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Garden City, Texas - Basic Facts

The Garden City Census Designated Place had a population of 374 as of July 1, 2019. Garden City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garden City is located at latitude 31.864 and longitude -101.4812 in Glasscock County. The formal boundaries for the Garden City Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Glasscock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,638 feet.

The Garden City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586933) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Garden City Census Designated Place is located within Garden City North Division of Glasscock County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garden City: New California.

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Garden City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Garden City, TX Housing Affordability Index is 211
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Garden City, TX Wealth Index is 158
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 374
Population in Households 374
Population in Familes 333
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 212
Diversity Index1 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,329
Average Household Income $110,205
Per Capita Income $40,490
Wealth Index3 158

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $181,429
Housing Affordability Index2 211
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 100
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.23% 0.94%
Households 1.24% 1.05%
Families 0.56% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Garden City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden City to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1360 22nd
Population Density # 1494 14th
Diversity Index # 606 65th
Median Household Income # 341 81st
Per Capita Income # 171 90th

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