For population 25 years and over in Garden City:
For population 15 years and over in Garden City town:
72 residents are foreign born (25.0% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $700 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (2.3 miles , pop. 76,930).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (39.4 miles , pop. 259,628).
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
Population change in the 1990s: +183 (+105.2%).
Work and jobs in Garden City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Garden City, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Garden City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garden City:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
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.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
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.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.7%
(32.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Garden City compared to Colorado state average:
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Religion statistics for Garden City (based on Weld County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 25
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Number of full-service restaurants: 140
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Garden City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Garden City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
10.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,113 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($139 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,520 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($102 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Garden City fatal accident list:
Apr 29, 1998 08:50 PM, Us-85, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
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