Garden City, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 8,994 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.3%
Males: 4,115  (45.8%)
Females: 4,879  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 31405, 31407, 31408, 31415.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,608 (it was $29,718 in 2000)
Garden City:

$29,608
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,095 (it was $14,139 in 2000)

Garden City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $106,282 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Garden City:

$106,282
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $239,365; Detached houses: $243,085; Townhouses or other attached units: $289,365; In 2-unit structures: $287,441; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $189,618; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,794; Mobile homes: $58,745

Median gross rent in 2013: $740.

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  • Races in Garden City, GA (2010)

    Garden City races chart
    • 3,76942.9%White alone
    • 3,24837.0%Black alone
    • 1,47016.7%Hispanic
    • 1321.5%Two or more races
    • 1161.3%Asian alone
    • 250.3%American Indian alone
    • 110.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Garden City: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (9.4%), Irish (9.1%), United States (5.8%), German (5.1%), French (3.1%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 616 people per square mile   (low).

Garden City,GA real estate house value index trend

Garden City, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Garden City:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garden City city:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

742 residents are foreign born (7.4% Latin America).

This city:

8.1%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Garden City, Georgia as of July 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Garden City to the number of sex offenders is 1,486 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $949 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $219 (0.3%)

Garden City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (5.0 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (126.6 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (641.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Port Wentworth, GA (2.1 miles ), Savannah, GA (2.2 miles ), Pooler, GA (2.3 miles ), Pooler-Burroughs, GA (2.6 miles ), Thunderbolt, GA (2.9 miles ), Bloomingdale, GA (2.9 miles ), Georgetown, GA (3.0 miles ), Vernonburg, GA (3.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $201,100
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $230,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $435,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.10 N, Longitude: 81.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,373 (+69.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 586 (16.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

Garden City household income distribution Garden City home values distribution

Crime rates in Garden City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0032100000
per 100,000 0.00.029.921.310.70.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 78356114N/A3
per 100,000 59.371.129.953.364.310.911.244.0N/A33.6
Robberies 31222648242019183744
per 100,000 262.6195.6258.9511.3257.3219.0213.6197.9412.6492.7
Assaults 138979613312012110396122108
per 100,000 1,169.1862.6956.01,416.91,286.31,324.71,158.11,055.31,360.41,209.3
Burglaries 18115612594106142110162156210
per 100,000 1,533.41,387.31,244.81,001.41,136.21,554.61,236.81,780.81,739.52,351.4
Thefts 429409441390264337303219237292
per 100,000 3,634.43,637.24,391.64,154.72,829.93,689.53,406.82,407.42,642.73,269.5
Auto thefts 104806553806644393122
per 100,000 881.1711.4647.3564.6857.5722.6494.7428.7345.7246.3
Arson 6N/AN/AN/A1423N/A1
per 100,000 50.8N/AN/AN/A10.743.822.533.0N/A11.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.3) 619.0532.4604.4728.0605.8592.2513.8508.1622.1662.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Garden City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 50 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.35
Georgia average:

2.73
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Garden City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Garden City, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Garden City-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Garden City city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.8 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garden City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 144.6 miles away from Garden City center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from Garden City center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chatham County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garden City topographic map

Birthplace of: Barrod Heggs - College football player (Maryland Terrapins).

Hospitals and medical centers in Garden City:

  • FMC WEST CHATHAM DIALYSIS CENTER (113 MINUS AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Garden City:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • HOSPICE SAVANNAH, INC. (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • WESTVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PORT WENTWORTH, GA)
  • DSI SAVANNAH DRAYTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • PLACE AT POOLER, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; POOLER, GA)
  • DERENNE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SAVANNAH, GA)
  • CHARLTON VISITING NURSES SERVICES- GREATER SAVAN (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; POOLER, GA)

Amtrak station near Garden City:

  • 2 miles: SAVANNAH (2611 SEABOARD COAST LINE DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

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

  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 5 miles; Savannah, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,964)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 7 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • South University–Savannah Online (about 8 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 13,512)
  • Savannah State University (about 8 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,193)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 9 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 43 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 70 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)

Public high school in Garden City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Garden City:

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Notable locations in Garden City: Garden City Water Pollution Control Plant (A), Garden City Fire Department (B), Garden City Fire Department Station 2 (C), Garden City - City Hall (D), Garden City Municipal Court (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Traffic Circle Shopping Center (1), West Side Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Garden City include: Bible Church (A), Dean Forest Church (B), First Mount Calvary Church (C), Zion Fair Missionary Church (D), Fellowship Assembly of God Church (E), Chapel In the Gardens Church (F), Alpha and Omega Worship Center (G), Higgins Evangelist Church (H), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hillcrest Abby West Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Chatham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 58.1. This is better than average.

City:

58.1
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.07. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.07
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.08
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00199. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00199
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.1%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 46.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.4% for other race residents, 49.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
9 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
1,109 people in state prisons in 2000
4 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Garden City (2011 data):

  • The Savannah Bank, National Association: West Chatham Branch at 100 Chatham Parkway, branch established on 1995/11/20. Info updated 2010/06/26: Bank assets: $730.3 mil, Deposits: $632.9 mil, headquarters in Savannah, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Savannah Bancorp, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Garden City Branch at 4516 Augusta Road, branch established on 1990/06/27. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Atlantic Coast Bank: Garden City Branch at 213 Highway 80 West, branch established on 1992/11/30. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $789.8 mil, Deposits: $510.1 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, FL, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • SunTrust Bank: Garden City Branch at 215 Main Street, branch established on 1973/03/12. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Georgia average:

12.6

Garden City travel time to work - commute Garden City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Garden City city (based on Chatham County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant65,804170
Black Protestant28,30857
Mainline Protestant25,66063
Catholic22,10910
Other8,60722
Orthodox3652
None114,275-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 53
Chatham County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Chatham County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Chatham County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 266
Here:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Chatham County:

28.7%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.2%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Garden City:

11.6%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Garden City:

6.7
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Garden City:

31.7%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.7%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.5%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Garden City, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$17,287$51,8610$0
Other Government Administration 11$55,421$60,4597$2,300
Police Protection - Officers 39$155,228$47,7620$0
Police - Other 5$14,283$34,2793$2,850
Firefighters 10$35,774$42,9290$0
Streets and Highways 9$26,243$34,9910$0
Sewerage 11$35,087$38,2770$0
Parks and Recreation 8$23,103$34,6555$2,205
Water Supply 7$19,262$33,0210$0
Other and Unallocable 4$11,677$35,0310$0
Totals for Government 108$393,365$43,70715$7,355

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $780,000 ($86.72)
    Sewerage: $579,000 ($64.38)
    Regular Highways: $142,000 ($15.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($3.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,991,000 ($221.37)
    Water Utilities: $738,000 ($82.05)
    Regular Highways: $587,000 ($65.27)
    Sewerage: $492,000 ($54.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $472,000 ($52.48)
    Central Staff Services: $367,000 ($40.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $338,000 ($37.58)
    Fire Protection: $181,000 ($20.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $74,000 ($8.23)
    General - Other: $49,000 ($5.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000 ($5.45)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($1.22)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($0.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Water Utilities: $91,000 ($10.12)
    Fire Protection: $40,000 ($4.45)
    General: $9,000 ($1.00)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $92,000 ($10.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $168,000 ($18.68)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($5.89)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($5.56)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($5.23)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($3.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($2.11)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($0.78)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($0.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,248,000 ($249.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($5.56)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $531,000 ($59.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $263,000 ($29.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $67,000 ($7.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($2.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,635,000 ($181.79)
    All Other: $622,000 ($69.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $638,000 ($70.94)
    Interest Earnings: $343,000 ($38.14)
    Rents: $69,000 ($7.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $797,000 ($88.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000 ($3.11)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $551,000 ($61.26)
    Public Utilities: $545,000 ($60.60)
    NEC: $541,000 ($60.15)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $191,000 ($21.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,380,000 ($153.44)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $676,000 ($75.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,922,000 ($213.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $134,000 ($14.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,397,000 ($933.62)

10.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,150 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.15%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($618 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.27%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Effingham County, GA  0.63% ($32,309 average AGI)
from Bryan County, GA  0.41% ($32,569)
from Liberty County, GA  0.30% ($25,901)


8.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($682 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.17%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Effingham County, GA  0.64% ($34,372 average AGI)
to Bryan County, GA  0.38% ($34,241)
to Fulton County, GA  0.36% ($39,951)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garden City:

  • WTKS (1290 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJLG (900 AM; 4 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHGM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: WHGM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garden City:

  • W206AT (89.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSVH (91.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WZAT (102.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAEV (97.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQBT (94.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJCL-FM (96.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIXV (95.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEAS-FM (93.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W201AU (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLXP (88.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN MULTIMEDIA NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLVH (101.1 FM; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFS (89.5 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLFS (91.9 FM; PORT WENTWORTH, GA; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC)
  • WGZR (106.9 FM; BLUFFTON, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFXH-FM (106.1 FM; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHCJ (90.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYKZ (98.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRHQ (105.3 FM; RICHMOND HILL, GA; Owner: THOROUGHBRED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLOW (107.9 FM; PORT ROYAL, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSIS (103.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Garden City:

  • WGSA-CA (Channel 50; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXSX-LP (Channel 13; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W55AW (Channel 55; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • W57CT (Channel 57; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHDS-LP (Channel 32; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: BROADCAST CORP. OF AMERICA)
  • WVAN-TV (Channel 9; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • W53BX (Channel 53; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: WHHI-TV, INC.)
  • W35AY (Channel 35; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Owner: MYRON K. HINES)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Garden City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 194m636ftTotal length
  • $32,307,000Total costs
  • 526,320Total average daily traffic
  • 18,210Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 181970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Garden City, GA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$140,46310$191,31553$141,8950$00$014$235,8366$239,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$64,9803$79,9771$63,8700$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$128,0464$71,54532$113,14510$25,6341$2,620,2104$80,8303$45,103
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$33,4904$186,41517$140,5890$00$02$115,4600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$132,6980$00$01$61,1900$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.01 , 0106.01, 0106.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$121,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$235,930
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$52,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.01 , 0106.01, 0106.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Garden City and their reported violations in the past:

BUCKLAND HALL PLANTATION (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2009), St BCA signed (JAN-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2010)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2005)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 97
  • Hazardous Condition: 44
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Garden City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Garden City, GA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Garden City, GA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Payless1
Cricket Wireless1Penske1
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx1U-Haul2
Ford1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Honda1

Garden City compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Garden City on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 (31415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #62 (31415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #70 (31415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #95 (31415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #95 (31415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 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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