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Garden Ridge, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Garden Ridge had a population of 3,661 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Garden Ridge is located at latitude 29.6365 and longitude -98.2925 in Comal County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garden Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Comal County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 892 feet.

The City of Garden Ridge (GNIS ID: 2410569) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Garden Ridge is located within New Braunfels Division of Comal County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garden Ridge 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 Ridge, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,661
Population in Households 3,649
Population in Familes 3,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 515
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 1,384
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,295 (90.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $430,462
Average Home Value $472,044


Median Household Income $115,029
Average Household Income $160,667
Per Capita Income $61,644
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.88% 3.01%
Households 1.91% 2.94%
Families 1.35% 2.86%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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 Ridge, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden Ridge to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 489 72nd
Population Density1 # 1159 34th
Diversity Index2 # 958 45th
Median Household Income # 54 97th
Per Capita Income # 29 98th

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