Garden City, MI

Census Place

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2022 Population
27,203
0.238% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.9
1.21% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.8%
1.67% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$63,630
7.76% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$152,800
16.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Garden City, MI had a population of 27.2k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $63,630. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Garden City, MI declined from 27,268 to 27,203, a −0.238% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,049 to $63,630, a 7.76% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Garden City, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.05%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.37%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.68%), and White (Hispanic) (1.72%).

None of the households in Garden City, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Garden City, MI are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Garden City, MI was $152,800, and the homeownership rate was 80.7%.

Most people in Garden City, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Garden City, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Garden City, MI is home to a population of 27.2k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.26% of Garden City, MI residents were born outside of the country (1.16k people).

In 2022, there were 14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23k people) in Garden City, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 917 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Garden City, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Garden City, MI was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Garden City, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    23k ± 816
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.65k ± 552
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    917 ± 242
4.76%
Hispanic Population
1.3k people

In 2022, there were 14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23k people) in Garden City, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 917 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.76% of the people in Garden City, MI are hispanic (1.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Garden City, MI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.26%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.16k people
4.49%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.22k people

As of 2022, 4.26% of Garden City, MI residents (1.16k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Garden City, MI was 4.49%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    496 ± 145
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    288 ± 118
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    280 ± 101

Garden City, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Garden City, MI employs 13.4k people. The largest industries in Garden City, MI are Manufacturing (2,680 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,961 people), and Retail Trade (1,543 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($58,869), Information ($58,191), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($57,639).

Occupations

13.4k
2022 Value
± 762
0.863%
1 Year growth
± 7.87%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Garden City, MI grew at a rate of 0.863%, from 13.3k employees to 13.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Garden City, MI, are Production Occupations (1,832 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,816 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,106 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Garden City, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.4k
2022 Value
± 762
0.863%
1 Year growth
± 7.87%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Garden City, MI grew at a rate of 0.863%, from 13.3k employees to 13.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Garden City, MI, are Manufacturing (2,680 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,961 people), and Retail Trade (1,543 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Garden City, MI, though some of these residents may live in Garden City, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,698
Median earning men ± $4,427
$32,374
Median earning women ± $2,157

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($67,957), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,681), and Manufacturing ($60,380).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($59,420), Manufacturing ($55,357), and Public Administration ($49,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Michigan.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Michigan over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Michigan have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Garden City, MI was $152,800 in 2022, which is 0.542 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $131,300 to $152,800, a 16.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Garden City, MI is 80.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Garden City, MI have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Garden City, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Garden City, MI is $63,630. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Garden City, MI was Census Tract 5696 with a value of $82,604, followed by Census Tract 5691 and Census Tract 5699, with respective values of $75,859 and $75,614.

Property

$152,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,360
$8,901
Median Property Taxes
±$582

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Garden City, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Garden City, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

80.7%
Homeownership
2022
58.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.7% of the housing units in Garden City, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5696
  2. Census Tract 5691
  3. Census Tract 5699

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Garden City, MI was Census Tract 5696 with a value of $82,604, followed by Census Tract 5691 and Census Tract 5699, with respective values of $75,859 and $75,614.

The following map shows all of the places in Garden City, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$63,630
Median Household Income
± $3,945
11k
Number of Households
± 710

In 2022, the median household income of the 11k households in Garden City, MI grew to $63,630 from the previous year's value of $59,049.

The following chart displays the households in Garden City, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Garden City, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.4%)
  2. Carpooled (8.32%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.38%)

In 2022, 83.4% of workers in Garden City, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.32%) and those who worked at home (6.38%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Garden City, MI have a longer commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.57% of the workforce in Garden City, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Garden City, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Garden City, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Garden City, MI (2.93k out of 27.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Garden City, MI is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.5% of the population of Garden City, MI has health coverage, with 53.1% on employee plans, 17.7% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 0.702% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Wayne County, MI see 1343 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.75% decrease from the previous year (1381 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1384 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 308 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,343 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wayne County, MI

Primary care physicians in Wayne County, MI see an average of 1,343 patients per year. This represents a 2.75% decrease from the previous year (1,381 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wayne County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.5% under 18 years, 21.1% between 18 and 34 years, 41.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.49%
Uninsured
53.1%
Employer Coverage
17.7%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
0.702%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Garden City, MI declined by 0.229% from 5.5% to 5.49%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Garden City, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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