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Garden City, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Garden City had a population of 1,626 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Garden City is located at latitude 38.5621 and longitude -94.1952 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garden City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 925 feet.

The City of Garden City (GNIS ID: 2394851) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garden City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Garden City, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,626
Population in Households 1,626
Population in Familes 1,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 658
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 650
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 431
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 722 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 432 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 217 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $100,919
Average Home Value $109,513


Median Household Income $42,200
Average Household Income $50,190
Per Capita Income $20,020
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.11%
Households 0.0% -0.03%
Families -0.22% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

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Garden City, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden City to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 293 72nd
Population Density1 # 605 41st
Diversity Index2 # 629 39th
Median Household Income # 479 54th
Per Capita Income # 584 43rd

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