For population 25 years and over in Garden City:
For population 15 years and over in Garden City town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $233 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (33.7 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (544.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hanceville, AL (2.0 miles ), Nectar, AL (2.6 miles ), Hayden, AL (2.8 miles ), Dodge City, AL (2.9 miles ), Welti, AL (3.1 miles ), Good Hope, AL (3.1 miles ), Colony, AL (3.1 miles ), Cleveland, AL (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.01 N, Longitude: 86.75 W
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-5.7%).
Work and jobs in Garden City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Garden City, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Garden City-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 311% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Garden City town center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 30.5 miles away from the town center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Garden City-area historical earthquake activity is above Alabama state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from Garden City center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.8 miles away from Garden City center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cullman County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Garden City:
Local government website: www.co.cullman.al.us/gardencity.htm
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garden City:
See full list of schools located in Garden City
Public elementary/middle school in Garden City:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Garden City and their reported violations in the past:GARDEN CITY WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 897, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.8%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Garden City compared to Alabama state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Garden City (based on Cullman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Garden City government finances in 2002:
5.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,794 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($241 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,600 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Garden City:
Strongest FM radio stations in Garden City:
TV broadcast stations around Garden City:
Garden City fatal accident list:
Apr 2, 2007 05:50 PM, Us-Sr3, Lat: 34.017164, Lon: -86.747508, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 2007 11:45 PM, Us-Sr 3, Lat: 34.015389, Lon: -86.748247, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
May 5, 1976 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $7,176,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,043
Total average daily truck traffic: 430
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