Garden City, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 26,650 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.3%
 
Males: 13,373  (50.2%)
Females: 13,277  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48135, 48185.

Garden City Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,383 (it was $51,841 in 2000)
Garden City:

$57,383
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,201 (it was $21,651 in 2000)

Garden City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,643 (it was $110,700 in 2000)
Garden City:

$131,643
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $147,039; detached houses: $150,203; townhouses or other attached units: $155,410; in 2-unit structures: $70,626; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,447; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,165; mobile homes: $53,228; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $133,056

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,024.

March 2019 cost of living index in Garden City: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.6% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.2% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 22.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Garden City, MI (2017)
    • 24,13090.1%White alone
    • 1,1364.2%Hispanic
    • 7762.9%Black alone
    • 4041.5%Two or more races
    • 1550.6%Asian alone
    • 1130.4%American Indian alone
    • 350.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 71 registered sex offenders living in Garden City, Michigan as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Garden City is 376 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
2
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(27.3)
7
(24.2)
1
(3.5)
9
(33.3)
9
(34.1)
4
(15.7)
6
(21.7)
8
(29.2)
11
(40.6)
10
(37.0)
13
(48.3)
13
(48.5)
10
(37.6)
21
(79.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
22
(75.0)
20
(69.2)
30
(106.1)
28
(103.6)
34
(128.8)
26
(101.8)
25
(90.3)
14
(51.0)
18
(66.4)
19
(70.3)
10
(37.2)
14
(52.3)
16
(60.2)
7
(26.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
70
(238.6)
67
(231.9)
63
(222.8)
65
(240.4)
52
(197.0)
55
(215.3)
44
(159.0)
50
(182.3)
49
(180.7)
29
(107.3)
30
(111.5)
42
(156.8)
62
(233.3)
77
(290.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
174
(593.2)
124
(429.2)
146
(516.2)
174
(643.6)
144
(545.5)
153
(598.8)
172
(621.6)
177
(645.3)
155
(571.7)
91
(336.6)
147
(546.3)
96
(358.5)
63
(237.1)
79
(297.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
475
(1,619)
438
(1,516)
411
(1,453)
461
(1,705)
527
(1,996)
483
(1,890)
426
(1,540)
367
(1,338)
327
(1,206)
238
(880.3)
298
(1,107)
341
(1,273)
295
(1,110)
140
(527.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
111
(378.4)
99
(342.7)
88
(311.2)
80
(295.9)
90
(340.9)
93
(364.0)
91
(328.9)
64
(233.3)
59
(217.6)
52
(192.3)
43
(159.8)
54
(201.6)
38
(143.0)
22
(83.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(17.0)
13
(45.0)
7
(24.8)
3
(11.1)
8
(30.3)
3
(11.7)
7
(25.3)
2
(7.3)
3
(11.1)
5
(18.5)
2
(7.4)
1
(3.7)
4
(15.1)
3
(11.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)228.6204.7198.4250.1250.6232.8207.7199.8209.0146.3167.4178.0167.3177.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: Polish (13.4%), American (8.8%), German (8.6%), Irish (8.4%), English (4.5%), Italian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 636 feet

Land area: 5.86 square miles.

Population density: 4,545 people per square mile   (average).

Garden City, Michigan map

1,201 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This city:

4.5%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,599 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,246 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Westland, MI (2.0 miles , pop. 86,602).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (12.8 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (225.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Westland, MI (1.4 miles ),
Inkster, MI (1.6 miles ),
Dearborn Heights, MI (1.7 miles ),
Wayne, MI (2.0 miles ),
Livonia, MI (2.3 miles ),
Redford, MI (2.3 miles ),
Dearborn, MI (2.5 miles ),
Romulus, MI (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.32 N, Longitude: 83.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,727 (-25.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,628 (12.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 734

Distribution of median household income in Garden City, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Garden City, MI in 2017
Garden City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $396,900
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Garden City, MI residents
Average permit cost in Garden City, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Michigan:

4.4%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Garden City, MI
Historical housing units in Garden City, MI
Most common industries in Garden City, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (12.2%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (18.3%)
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Machinery (4.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Garden City, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Garden City, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Garden City, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.4. This is worse than average.

City:

90.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.464. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.464
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.888. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.888
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.64
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00559. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00559
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Garden City-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Garden City city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 14.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garden City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.0 miles away from Garden City center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.7 miles away from Garden City center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 286.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 359.2 miles away from Garden City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garden City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Garden City:

  • GARDEN CITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 6245 INKSTER RD)
  • AFFINITY HEALTH CARE, L L C (30900 FORD ROAD, SUITE H)
  • CITIZENS CARE SERVICE (31529 WARREN RD)
  • PATIENT HOME CARE SERVICES LTD (29055 FORD ROAD)
  • TRIAD HOME CARE, INC (28482 CHERRY HILL ROAD, SUITE C)

Amtrak stations near Garden City:

  • 6 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
  • 8 miles: DEARBORN (16121 MICHIGAN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
  • 14 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

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

  • Henry Ford Community College (about 6 miles; Dearborn, MI; Full-time enrollment: 12,610)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 6 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Madonna University (about 6 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 3,212)
  • Baker College of Allen Park (about 8 miles; Allen Park, MI; FT enrollment: 2,693)
  • Schoolcraft College (about 9 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 10,867)
  • Lawrence Technological University (about 12 miles; Southfield, MI; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 13 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)

Public high schools in Garden City:

  • GARDEN CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,479, Location: 6500 MIDDLEBELT RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • CAMBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 28901 CAMBRIDGE ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Garden City:

  • GARDEN CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 751, Location: 1851 RADCLIFF ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • FARMINGTON 5-6 CAMPUS (Students: 383, Location: 33411 MARQUETTE AVE, Grades: 5-6)
  • TIPTON ACADEMY (Location: 1615 BELTON ST, Grades: KG-6, Charter school)
  • DOUGLAS ELEMENTARY 3-4 CAMPUS (Location: 6400 HARTEL, Grades: 3-4)
  • MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY 1-2 CAMPUS (Location: 30001 MARQUETTE, Grades: 1-2)

Private elementary/middle school in Garden City:

  • ST RAPHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 188, Location: 31500 BEECHWOOD ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Garden City

Library in Garden City:

  • GARDEN CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $305,102; Location: 31735 MAPLEWOOD STREET; 53,843 books; 2,479 audio materials; 2,747 video materials; 52 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Addition to the park list, Garden City Park, located on the corder of Merriman and Cherry Hill. Extends 1/4 mile north of cherry hill to 1/2 mile east of merriman.
  • With a Black population of approx. 1-2%, Garden City is actually significantly below the stae average of 14%.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Garden City: Garden City Courthouse (A), Garden City Fire Department (B), Garden City Library (C), Oakwood Healthcare Center - Garden City (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Garden City Town Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Garden City include: A Nankin Pioneer Historical Marker (1), Henry Ford's Honeymoon House Historical Marker (2), Garden City Park (3), Florence Park (4), Maplewood Park (5), Moeller Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jason Bacashihua - NHL player (St. Louis Blues, born: Sep 20, 1982), Justin Ockerman - College basketball player (Sacramento State Hornets).

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

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

GARDEN CITY (Population served: 27,692, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2009, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (2 times from MAR-31-2009 to APR-14-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2007 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (2 times from MAR-31-2009 to APR-14-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2007 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (2 times from MAR-31-2009 to APR-14-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2009)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
31 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
22 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Garden City in 2000:

  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Garden City (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Garden City Branch at 6071 Middlebelt Road, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Garden City Branch at 28925 Ford Road, branch established on 1946/01/23. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Garden City:

Marital status in Garden City, MI
  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Garden City:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Neighborhood in Garden City (Garden City, Michigan Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Garden City, MI (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic297,283151
Evangelical Protestant183,985527
Black Protestant124,432282
Mainline Protestant85,387231
Other79,840116
Orthodox17,58023
None1,032,077-
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: 556
This county:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 294
Wayne County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 523
Wayne County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,019
Wayne County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

11.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

33.2%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wayne County:

12.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Garden City:

51.5%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Garden City:

49.4%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Garden City:

28.7
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Garden City:

21.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Garden City:

34.7%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.5%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Garden City:

79.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Garden City, MI 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 30$187,652$75,0610$0
Firefighters 19$113,646$71,7760$0
Streets and Highways 15$76,898$61,5180$0
Sewerage 11$47,575$51,9000$0
Judicial and Legal 9$35,929$47,9054$4,284
Financial Administration 9$43,670$58,2270$0
Local Libraries 2$8,512$51,0727$19,608
Police - Other 2$8,283$49,6980$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,424$53,0887$3,286
Parks and Recreation 1$6,224$74,68818$8,655
Other and Unallocable 1$4,085$49,0201$1,605
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,733$44,7960$0
Totals for Government 101$540,631$64,23337$37,438

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $553,000 ($20.75)
    Water Utilities: $261,000 ($9.79)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,711,000 ($214.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,446,000 ($129.31)
    Regular Highways: $3,067,000 ($115.08)
    Water Utilities: $2,340,000 ($87.80)
    General - Other: $2,271,000 ($85.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,564,000 ($58.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,067,000 ($40.04)
    Public Welfare - Other: $950,000 ($35.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $926,000 ($34.75)
    Sewerage: $894,000 ($33.55)
    Financial Administration: $879,000 ($32.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $597,000 ($22.40)
    Libraries: $535,000 ($20.08)
    Central Staff Services: $432,000 ($16.21)
    Health - Other: $123,000 ($4.62)
    General Public Buildings: $99,000 ($3.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $72,000 ($2.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,324,000 ($49.68)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $4,078,000 ($153.02)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $430,000 ($16.14)
    Other - Police Protection: $375,000 ($14.07)
    Other - Transit Utilities: $34,000 ($1.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,058,000 ($302.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($4.20)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,669,000 ($212.72)
    Other: $1,715,000 ($64.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,330,000 ($49.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $695,000 ($26.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $760,000 ($28.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $252,000 ($9.46)
    Public Welfare: $140,000 ($5.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $141,000 ($5.29)
    Public Welfare: $108,000 ($4.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,828,000 ($68.59)
    Interest Earnings: $1,144,000 ($42.93)
    Rents: $771,000 ($28.93)
    Special Assessments: $547,000 ($20.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $530,000 ($19.89)
    Donations From Private Sources: $90,000 ($3.38)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,669,000 ($100.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,771,000 ($103.98)
    Highways: $2,140,000 ($80.30)
    Public Welfare: $884,000 ($33.17)
    Other: $487,000 ($18.27)
  • Tax - Property: $12,064,000 ($452.68)
    Other License: $285,000 ($10.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $34,000 ($1.28)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $26,340,000 ($988.37)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,765,000 ($966.79)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,240,000 ($459.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,970,000 ($336.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,270,000 ($122.70)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $575,000 ($21.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,557,000 ($733.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,765,000 ($966.79)

4.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($896 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oakland County, MI  1.09% ($53,755 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.58% ($34,674)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.38% ($54,183)


4.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oakland County, MI  1.31% ($55,624 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.81% ($34,456)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.34% ($50,963)
Businesses in Garden City, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Payless1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GNC1Tim Hortons1
H&R Block2True Value1
Jones New York1UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Garden City:

  • WCAR (1090 AM; 1 kW; LIVONIA, MI; Owner: WCAR-AM, NC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMKM (1440 AM; 1 kW; INKSTER, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNZK (690 AM; 3 kW; DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSDS (1480 AM; 4 kW; SALEM TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: KOCH BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garden City:

  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WHFR (89.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)

TV broadcast stations around Garden City:

  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • W48BZ (Channel 48; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Garden City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full 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 ORIGINATED166$72,36744$47,318233$106,80717$18,05934$53,2941$4,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$71,0535$89,80027$108,3708$9,7503$57,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$62,05616$40,688122$109,74633$23,75816$60,5631$56,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$63,0596$59,83342$115,7383$55,3331$52,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$75,8332$52,00015$119,0672$35,0003$54,3330$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Garden City, MI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$64,5005$73,4000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$59,0003$110,3331$137,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$41,0001$127,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$89,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Garden City, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Garden City, MI - 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 fires per year is 58. The highest number of fires - 95 took place in 2005, and the least - 20 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Garden City, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.0%), and Outside Fires (25.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Garden City, MI
    • 51152.0%Structure Fires
    • 24625.0%Outside Fires
    • 15215.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 747.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Garden City, MI
Most common first names in Garden City, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26871.4 years
Mary23076.8 years
William19071.0 years
Robert15667.8 years
James15068.3 years
Joseph13172.2 years
Helen12279.4 years
George11373.0 years
Edward10372.6 years
Charles9870.1 years
Most common last names in Garden City, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7670.7 years
Miller5173.6 years
Johnson3870.9 years
Brown3370.6 years
Davis3174.0 years
Williams2569.2 years
Jones2476.3 years
Thomas2369.5 years
Wilson2272.4 years
Anderson2172.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Garden City, MI
  • 93.8%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Garden City, MI
  • 82.5%Utility gas
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Garden City compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Garden City on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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