Garden City, Idaho Population 2021

12,167
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Garden City is a city located in Ada County Idaho. With a 2020 population of 12,167, it is the 21st largest city in Idaho and the 2691st largest city in the United States . Garden City is currently growing at a rate of 0.82% annually and its population has increased by 10.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,972 in 2010. Garden City reached it's highest population of 12,167 in 2021. Spanning over 4 miles, Garden City has a population density of 2,982 people per square mile.

The average household income in Garden City is $71,494 with a poverty rate of 13.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $907 per month, and the median house value is $238,100. The median age in Garden City is 48.7 years, 47.4 years for males, and 49.5 years for females.

Garden City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Garden City was:

  • White: 93.29%
  • Two or more races: 3.06%
  • Other race: 1.73%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Garden City, Idaho is 12,167 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,870.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,972.

Garden City, Idaho Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,02693.29%
Two or More Races3623.06%
Some Other Race2051.73%
Black or African American1371.16%
Asian750.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.12%
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Garden City Population by Race

Garden City Population Pyramid $2021

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Garden City Median Age

48.7


Total

47.4


Male

49.5


Female

Garden City Adults

There are 9,752 adults, (2,941 of whom are seniors) in Garden City.

Garden City Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Garden City Sex Ratio

Female

6,269

53.04%

Male

5,550

46.96%

Garden City Population by Age

Garden City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Garden City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
All58%42%
Non Family48.4%51.6%
Female32.2%67.8%
Male16.1%83.9%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Garden City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6782.0858
Non Family2,7611.2648.4
Married2,3052.6678.1
Female3823.5532.2
Male2303.516.1

2.77

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Garden City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2372.61%
9th to 12th Grade3453.80%
High School Graduate2,08322.93%
Some College2,28525.15%
Associates Degree95810.55%
Bachelors Degree1,90420.96%
Graduate Degree1,27214.00%
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Garden City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Garden City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,1927,7732,875
Hispanic51437274
2+ Races219219185
Other Race15493
Black117117
Asian624242
Native American1413

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 84.47%.

Garden City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,032$41,296$30,815
Less Than 9th Grade$11,458$20,117$7,875
High School Graduate$29,803$30,046$28,438
Some College$32,270$34,561$30,820
Bachelors Degree$43,488$49,191$33,333
Graduate Degree$60,139$58,958$62,222

$34,032

Average Earnings

$41,296

Average Male

$30,815

Average Female

Garden City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Garden City Language by Age

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Garden City Language

93.30% of Garden City residents speak only English, while 6.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.58% of the population.

Garden City Language

Garden City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,1461,26412.46%
Hispanic98727928.27%
Other2057938.54%
Black1375439.42%
Multiple3624913.54%
Native1414100.00%

13.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.40%

Male Poverty Rate

15.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garden City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garden City is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garden City is White, with 12.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.41%.

Garden City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.82%
High School19.34%
Some College13.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%

Garden City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.24%
Female Employed9.05%
Male Unemployed7.97%
Male Employed5.34%

Garden City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Garden City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,318$71,494
Families$72,393$98,072
Married Families$86,422-
Non Families$26,952$42,527
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Income by Household Type

Garden City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Garden City Married by Age and Sex

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Garden City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Garden City Marital Status by Race

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Garden City Marital Status

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1,096

Number of Veterans

993

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam423
First Gulf War181
Korea154
Second Gulf War82
World War II37

Garden City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64405
75+316
65 to 74278
18 to 3451
35 to 5446

Garden City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White93910.29%
Black8360.58%
2+ Races6327.39%
Hispanic111.79%
Other Race116.59%

Garden City Veterans by Race

Garden City Veterans by Education

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4.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garden City Veterans by Education

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Garden City Employment by Age

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Garden City Employment by Race

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Garden City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.44%

Born in Garden City

94.98%

Native Born

5.02%

Foreign Born

2.69%

Non Citizen

2.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.98% of Garden City residents were born in the United States, with 40.44% having been born in Idaho. 2.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Garden City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,167990.82%
202012,068990.83%
201911,969990.83%
201811,87020.02%
201711,8681181.00%
201611,750980.84%
201511,6521581.37%
201411,4941331.17%
201311,361790.70%
201211,2821361.22%
201111,1461631.48%
201010,9833590.33%
200010,6244,2555.25%
19906,3691,7983.37%
19804,5712,1716.65%
19702,4007003.51%
19601,7001,60015.22%
19401000.00%

Garden City Population by Year