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Garden City

City of Garden City

  •   State: 
    Michigan
      County: 
    Wayne County
      City: 
    Garden City
      County FIPS: 
    26163
      Coordinates: 
    42°19′28″N 83°20′18″W
      Area total: 
    5.86 sq mi
      Area land: 
    5.86 sq mi (15.18 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    633 ft (193 m)
      Established: 
    1927; Incorporated 1927 (village) 1933 (city)
  •   Latitude: 
    42,3244
      Longitude: 
    -83,3408
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    48135
      GMAP: 

    Garden City, Wayne County, Michigan, United States

  •   Population: 
    27,380
      Population density: 
    4,669.96 residents per square mile of area (1,803.21/km²)
      Household income: 
    $54,104
      Households: 
    10,245
      Unemployment rate: 
    10.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    4.35%

Garden City is a city in Wayne County of the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 27,692. The city is part of the Metro Detroit region and is approximately 10 miles (16.1 km) west of the city of Detroit. Areas of interest in Garden City include the first Kmart store (opened 1962, closed in early 2017), the first Little Caesars (opened May 1959, closed 2018), and the first dine-in McDonald's in Michigan. In June 1927, Garden City became a village within Nankin Township, with Arnold Folker as Village President. Six years later the village became the city. The honeymoon cottage of Henry Ford and his wife, Clara Jane Bryant, was moved here from Dearborn in 1952. According to the United States Census Bureau, theCity has a total area of 5.87 square miles (15.20 km²), all land. In the city, the median age is 39.9 years, and the gender makeup is 49.1% male and 50.9% female. In 2000, there were 30,047 people, 11,479 families, living in the city and the population was 5,124. There were 11,616 housing units at an average density of 1,978.9 per square mile (764.1/km²). The racial makeup of theCity was 92.5% White, 3.4% African American, 0.4%. Native American,0.8% Asian, 0,8% from other races, and 2.1%. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3%.

History

Garden City was patterned after the "garden city" concept that became popular in England during the 19th century. The Folker Building, a gray stone structure located at the southeast corner of Ford and Middlebelt Roads, at what is considered downtown Garden City, was the first city hall. The honeymoon cottage of Henry Ford and his wife, Clara Jane Bryant, was moved here from Dearborn in 1952. Areas of interest in Garden City include the first Kmart store (opened 1962, closed in early 2017), the first Little Caesars (opened May 1959,closed in October 2018), and the first dine-in McDonald's in Michigan. In June 1927, Garden City became a village within Nankin Township, with Arnold Folker as Village President. Six years later the village became the city of Garden City. A new city hall was eventually constructed on Middlebelt Road between Ford and Warren Roads. The city maintains some large lots where an extra street has not been placed between two of the older streets, such as between some parts of Bock Street and John Hauk Street where Donnelly Avenue does not cut through. The city is home to the Michigan Museum of Natural History, which is located at 32594 Cherry Hill Road, at the base of the Cherry Hill hill. The museum is open to the public and has a collection of more than 2,000 works of art, many of which are on display in the museum's gift shop. It is also the home of the Michigan State Museum, which opened in 1903.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.87 square miles (15.20 km²), all land. The city is located on the Ohio River, which runs through the center of the city. It is the only city in the state to have a population of more than 1,000. The population of the town was 1,071 at the 2010 census. It has a history of being the site of several major disasters, including the Great Depression and the Second World War, as well as the First and Second World Wars. It was the first city in Ohio to be named after a president, John F. Kennedy, who died in office in 1961. The town's name is derived from the French word for "gold" or "golden", which means "peaceful" and means "home" in French. It also means "town" in Spanish, meaning "home of the dead" and "town of the sick". The city's name was first used in the 17th century as a place of business. It became a city in 18th century, when it was named after the town of the same name. The name was later used for the town's first post office, which was established in 1808. It still exists today as the city's second post office. It's the only town in Ohio that has a population in excess of 1,100. It had its first mayor in 1881. It received its first postcard in 1883.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 27,692 people, 10,894 households, and 7,383 families living in the city. There were 11,616 housing units at an average density of 1,978.9 per square mile (764.1/km²) The racial makeup of the city was 92.5% White, 3.4% African American, 0.4%, Native American,0.8% Asian, 0,8% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population. The median income for a household in theCity was $51,841, and the median income. for a family was $58,530. The per capita income for the city is $21,651. About 3. 3% of families and 4. 5% of. the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 6.5 per cent of those over. age 65. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.07. The city has a population of 30,047, with 11,719 housing units, and a population density of 4,717.5 inhabitants per squaremile (1,821.4/km 2) The city's median age is 39.9 years, with 25.1 per cent under the age of 18, 7.6 per cent from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 21.2 per cent for 45 to 64, and 13.5 percent for 65 or older.

Education

The main source of education for Garden City is their school district, Garden City School District. The district includes four elementary schools, one middle school, one public high school which also houses a performing arts center and a swimming pool, and an alternative education high school called Cambridge High School. Schoolcraft College, a college based in nearby Livonia, has a satellite campus near Garden City Middle School. Tipton Academy, a charter school serving grades PK-7, is also located in Garden City. St. Raphael Catholic School closed in 2016. The city is home to the Garden City High School, which has teams called the Panthers and the Cougars. The high school is also home to Garden City West and Garden City East high schools, which have teams called Tigers and Cougars, respectively. The town is also the home of Burger School for Students with Autism, which is under the authority of Garden City Public Schools, and Burger Baylor School, a private school for students with autism. It is the only city in Michigan to have a high school that is not part of the Detroit Public Schools system. The school district also has an alternative high school, Cambridge High, which serves as the district's high school for the high school junior and senior high school years. It was founded in the 1970s and is located in the heart of the city's downtown area. Garden City has a population of about 2,000 people. It has one of the highest school enrollment rates in the state. It also has the lowest school poverty rate in the U.S.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Garden City, Wayne County, Michigan = 25.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 36. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Garden City = 3.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 27,380 individuals with a median age of 39.9 age the population dropped by -10.76% in Garden City, Wayne County, Michigan population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 4,669.96 residents per square mile of area (1,803.21/km²). There are average 2.61 people per household in the 10,245 households with an average household income of $54,104 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.50% of the available work force and has dropped -8.04% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 13.42%. The number of physicians in Garden City per 100,000 population = 173.5.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Garden City = 31.7 inches and the annual snowfall = 29.6 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 112. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 178. 85 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 16.9 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 50, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Garden City, Wayne County, Michigan which are owned by the occupant = 82.78%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 52 years with median home cost = $62,960 and home appreciation of -25.79%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $15.50 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $7,429 per student. There are 17 students for each teacher in the school, 1336 students for each Librarian and 742 students for each Counselor. 7.38% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 6.93% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 2.12% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Garden City's population in Wayne County, Michigan of 8,360 residents in 1900 has increased 3,28-fold to 27,380 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.54% female residents and 49.46% male residents live in Garden City, Wayne County, Michigan.

    As of 2020 in Garden City, Wayne County, Michigan are married and the remaining 41.79% are single population.

  • 26.6 minutes is the average time that residents in Garden City require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    88.88% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.19% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.22% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 0.87% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Garden City, Wayne County, Michigan, 82.78% are owner-occupied homes, another 13.58% are rented apartments, and the remaining 3.64% are vacant.

  • The 36.26% of the population in Garden City, Wayne County, Michigan who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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