Garden City, NY

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Population

22,699

0.746% growth

Median Age

42.7


Median Household Income

$161,163

2.41% growth

Poverty Rate

2.85%


Number of Employees

10,351

0.808% growth

Median Property Value

$811,800

3.61% growth

About

In 2017, Garden City, NY had a population of 22.7k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $161,163. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Garden City, NY grew from 22,531 to 22,699, a 0.746% increase and its median household income grew from $157,366 to $161,163, a 2.41% increase.

The population of Garden City, NY is 90.4% White Alone, 4.48% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.08% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Garden City, NY speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Garden City, NY are Adelphi University (2,498 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Garden City, NY is $811,800, and the homeownership rate is 94.2%. Most people in Garden City, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 35.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Garden City, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Garden City, NY employs 10.4k people. The largest industries in Garden City, NY are Finance & Insurance (1,906 people), Educational Services (1,558 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,305 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($177,969), Finance & Insurance ($155,093), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($154,375).

Median household income in Garden City, NY is $161,163. Males in Garden City, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Garden City, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$161,163

2017 value

± $12,132

2.41%

1 Year Growth

± 10.7%

Households in Garden City, NY have a median annual income of $161,163, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $157,366 in 2016, which represents a 2.41% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Garden City, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4063

  2. Census Tract 4065.01

  3. Census Tract 4064

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Garden City, NY was Census Tract 4063 with a value of $186,471, followed by Census Tract 4065.01 and Census Tract 4064, with respective values of $174,591 and $145,179.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

2.85% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Garden City, NY (616 out of 21.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    567 ± 162

  2. Two Or More

    24 ± 112

  3. Hispanic

    23 ± 104

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.4k

2017 Value

± 680

0.808%

1 Year growth

± 9.19%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Garden City, NY grew at a rate of 0.808%, from 10.3k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Garden City, NY, are Management Occupations (2,043 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,570 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,149 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Garden City, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Garden City, NY, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (2,043 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,570 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,149 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Garden City, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (6.24 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2.05 times), and Management Occupations (1.94 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Garden City, NY, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($144,201), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($135,858), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($128,384).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.4k

2017 Value

± 680

0.808%

1 Year growth

± 9.19%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Garden City, NY grew at a rate of 0.808%, from 10.3k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Garden City, NY, are Finance & Insurance (1,906 people), Educational Services (1,558 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,305 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Garden City, NY, though some of these residents may live in Garden City, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Garden City, NY, by number of employees, are Finance & Insurance (1,906 people), Educational Services (1,558 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,305 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Garden City, NY has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (3.93 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.59 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.99 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Garden City, NY, by median earnings, are Information ($177,969), Finance & Insurance ($155,093), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($154,375).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($45.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

98.1% of the population of Garden City, NY has health coverage, with 69.3% on employee plans, 2.94% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.141% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Garden City, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Garden City, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

1.85%

Uninsured

69.3%

Employer Coverage

2.94%

Medicaid

14.7%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

0.141%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Garden City, NY grew by 22.9% from 1.51% to 1.85%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Garden City, NY is home to a population of 22.7k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Garden City, NY residents were born outside of the country (1.61k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Garden City, NY is composed of 20.5k White Alone residents (90.4%), 1.02k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.48%), 473 Asian Alone residents (2.08%), 373 Black or African American Alone residents (1.64%), 305 Two or More Races residents (1.34%), 6 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0264%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Garden City, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Garden City, NY was 42.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Garden City, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Garden City, NY residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    1.61k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Garden City, NY residents (1.61k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Garden City, NY was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Garden City, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Garden City, NY was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    20.5k ± 477

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.02k ± 262

  3. Asian Alone

    473 ± 146

In 2017, there were 20.2 times more White Alone residents (20.5k people) in Garden City, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k Hispanic or Latino and 473 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Garden City, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Garden City, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Garden City, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Garden City, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    274 ± 92

  2. World War II

    210 ± 100

  3. Korea

    133 ± 67

Garden City, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Garden City, NY awarded 2,498 degrees. The student population of Garden City, NY is skewed towards women, with 2,257 male students and 5,430 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Garden City, NY are White (1,431 and 60.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (324 and 13.7%), Black or African American (248 and 10.5%), and Asian (173 and 7.32%).

The largest universities in Garden City, NY by number of degrees awarded are Adelphi University (2,498 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Garden City, NY are Registered Nursing (412 and 16.5%), Social Work (307 and 12.3%), and General Business Administration & Management (216 and 8.65%).

The median tuition costs in Garden City, NY are $34,000 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 86 degrees awarded

  2. 412 degrees awarded

  3. 91 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Garden City, NY was General Business Administration & Management with 86 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Garden City, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

2,498 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$34,000

Median Private

In 2016, the Garden City, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Adelphi University with 2,498 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

623

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,875

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 623 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Garden City, NY, which is 0.332 times less than the 1,875 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Garden City, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,431 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    324 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    248 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Garden City, NY were to White students. These 1,431 degrees mean that there were 4.42 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 324 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Garden City, NY was $811,800 in 2017, which is 3.73 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $783,500 to $811,800, a 3.61% increase. The homeownership rate in Garden City, NY is 94.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Garden City, NY have an average commute time of 35.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Garden City, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$161,163

Median Household Income

± $12,132

7.32k

Number of Households

± 507

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.32k households in Garden City, NY grew to $161,163 from the previous year's value of $157,366.

The following chart displays the households in Garden City, NY 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 $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$811,800

2017 Median

± $22,161

$783,500

2016 Median

± $28,196

In 2017, the median property value in Garden City, NY grew to to $811,800 from the previous year's value of $783,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Garden City, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Garden City, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $750k - $1000k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Garden City, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Garden City, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

94.2%

2017 Homeownership

95.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 94.2% of the housing units in Garden City, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 95.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Garden City, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Garden City, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Garden City, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

35.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Garden City, NY have a longer commute time (35.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.53% of the workforce in Garden City, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    62%

  2. Public Transit

    24.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Garden City, NY was Drove Alone (62%), followed by those who Public Transit (24.4%) and those who Worked At Home (5.66%).

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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