Garden City, Michigan Population 2020

26,289

Garden City is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 26,289, it is the 42nd largest city in Michigan and the 1458th largest city in the United States. Garden City is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -5.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,692 in 2010. Garden City reached it's highest population of 41,864 in 1970. Spanning over 6 miles, Garden City has a population density of 4,484 people per square mile.

The average household income in Garden City is $63,711 with a poverty rate of 10.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,037 per month, and the median house value is $98,400. The median age in Garden City is 41.2 years, 39 years for males, and 43.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.5 males.

Garden City Demographics

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

  • White: 93.23%
  • Black or African American: 2.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.09%
  • Asian: 1.09%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Garden City, Michigan is 26,289, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,545.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,692.

Garden City, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,99393.23%
Black or African American6992.61%
Two or More Races5602.09%
Asian2931.09%
Some Other Race1710.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native930.35%

Garden City Population Pyramid 2020

Garden City Median Age

41.2


Total

39


Male

43.7


Female

Garden City Adults

There are 21,397 adults, (4,036 of whom are seniors) in Garden City.

Garden City Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Garden City Sex Ratio

Female

13,374

49.89%

Male

13,435

50.11%

Garden City Households and Families

Garden City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Garden City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All81.5%18.5%
Female78.1%21.9%
Non Family76.3%23.7%
Male70.3%29.7%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6812.581.5
Married4,6163.2588.7
Non Family3,8391.276.3
Female1,4453.3778.1
Male7812.9370.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Garden City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5472.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,7169.06%
High School Graduate7,32138.66%
Some College5,47328.90%
Associates Degree1,7299.13%
Bachelors Degree1,5368.11%
Graduate Degree6173.26%

Garden City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,26915,3121,887
Hispanic57542149
Black49243881
Multiple Races25823051
Asian23016877
Other Race797315
Native American67598

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 92.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,528$44,552$28,941
Less Than High School$26,563$34,800$14,601
High School Grad$31,388$37,904$25,606
Some College$34,293$44,947$30,105
Bachelors Degree$51,125$78,542$38,665
Graduate Degree$67,656$97,625$57,833

$34,528

Average Earnings

$44,552

Average Male

$28,941

Average Female

Garden City Language

Garden City Language by Age

Garden City Language

91.92% of Garden City residents speak only English, while 8.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.52% of the population.

Garden City Poverty

Garden City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,9632,43010.14%
Black68812818.60%
Multiple56010719.11%
Hispanic1,039605.77%
Other1712112.28%
Asian293155.12%

10.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.68%

Male Poverty Rate

10.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garden City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garden City is Multiple, with 19.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garden City is Asian, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.17%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater6.78%
High School5.96%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.21%
Male Unemployed22.19%
Female Employed4.57%
Male Employed3.13%

Garden City Income

Garden City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,102$63,711
Families$65,881$74,486
Married Families$75,948-
Non Families$32,349$41,372

Garden City Marital Status

Garden City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Garden City Married by Age and Sex

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

Garden City Veterans

1,610

Number of Veterans

1,433

Male Veterans

177

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam582
Second Gulf War286
First Gulf War219
Korea121
World War II105
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74480
35 to 54393
75+385
55 to 64225
18 to 34127
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5097.50%
Black7513.18%
Hispanic608.93%
2 or More216.98%
Other55.05%

$Garden City Veterans by Education

7.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garden City Employment Status

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Garden City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.56%

Born in Michigan

94.90%

Native Born

5.10%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.90% of Garden City residents were born in the United States, with 84.56% having been born in Michigan. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202026,289-128-0.48%
201926,417-128-0.48%
201826,545-135-0.51%
201726,680-128-0.48%
201626,808-135-0.50%
201526,943-152-0.56%
201427,095-27-0.10%
201327,122-217-0.79%
201227,339-71-0.26%
201127,410-161-0.58%
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%