Garden Ridge, Texas

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Garden Ridge, Texas
City
Location of Garden Ridge, Texas
Location of Garden Ridge, Texas
Comal County GardenRidge.svg
Coordinates: 29°37′59″N 98°17′57″W / 29.63306°N 98.29917°W / 29.63306; -98.29917Coordinates: 29°37′59″N 98°17′57″W / 29.63306°N 98.29917°W / 29.63306; -98.29917
Country United States
State Texas
County Comal
Area
 • Total 8.1 sq mi (20.8 km2)
 • Land 7.9 sq mi (20.4 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 892 ft (272 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,882
 • Density 238.9/sq mi (92.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78266
Area code(s) 210
FIPS code 48-28248[1]
GNIS feature ID 1388236[2]

Garden Ridge is a city in Comal County, Texas, United States. The population was 3,259 at the 2010 census. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Garden Ridge is located at 29°37′59″N 98°17′57″W / 29.633126°N 98.299195°W / 29.633126; -98.299195[3], 19 miles northeast of Downtown San Antonio.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.1 square miles (21 km2), of which, 7.9 square miles (20 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (2.11%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,882 people, 704 households, and 622 families residing in the city. The population density was 238.9 people per square mile (92.2/km2). There were 722 housing units at an average density of 91.7 per square mile (35.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.84% White, 2.23% African American, 0.11% Native American, 1.12% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 1.43% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.55% of the population.

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,259 people living in Garden Ridge.

There were 704 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.7% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.6% were non-families. 9.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 18.3% from 25 to 44, 40.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $90,184, and the median income for a family was $92,269. Males had a median income of $68,750 versus $37,708 for females. The per capita income for the city was $40,201. About 1.6% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The City of Garden Ridge is served by the Comal Independent School District.

Students of the Comal Independent School District living in the City of Garden Ridge will attend "Garden Ridge Elementary School", "Canyon Middle School", and "Canyon High School".

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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