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Population (year 2000): 21,672. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,697 (+0.1% change)
Males: 10,297 (47.5%), Females: 11,375 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $104,176 (year 2000)
Median house value: $460,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Garden City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Chinese (1.3%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (35.3%), Italian (30.2%), German (18.9%), English (7.0%), Polish (4.8%), Greek (3.2%).

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Land area: 5.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Garden City

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garden City village

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

8.5% Foreign born (3.8% Europe, 3.0% Asia, 1.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-0.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Hempstead, (2.7 miles pop. 755,924).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (18.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: City South, NY (1.2 miles Garden City Park, NY (1.4 miles Garden NY (1.6 miles Mineola, Hempstead, NY (2.1 miles West Park, NY (2.2 miles Williston NY (2.2 miles Herricks, Hyde Park, NY (2.4 miles New Manor, NY (2.5 miles Stewart


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $227,900
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $303,300
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $265,800
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $397,400
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $137,400

Latitude: 40.73 N, Longitude: 73.65 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (20.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,877 (+77.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,805 (19.7%)

Average climate in Garden City, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Garden City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/7/1998, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Garden City city center injured 6 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 9/27/1970, a category 2 tornado 10.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


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Main business address for: EMERGING VISION INC (RETAIL-RETAIL STORES, NEC), NEWTEK BUSINESS SERVICES INC (FINANCE SERVICES), CHESAPEAKE FUNDING LLC (ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Garden City:
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; MINEOLA, NY)
  • ISLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • ST JOHNS ESPISCOPAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Garden City:
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 11 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JFK)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 16 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
  • REPUBLIC (about 18 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Garden City:
  • SANDS POINT (about 9 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; ID: 7N3)
  • FLUSHING (about 12 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; ID: FLU)
  • EVERS (about 13 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)

Amtrak stations near Garden City:
  • 11 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 16 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 16 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 13 $51,236 $47,294 7 $5,430
Police Protection - Officers 54 $430,988 $95,775 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 5 $21,310 $51,144 4 $2,644
Other Government Administration 7 $41,406 $70,981 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $41,435 $55,246 0 $0
Local Libraries 24 $117,092 $58,546 41 $57,192
Streets and Highways 29 $117,130 $48,467 5 $4,588
Other and Unallocable 31 $137,221 $53,117 9 $1,205
Water Supply 15 $69,780 $55,824 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 48 $196,603 $49,150 58 $54,065
Solid Waste Management 36 $137,712 $45,904 2 $2,037
Firefighters 34 $219,146 $77,345 0 $0
Totals for Government 305 $1,581,059 $62,205 126 $127,161


Colleges/Universities in Garden City:
  • NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 13,710; Location: 1 EDUCATION DR; Public)
  • ADELPHI UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 4,074; Location: SOUTH AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.ADELPHI.EDU; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • COMPUTER CAREER CENTER (FT enrollment: 829; Location: 200 GARDEN CITY PLAZA, SUITE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ccctraining.net)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Garden City:
  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Full-time enrollment: 10,842)
  • NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-OLD WESTBURY (about 6 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT OLD WESTBURY (about 6 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-C W POST CAMPUS (about 7 miles; BROOKVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 6,605)
  • CUNY QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 7,431)
  • ST JOHN'S UNIVERSITY-NEW YORK (about 10 miles; JAMAICA, NY; FT enrollment: 15,070)
  • CUNY QUEENS COLLEGE (about 12 miles; FLUSHING, NY; FT enrollment: 10,278)
Public high school in Garden City:
  • GARDEN CITY HS (Students: 1,133; Location: 170 ROCKAWAY AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Garden City:
  • WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: CAMBRIDGE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Garden City:
  • BOCES NASSAU (Students: 2,039; Location: 71 CLINTON ROAD; Grades: PK - PK)
  • GARDEN CITY MS (Students: 1,054; Location: 98 CHERRY VALLEY AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STRATFORD AVE SCHOOL (Students: 711; Location: 97 STRATFORD AVE; Grades: 02 - 05)
  • STEWART SCHOOL (Students: 617; Location: 501 STEWART AVE; Grades: 02 - 05)
  • HOMESTEAD SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 2 HOMESTEAD AVE; Grades: KG - 01)
  • HEMLOCK SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 78 BAYBERRY AVE; Grades: KG - 01)
  • LOCUST SCHOOL (Students: 168; Location: 220 BOYLSTON ST; Grades: KG - 01)
Private primary/middle schools in Garden City:
  • ST ANNES SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 25 DARTMOUTH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 450 FRANKLIN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Garden City:
  • GARDEN CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,636,855; Location: 60 SEVENTH STREET; 151,409 books; 6,863 audio materials; 3,628 video materials; 294 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Garden City: Garden City Country Club (A), Cherry Valley Country Club (B), Old Courthouse (C).

Parks in Garden City include: Hemlock Playground (1), Tullamore Playground (2).


Garden City compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Garden City:
  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTHE (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garden City:
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • WKJY (98.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRHU (88.7 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY)
  • WHPC (90.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Garden City:
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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