Garden City, Michigan Population 2021

26,112
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Garden City is a city located in Wayne County Michigan. With a 2020 population of 26,112, it is the 43rd largest city in Michigan and the 1479th largest city in the United States . Garden City is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -5.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,692 in 2010. Garden City reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Garden City has a population density of 4,454 people per square mile.

The average household income in Garden City is $66,593 with a poverty rate of 9.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,035 per month, and the median house value is $111,000. The median age in Garden City is 41.4 years, 40.1 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Garden City Demographics

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

  • White: 91.98%
  • Black or African American: 3.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.30%
  • Asian: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Garden City, Michigan is 26,112 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,408.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,692.

Garden City, Michigan Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,54291.98%
Black or African American9133.42%
Two or More Races6142.30%
Asian4521.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.31%
Some Other Race780.29%
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Garden City Population by Race

Garden City Population Pyramid $2021

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Garden City Median Age

41.4


Total

40.1


Male

43.3


Female

Garden City Adults

There are 21,432 adults, (4,154 of whom are seniors) in Garden City.

Garden City Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Garden City Sex Ratio

Female

13,203

49.48%

Male

13,480

50.52%

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
Male68.9%31.1%
Non Family75.3%24.7%
Female77.1%22.9%
All80.7%19.3%
Married88.6%11.4%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Garden City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7492.4880.7
Married4,5183.1988.6
Non Family4,0911.2275.3
Female1,3773.6677.1
Male7632.8768.9

3.15

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Garden City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5352.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,7389.10%
High School Graduate7,25437.99%
Some College5,39328.24%
Associates Degree1,8559.71%
Bachelors Degree1,6518.65%
Graduate Degree6693.50%
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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
White17,24215,3601,969
Black63953185
Hispanic55840563
Asian336250149
2+ Races27123754
Native American56467
Other Race312312

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.35%.

Garden City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,850$45,428$29,293
Less Than 9th Grade$28,288$39,028$14,250
High School Graduate$32,237$39,656$24,990
Some College$34,804$44,922$30,291
Bachelors Degree$53,148$78,363$38,933
Graduate Degree$78,227$92,917$61,250

$35,850

Average Earnings

$45,428

Average Male

$29,293

Average Female

Garden City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Garden City Language by Age

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Garden City Language

92.60% of Garden City residents speak only English, while 7.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

Garden City Language

Garden City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,5162,35810.03%
Black91312313.47%
Multiple614416.68%
Hispanic1,034343.29%
Asian452132.88%

9.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.68%

Male Poverty Rate

10.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garden City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garden City is Black, with 13.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garden City is Asian, with 2.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.58%.

Garden City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.77%
High School7.87%
Some College7.06%
Bachelors or Greater5.52%

Garden City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.73%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed5.10%
Male Employed2.62%

Garden City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Garden City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,521$66,593
Families$70,115$78,543
Married Families$77,480-
Non Families$36,358$44,039
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Income by Household Type

Garden City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

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 45-54.

Garden City Marital Status by Race

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Garden City Marital Status

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1,707

Number of Veterans

1,492

Male Veterans

215

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam513
First Gulf War353
Second Gulf War321
Korea157
World War II98

Garden City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54472
65 to 74447
75+404
55 to 64242
18 to 34142

Garden City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6008.03%
Black648.94%
Hispanic578.31%
2+ Races3711.18%
Other Race615.00%

Garden City Veterans by Race

Garden City Veterans by Education

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6.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garden City Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

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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84.54%

Born in Garden City

94.77%

Native Born

5.23%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

3.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.77% of Garden City residents were born in the United States, with 84.54% having been born in Michigan. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Garden City Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,112-148-0.56%
202026,260-148-0.56%
201926,408-148-0.56%
201826,556-141-0.53%
201726,697-120-0.45%
201626,817-129-0.48%
201526,946-146-0.54%
201427,092-29-0.11%
201327,121-218-0.80%
201227,339-73-0.27%
201127,412-159-0.58%
201027,571-2,476-0.86%
200030,047-1,799-0.58%
199031,846-3,794-1.12%
198035,640-6,224-1.60%
197041,8643,8470.97%
196038,01729,00515.48%
19509,0124,9168.20%
19404,0960.00%

Garden City Population by Year