Garden City, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Garden City, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Garden City Census Designated Place had a population of 256 as of July 1, 2015. Garden City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garden City is located at latitude 44.0479 and longitude -94.171 in Blue Earth County. The formal boundaries for the Garden City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Blue Earth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 919 feet.

The Garden City Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garden City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Garden City Census Designated Place, MN Boundary Map

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Garden City, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 256
Population in Households 256
Population in Familes 214
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 143
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (80.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $241,667
Average Home Value $299,737
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,849
Average Household Income $92,387
Per Capita Income $37,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.46%
Households 0.37% 0.38%
Families 0.26% 0.53%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   3.25%
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.

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Garden City, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden City to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 644 29th
Population Density1 # 754 17th
Diversity Index2 # 828 9th
Median Household Income # 137 85th
Per Capita Income # 80 91st

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