Garden, Utah

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Population in 2010: 181. Population change since 2000: +118.1%
Males: 89  (49.6%)
Females: 92  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  44.7 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84028, 84038.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,881 (it was $37,188 in 2000)
Garden:

$51,881
UT:

$65,977

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,183 (it was $21,596 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $257,199 (it was $113,900 in 2000)
Garden:

$257,199
UT:

$250,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $291,798; Detached houses: $309,992; Townhouses or other attached units: $150,383; Mobile homes: $40,792
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  • Races in Garden, UT (2010)

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    • 17998.9%White alone
    • 21.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Garden: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (69.0%), Italian (24.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 28.3 square miles.

Population density: 6.4 people per square mile   (very low).

Garden, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Garden:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garden CDP:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 70.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Garden CDP:  0.5% ($600)
Utah:  0.7% ($956)
Garden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ogden, UT (54.3 miles , pop. 77,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (360.9 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (579.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Garden City, UT (1.7 miles ), Laketown, UT (2.4 miles) , St. Charles, ID (3.9 miles) , Randolph, UT (4.4 miles ), Bloomington, ID (4.6 miles ), Cove, UT (4.6 miles ), Wasatch, UT (4.6 miles) , Richmond, UT (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $64,500
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $249,000
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $261,600
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $298,500
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $259,800
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $213,100
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $267,800
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $236,800
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $251,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.89 N, Longitude: 111.40 W

Area code: 435

Garden household income distribution Garden home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Construction (29%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (40%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (29%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Garden, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Garden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 249% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 188.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 194.2 miles away from Garden 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 331.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 65.2 miles away from Garden center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 195.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garden topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garden:

  • Utah State University (about 24 miles; Logan, UT; Full-time enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 56 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 82 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 82 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Westminster College (about 84 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Idaho State University (about 86 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Western Governors University (about 87 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

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Notable locations in Garden: Limber Pine Trail Head (A), Bear Lake Overlook (B), Cook Ranch (C), Sunrise Campground (D), Bear Lake Overlook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Cook Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Fork Cheney Creek (A), Tufts Creek (B), Richardson Fork (C), Burnt Fork (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 77.3. This is about average.

City:

77.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 40.7%
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.9%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.3%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.0
Utah average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Garden CDP (based on Rich County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,9926
None272-
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: 1
Rich County:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Rich County:

14.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

9.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Rich County:

23.7%
Utah:

23.6%

8.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Utah average:

6.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

8.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
Utah average:

6.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cache County, UT  1.48% ($16,800 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garden:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KLGN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXOL (1660 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KANN (1120 AM; 10 kW; ROY, UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLO (1430 AM; 10 kW; OGDEN, UT; Owner: KLO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garden:

  • KLZX (95.9 FM; WESTON, ID; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO INC)
  • KRAR (106.9 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJQN (100.7 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KVFX (94.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KOTB (106.1 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNYN (99.1 FM; FORT BRIDGER, WY; Owner: M. KENT FRANDSEN)
  • KUSU-FM (91.5 FM; LOGAN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV. OF AGRI. & APP. SCI)
  • K220HI (91.9 FM; CLARKSTON, UT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K209DC (89.7 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KCUA (92.5 FM; COALVILLE, UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC)
  • KYFO-FM (95.5 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBZN-FM1 (97.9 FM; PARK CITY, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K201AE (88.1 FM; COALVILLE, ETC., UT; Owner: COMMUNITY WIRELESS OF PARK CITY, INC)
  • KZHT-FM1 (94.9 FM; PARK CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K240CP (95.9 FM; EVANSTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KBNZ (104.9 FM; TREMONTON, UT; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - UTAH, LLC)
  • KDWY (105.3 FM; DIAMONDVILLE, WY; Owner: JERROLD T. LUNDQUIST)
  • K207AH (89.3 FM; LAKETOWN, ETC., UT; Owner: UTAH STATE UNIV. OF AGRICULTURE)
  • K213AA (90.5 FM; LAKETOWN & GARDEN CI, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)

TV broadcast stations around Garden:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K41GS (Channel 41; SUMMIT COUNTY, UT; Owner: SUMMIT COUNTY)
  • K08JR (Channel 8; LAKETOWN, ETC., UT; Owner: RICH COUNTY)
  • K10LM (Channel 10; LAKETOWN, ETC., UT; Owner: RICH COUNTY)
  • K36DZ (Channel 36; LAKETOWN-GARDEN CITY, UT; Owner: RICH COUNTY)
  • K38AL (Channel 38; LAKETOWN, ETC., UT; Owner: RICH COUNTY)
  • K46GD (Channel 46; LAKETOWN, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • In The Town Of (Lat: 41.943750 Lon: -111.392750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 17 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KNKQ405
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/27/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2023Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 216 West 1st North (Lat: 41.948278 Lon: -111.201861), Call Sign: WRW586
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.6400 MHzGrant Date: 02/21/2015, Expiration Date: 05/07/2025, Certifier: Jeremy BartRegistrant: Lone Peak Licensing, LLC, Draper, UT 84020-1336, Phone: (801) 938-9346, Fax: (801) 938-9465, Email:
  • Lat: 41.856806 Lon: -111.366194, Call Sign: WQAW698
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 467.437 MHzGrant Date: 07/04/2014, Expiration Date: 08/19/2024, Certifier: Norm MechaunRegistrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 322-6825, Email:
  • Garden City Park (Lat: 41.939139 Lon: -111.392528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 0 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQKB618
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2009, Expiration Date: 03/19/2019, Certifier: Bryce NielsonRegistrant: Highway Information Systems, Inc., 4021 Stirrup Creek Drive, Suite 100, Durham, NC 27703, Phone: (919) 433-8281, Fax: (919) 361-2698, Email:
  • Lat: 41.946833 Lon: -111.399694, Call Sign: WQKT355
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.082 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2009, Expiration Date: 09/04/2019, Certifier: Dave NielsenRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 41.915500 Lon: -111.402778, Call Sign: WQLF756
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.325 MHz, 464.825 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2010, Expiration Date: 01/08/2020, Certifier: Robert T CoffinRegistrant: Spectrum License Consultants Inc, Dallas, TX 75370, Phone: (972) 248-2400, Fax: (972) 248-2422, Email:
  • Lat: 41.946583 Lon: -111.393639, Call Sign: WQUG985
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz, 151.490 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2014, Expiration Date: 07/07/2024, Certifier: Cheree LutzRegistrant: Lone Peak Licensing, LLC, Draper, UT 84020-1336, Phone: (801) 938-9346, Fax: (801) 938-9465, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • GARDEN CITY, 60 East 1st South (Lat: 41.943806 Lon: -111.392417), Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPF86
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74781 , Serial Number: 1902, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1961
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dan L Kurek, Po Box 209, Garden City, UT 84028, Other Owners: Janine J Kurek

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Garden compared to Utah state average:

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