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Population in 2012: 241 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -32.5%
Males: 127  (52.8%)
Females: 114  (47.2%)

Median resident age:  43.5 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 80631.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,494 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Garden City:

$18,494
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,332

Garden City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,847 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Garden City:

$113,847
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $122,241; Detached houses: $122,241

Median gross rent in 2012: $616.

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Garden City races chart
  • Hispanic - 155 (66.2%)
  • White alone - 73 (31.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

Races in Garden City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garden City: 102.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Garden City, Colorado on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Garden City is mentioned 32 times on our forum:
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The People of this Town  (34 replies)
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What is the absolutely best/worst place in CO?  (283 replies)

Ancestries: German (17.6%), English (4.3%), Italian (1.7%), Norwegian (1.7%), Scottish (1.7%), United States (1.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4675 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 2,130 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Garden City:

  • High school or higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garden City town:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

84 residents are foreign born

This town:  33.3%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Garden City, Colorado as of November 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Garden City to the number of sex offenders is 241 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $489 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $525 (1.0%)

Garden City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (2.3 miles , pop. 76,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (48.5 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (625.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Evans, CO (1.3 miles ), Greeley, CO (1.5 miles ), La Salle, CO (1.8 miles ), Kersey, CO (2.6 miles ), Gilcrest, CO (3.0 miles ), Eaton, CO (3.1 miles ), Milliken, CO (3.2 miles ), Kersey-Gill, CO (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 104.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +183 (+105.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (24%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (16%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Customer service representatives (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Legal support workers (5%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Garden City-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Garden City town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/22/2008, a category F3 tornado 11.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 78 people and caused $147 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garden City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1997 at 22:04:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, 2.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Garden City center
On 7/22/2001 at 19:22:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/1990 at 21:38:57, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Weld County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garden City topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Garden City:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - BONELL COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; GREELEY, CO)
  • FAIRACRES MANOR, INC. (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GREELEY, CO)
  • NORTH COLORADO MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 2 miles away; GREELEY, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Garden City, CO

Amtrak station near Garden City:

  • 20 miles: LOVELAND (1027 E. EISENHOWER BLVD.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garden City:

  • University of Northern Colorado (about 2 miles; Greeley, CO; Full-time enrollment: 9,984)
  • Aims Community College (about 5 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • Colorado State University (about 25 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • Front Range Community College (about 39 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 6,905)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 41 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)
  • Regis University (about 46 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 48 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 11,267)

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Weld County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.7. This is about average.
City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.413. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.413
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.5%
(30.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 21.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  44.1%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Garden City, CO

Garden City compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Garden City travel time to work - commute


Garden City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • No fuel used (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Garden City town (based on Weld County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.80%
Here36.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents40.0%5.6%5.5%5.1%5.1%
Congregations10.2%2.5%3.8%5.7%8.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.5%3.6%3.3%3.1%24.1%
Congregations2.5%8.9%1.3%4.5%52.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
This county:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Weld County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Weld County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 140
Weld County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.3%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.0%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Weld County:

11.5%
Colorado:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,540$30,4808$1,195
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 1$2,540$30,4809$1,495

Garden City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $381,000 ($1580.91)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $64,000 ($265.56)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($215.77)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($70.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($45.64)
    Corrections - Other: $1,000 ($4.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $137,000 ($568.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $48,000 ($199.17)

Garden City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($157.68)
    General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($58.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $167,000 ($692.95)
    General Support: $9,000 ($37.34)
    Highways: $9,000 ($37.34)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $245,000 ($1016.60)
    Property: $47,000 ($195.02)
    NEC: $18,000 ($74.69)
    Public Utilities: $15,000 ($62.24)
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,000 ($24.90)

Garden City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $917,000 ($3804.98)

10.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.24%
Colorado average:

10.77%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($139 average AGI)
Weld County:

0.05%
Colorado average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Larimer County, CO  1.77% ($43,199 average AGI)
from Boulder County, CO  1.48% ($51,199)
from Adams County, CO  1.27% ($46,026)


8.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($102 average AGI)
Weld County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Larimer County, CO  1.42% ($38,357 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  0.98% ($36,476)
to Boulder County, CO  0.83% ($37,681)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garden City:

  • KFKA (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREELEY, CO; Owner: MUSIC VENTURES, LLC, DBA BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGRE (1450 AM; 1 kW; GREELEY, CO; Owner: GREELEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHNC (1360 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, CO; Owner: DONALD A. AND SHARON E. WIEDEMAN)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garden City:

  • KUAD-FM (99.1 FM; WINDSOR, CO; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FT. COLLINS, INC.)
  • K206DB (89.1 FM; FORT COLLINS, ETC., CO; Owner: BOULDER COMMUNITY B/CAST ASSOC., INC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTRR (102.5 FM; LOVELAND, CO; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FT. COLLINS, INC.)
  • KSME (96.1 FM; GREELEY, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUNC-FM (91.5 FM; GREELEY, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KBRU-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KPAW (107.9 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSIR-FM1 (107.1 FM; HUDSON, CO; Owner: KKDD-FM BROADCASTERS)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCSU-FM (90.5 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Garden City:

  • KFCT (Channel 22; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • K63AB (Channel 63; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Garden City fatal accident list:

Apr 29, 1998 08:50 PM, Us-85, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$91,5266$79,8978$69,5141$8,0106$85,263
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$37,7002$73,6400$01$41,530
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$70,5574$49,8731$11,5102$48,955
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$46,5400$02$71,4750$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$49,7100$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$80,4802$61,2151$42,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$67,8900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$57,5500$01$40,530
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Garden City on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Administrative and support and waste management services"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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