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Garden City, Alabama - Basic Facts

Garden City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Garden City.

It is a populated place located in Cullman County at latitude 34.0145 and longitude -86.7469. Cullman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 502 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Garden City (see map) encompass a land area of 3.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Garden City, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 534
Population in Households 534
Population in Familes 466
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 178
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 214
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $88,095
Average Home Value $97,989


Median Household Income $41,096
Average Household Income $53,895
Per Capita Income $21,447
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.95% 1.31%
Households 1.97% 1.28%
Families 1.22% 1.35%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 398 31st
Population Density1 # 364 37th
Diversity Index2 # 532 8th
Median Household Income # 192 67th
Per Capita Income # 158 73rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.