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Garden City, Texas - Basic Facts

The Garden City Census Designated Place is a populated place located in Glasscock County at latitude 31.8728 and longitude -101.4884. Glasscock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,638 feet.

The formal official name is the Garden City Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Garden City, Texas.

The Census Class Code for Garden City indicates a . The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Garden City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garden City: New California.

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Garden City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 346
Population in Households 346
Population in Familes 308
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 196
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 121
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $85,185
Average Home Value $134,012


Median Household Income $77,240
Average Household Income $98,338
Per Capita Income $35,778
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.83% 0.57%
Households 1.0% 0.65%
Families -0.5% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden City to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1381 21st
Population Density1 # 1512 14th
Diversity Index2 # 706 60th
Median Household Income # 169 90th
Per Capita Income # 160 91st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.