Garden City, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Garden City, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Garden City had a population of 554 as of July 1, 2016. Garden City ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garden City is located at latitude 34.016 and longitude -86.7512 in Cullman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Garden City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Cullman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 502 feet.

The Town of Garden City (GNIS ID: 2406541) 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.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Garden City is located within Hanceville Division of Cullman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garden City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Garden City, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 554
Population in Households 554
Population in Familes 482
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 184
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 164
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $110,377
Average Home Value $143,194


Median Household Income $42,826
Average Household Income $54,960
Per Capita Income $21,877
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.92% 1.3%
Households 1.86% 1.24%
Families 1.33% 1.19%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Garden City, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden City to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 397 32nd
Population Density1 # 356 39th
Diversity Index2 # 533 8th
Median Household Income # 184 68th
Per Capita Income # 192 67th

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