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Garden Ridge, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Garden Ridge had a population of 3,739 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Garden Ridge, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,739
Daytime Population: Workers 1,085
Daytime Population: Residents 2,217
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,302
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 3,729
Population in Familes 3,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 526
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $122,734
Average Household Income $170,987
Per Capita Income $65,545


Total Housing Units 1,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,323 (90.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $433,051
Average Home Value $471,669


Total Households 1,414
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,206
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.91% 3.38%
Households 1.94% 3.3%
Families 1.44% 3.22%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   0.98%

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, 2017 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 # 490 72nd
Population Density # 1145 35th
Diversity Index # 952 46th
Median Household Income # 49 97th
Per Capita Income # 30 98th

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