Garden City, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Garden City, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Garden City had a population of 9,301 as of July 1, 2018. Garden City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garden City is located at latitude 32.1144 and longitude -81.154 in Chatham County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garden City (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Chatham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Garden City (GNIS ID: 2403680) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Garden City is located within Savannah Division of Chatham County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garden City: Industrial City Gardens.

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Garden City, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,301
Population in Households 8,883
Population in Familes 6,666
Population in Group Qrtrs 418
Population Density2 652
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $40,996
Average Household Income $53,997
Per Capita Income $20,783


Total Housing Units 3,921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,401 (35.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,173 (55.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $115,754
Average Home Value $158,708


Total Households 3,574
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,156
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.7% 0.64%
Households 0.64% 0.7%
Families 0.02% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Garden City, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden City to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 110 83rd
Population Density # 270 57th
Diversity Index # 24 96th
Median Household Income # 312 50th
Per Capita Income # 345 45th

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