2
Assaults 27 21 49 71 54 43
    per 100,000 89.9 69.9 163.1 236.3 179.7 143.1
Burglaries 103 109 117 169 133 127
    per 100,000 342.8 362.8 389.4 562.5 442.6 422.7
Thefts 538 466 400 459 468 405
    per 100,000 1790.5 1550.9 1331.2 1527.6 1557.6 1347.9
Auto thefts 47 64 102 92 114 99
    per 100,000 156.4 213.0 339.5 306.2 379.4 329.5
138.7 134.1 162.6 202.2 182.5 165.8


Average climate in Garden City, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Garden City-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1956, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the Garden City city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category 4 tornado 14.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jason Bacashihua - NHL player (St. Louis Blues, born: Sep 20, 1982), Justin Ockerman - College basketball player (Sacramento State Hornets).


Hospital/medical center in Garden City:
  • GARDEN CITY OSTEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (6245 NORTH INKSTER RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Garden City:
  • WALTER P REUTHER PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; WESTLAND, MI)
  • OAKWOOD ANNAPOLIS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WAYNE, MI)
  • ST MARY MERCY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; LIVONIA, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Garden City:
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 9 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
  • WILLOW RUN (about 14 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: YIP)
  • OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Garden City:
  • CANTON-PLYMOUTH-METTETAL (about 8 miles; PLYMOUTH, MI; ID: 1D2)
  • LARSEN AIR PARK (about 18 miles; BELLEVILLE, MI; ID: 43G)
  • OAKLAND/TROY (about 19 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)

Amtrak stations near Garden City:
  • 7 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
  • 10 miles: DEARBORN (16121 MICHIGAN AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
  • 18 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garden City:
  • MADONNA UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; LIVONIA, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,431)
  • HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 6,572)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN (about 5 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 5,574)
  • SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE (about 8 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 11 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
  • LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 15 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 5,301)
Public high schools in Garden City:
  • GARDEN CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,478; Location: 6500 MIDDLEBELT ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CYESIS PROGRAM (Location: 28901 CAMBRIDGE STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Garden City:
  • UNITED CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 233; Location: 29205 FLORENCE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Garden City:
  • GARDEN CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 775; Location: 1851 RADCLIFF STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 524; Location: 30001 MARQUETTE STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FARMINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 496; Location: 33411 MARQUETTE STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HENRY RUFF SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 30300 MAPLEWOOD STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DOUGLAS SCHOOL (Students: 459; Location: 6400 HARTEL STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LATHERS SCHOOL (Students: 439; Location: 28351 MARQUETTE STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BURGER DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 315; Location: 30922 BEECHWOOD STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
  • HOMEBOUND PROGRAM (Location: 1333 RADCLIFF STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in Garden City:
  • ST RAPHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 465; Location: 31500 BEECHWOOD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST DUNSTAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 1615 BELTON; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Garden City:
  • GARDEN CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $309,297; Location: 2012 MIDDLEBELT ROAD; 61,456 books; 2,046 audio materials; 2,103 video materials; 110 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • With a Black population of approx. 1-2%, Garden City is actually significantly below the stae average of 14%.

Parks in Garden City include: Maplewood Park (1), Moeller Park (2).


Garden City compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Garden City:
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCAR (1090 AM; 1 kW; LIVONIA, MI; Owner: WCAR-AM, NC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMKM (1440 AM; 1 kW; INKSTER, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNZK (690 AM; 3 kW; DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garden City:
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WHFR (89.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Garden City:
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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