Garden City, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 11,890 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.9%
 
Males: 5,961  (50.1%)
Females: 5,929  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

46.7 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83714.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,169 (it was $38,520 in 2000)
Garden City:

$44,169
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,979 (it was $24,242 in 2000)

Garden City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $231,448 (it was $120,100 in 2000)
Garden City:

$231,448
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $245,281; detached houses: $308,074; townhouses or other attached units: $216,607; mobile homes: $37,343

Median gross rent in 2017: $831.

March 2019 cost of living index in Garden City: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.6%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 24.2% for other race residents, 65.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Garden City, ID (2017)
    • 10,39785.1%White alone
    • 1,41411.6%Hispanic
    • 2762.3%Two or more races
    • 740.6%Black alone
    • 510.4%Asian alone
    • 100.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 55 registered sex offenders living in Garden City, Idaho as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Garden City is 217 to 1.


Crime rates in Garden City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(26.2)
6
(51.2)
10
(87.3)
5
(42.8)
10
(84.5)
6
(50.1)
5
(45.1)
11
(97.4)
21
(185.2)
8
(70.6)
10
(86.7)
11
(94.3)
7
(59.8)
11
(91.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(52.4)
4
(34.1)
6
(52.4)
3
(25.7)
4
(33.8)
7
(58.5)
3
(27.0)
3
(26.6)
5
(44.1)
3
(26.5)
4
(34.7)
5
(42.9)
7
(59.8)
6
(49.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
48
(418.8)
37
(315.6)
48
(419.1)
23
(197.0)
43
(363.4)
22
(183.8)
40
(360.6)
42
(371.9)
39
(343.9)
64
(564.8)
39
(338.2)
59
(505.7)
52
(444.1)
65
(540.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
108
(942.4)
128
(1,092)
88
(768.4)
107
(916.4)
115
(971.9)
72
(601.6)
67
(604.0)
89
(788.1)
63
(555.5)
58
(511.8)
62
(537.6)
74
(634.3)
61
(521.0)
74
(615.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
315
(2,749)
353
(3,011)
305
(2,663)
272
(2,330)
259
(2,189)
268
(2,239)
337
(3,038)
370
(3,276)
347
(3,059)
349
(3,080)
309
(2,679)
327
(2,803)
265
(2,263)
254
(2,112)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
57
(497.4)
26
(221.8)
39
(340.6)
26
(222.7)
14
(118.3)
20
(167.1)
14
(126.2)
17
(150.5)
15
(132.3)
23
(203.0)
27
(234.1)
27
(231.4)
21
(179.4)
26
(216.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(52.4)
4
(34.1)
4
(34.9)
7
(60.0)
4
(33.8)
3
(25.1)
1
(9.0)
3
(26.6)
7
(61.7)
4
(35.3)
5
(43.4)
1
(8.6)
2
(17.1)
9
(74.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)336.1346.0357.0256.5332.4239.5308.2376.3402.0352.6310.9381.6296.0341.1

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City-data.com crime index in Garden City, ID

Crime rate in Garden City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 34 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Idaho average:

1.59
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Ancestries: English (23.2%), American (14.0%), German (11.2%), Irish (3.5%), Welsh (2.9%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2660 feet

Land area: 4.15 square miles.

Population density: 2,865 people per square mile   (average).

Garden City, Idaho map

578 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% North America).

This city:

4.7%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,442 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,553 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boise, ID (2.6 miles , pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (335.8 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (670.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Boise, ID (1.6 miles ),
Hidden Spring, ID (2.2 miles ),
Eagle, ID (2.3 miles ),
Boise Hills, ID (2.5 miles ),
Meridian, ID (2.6 miles ),
Star, ID (3.4 miles ),
Robie Creek, ID (3.6 miles ),
Kuna, ID (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.65 N, Longitude: 116.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,642 (+29.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,052 (19.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Distribution of median household income in Garden City, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Garden City, ID in 2017
Garden City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Idaho:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +3,672 (+52.8%).
Most common industries in Garden City, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Garden City, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Garden City, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Garden City, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.1. This is worse than average.

City:

89.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.517. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.517
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.01. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.01
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.294. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.93
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Garden City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 349% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 285.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 320.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 367.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 305.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ada County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garden City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Garden City:

  • CAPITAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BOISE, ID)
  • CAPITOL CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BOISE, ID)
  • ALL VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BOISE, ID)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - BOISE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BOISE, ID)
  • SUNHEALTH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM FOR BOISE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BOISE, ID)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF VALLEY VIEW (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BOISE, ID)
  • INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES (SUMMERWIND) (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BOISE, ID)

Amtrak stations near Garden City:

  • 4 miles: BOISE (1212 W. BANNOCK ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: NAMPA (1424 2ND ST. S.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

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

  • Boise State University (about 5 miles; Boise, ID; Full-time enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 13 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 17 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 44 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 117 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 147 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 195 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

Public elementary/middle school in Garden City:

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Library in Garden City:

  • GARDEN CITY PUBLIC (Operating income: $499,552; Location: 6015 GLENWOOD ST; 38,492 books; 2,780 audio materials; 3,002 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Garden City Library is located at 6015 Glenwood Street

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Garden City: Western Idaho Fairgrounds (A), Ada County Paramedics Medical Station 56 (B), North Ada County Fire and Rescue Station 1 (C), North Ada County Fire and Rescue Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Northgate Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Lake Elmore (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Ellis Amusements Entertainment (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4860 West Chinden Boulevard), Inglis Coin Machine Service CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 300 East 35th Street), Sos Clinic (4725 Windward Court), About Saving Our Skin (4725 Windward Court), Boise Motorcycle & Snowmobile Salvage (Tours & Charters; 4735 West Chinden Boulevard).

Ada County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

GARDEN CITY WATER AND SEWER SYSTEM (Population served: 12,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.4%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Garden City in 2010:

  • 55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 20 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
56 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
42 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Banks with branches in Garden City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Garden City Branch at 3301 W Chinden Boulevard, branch established on 1964/06/08. 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
  • Washington Trust Bank: State Street at 7309 W. State Street, branch established on 2003/11/10. Info updated 2009/02/17: Bank assets: $4,172.4 mil, Deposits: $3,522.4 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 41 total offices, Holding Company: W.T.b. Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Garden City Branch at 5425 Chinden Boulevard, branch established on 1994/07/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of the Cascades: Garden City Branch at 4128 Adams Street, branch established on 1998/09/08. Info updated 2007/01/18: Bank assets: $1,334.8 mil, Deposits: $1,087.3 mil, headquarters in Bend, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Cascade Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Garden City:

Marital status in Garden City, ID
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

For population 25 years and over in Garden City:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Garden City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Garden City:

(Garden City, Idaho Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Garden City, ID (based on Ada County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other67,288156
Evangelical Protestant52,126147
Catholic26,3029
Mainline Protestant22,44137
Orthodox4204
Black Protestant2522
None223,536-
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: 46
Ada County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Ada County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 99
Ada County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 291
Ada County:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ada County:

6.7%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.1%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.1%
State:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Garden City:

48.3%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Garden City:

21.7%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Garden City:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Garden City:

32.6%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
Garden City:

55.6%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Garden City:

78.2%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Garden City, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$178,542$82,4043$8,625
Sewerage 8$28,035$42,0530$0
Water Supply 6$25,653$51,3060$0
Police - Other 6$22,333$44,6661$3,158
Local Libraries 6$21,893$43,78615$13,950
Other Government Administration 5$5,961$14,3060$0
Financial Administration 4$26,239$78,7170$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$17,477$52,4310$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,740$34,9600$0
Judicial and Legal 2$9,406$56,4361$804
Totals for Government 70$344,279$59,01920$26,537

Garden City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,719,000 ($144.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $647,000 ($54.42)
    Water Utilities: $224,000 ($18.84)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,096,000 ($344.49)
    Sewerage: $2,219,000 ($186.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,770,000 ($148.86)
    Central Staff Services: $1,324,000 ($111.35)
    Water Utilities: $858,000 ($72.16)
    Libraries: $647,000 ($54.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $492,000 ($41.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $440,000 ($37.01)
    Financial Administration: $393,000 ($33.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($2.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $127,000 ($10.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,663,000 ($392.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($3.20)

Garden City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,730,000 ($229.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,133,000 ($179.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $277,000 ($23.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $166,000 ($13.96)
    Donations From Private Sources: $56,000 ($4.71)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($0.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,390,000 ($201.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $958,000 ($80.57)
    Other: $425,000 ($35.74)
  • Tax - Property: $3,814,000 ($320.77)
    Other License: $1,006,000 ($84.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $530,000 ($44.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,000 ($1.60)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $19,000 ($1.60)

Garden City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,670,000 ($140.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,490,000 ($125.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000 ($15.14)

Garden City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,361,000 ($282.67)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $155,000 ($13.04)

7.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
Idaho average:

8.09%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($428 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.05%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Canyon County, ID  1.29% ($42,077 average AGI)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.17% ($42,526)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($91,251)


6.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Idaho average:

7.05%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($609 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.06%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Canyon County, ID  1.43% ($41,443 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.14% ($52,933)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.12% ($59,206)
Businesses in Garden City, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
Applebee's1Starbucks1
Carl\s Jr.1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
KFC1Walgreens2
Kroger2Wendy's1
Panda Express1

Strongest AM radio stations in Garden City:

  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSPD (790 AM; 1 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCID (1490 AM; 1 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garden City:

  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KTSY (89.5 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GEM STATE ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KSAS-FM (103.3 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTB (104.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K239AC (95.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV-FM (96.1 FM; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Garden City:

  • KTRV (Channel 12; NAMPA, ID; Owner: IDAHO INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K35GE (Channel 35; BOISE, ID; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K30GS (Channel 30; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBCI-TV (Channel 2; BOISE, ID; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K17ED (Channel 17; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: DOUG GARCIA)
  • KAID (Channel 4; BOISE, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)
  • KIVI (Channel 6; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KNIN-TV (Channel 9; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: BANKS-BOISE, INC.)
  • KTVB (Channel 7; BOISE, ID; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K31FD (Channel 25; BOISE, ID; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K60FH (Channel 60; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K64EJ (Channel 64; BOISE, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA, TRUSTEE)
  • K56FQ (Channel 56; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K47BE (Channel 47; BOISE, ID; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCLP-CA (Channel 22; BOISE, ID; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KBSE-LP (Channel 33; BOISE/NAMPA/CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KITL-LP (Channel 20; BOISE, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA, TRUSTEE, GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KIWB-LP (Channel 43; BOISE, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA, TRUSTEE, GARY M. COCOLA, FAMILY TRUST)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Garden City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 266ft / 80.7mTotal length
  • $71,972,000Total costs
  • 139,900Total average daily traffic
  • 7,896Total average daily truck traffic
  • 209,805Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Garden City, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Garden City, ID
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$159,81044$155,953189$163,4637$135,34621$144,9664$103,223
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$145,3955$213,76031$173,1351$163,4802$202,4502$58,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$118,1107$134,68777$179,0885$74,25210$193,6756$100,517
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$139,4805$137,32435$183,7483$45,0132$208,3451$85,090
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$011$153,1880$00$01$110,960

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0003.01 , 0011.00, 0024.12, 0102.23

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$199,6975$159,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$189,2502$196,440
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$207,0900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0003.01 , 0011.00, 0024.12, 0102.23

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Garden City, ID
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Garden City, ID - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 55. The highest number of fires - 98 took place in 2002, and the least - 23 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Garden City, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.7%), and Structure Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Garden City, ID
    • 45848.7%Outside Fires
    • 29131.0%Structure Fires
    • 13514.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 566.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Garden City, ID
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Garden City, ID
  • 83.2%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Garden City, ID
  • 61.1%Utility gas
  • 38.2%Electricity
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood


Garden City compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Garden City on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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