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Garden City, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Garden City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Weld County at latitude 40.3946 and longitude -104.6895. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,695 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Garden City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Garden City, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Garden City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Garden City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Garden City, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 218
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 147
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,929
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (21.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (58.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $107,500
Average Home Value $142,241


Median Household Income $29,389
Average Household Income $41,685
Per Capita Income $18,223
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.65% -0.93%
Households -1.52% -0.78%
Families 0.95% -0.4%
Median Household Income   4.36%
Per Capita Income   4.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Garden City, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden City to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 350 24th
Population Density1 # 75 84th
Diversity Index2 # 19 96th
Median Household Income # 445 3rd
Per Capita Income # 409 11th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.