Garden City, Idaho

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Garden City
The Visual Arts Collective, an art gallery, performance venue and bar, is a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation grantee[1]
The Visual Arts Collective, an art gallery, performance venue and bar, is a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation grantee[1]
Location of Garden City in Ada County, Idaho.
Location of Garden City in Ada County, Idaho.
Garden City is located in the United States
Garden City
Garden City
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 43°38′44″N 116°15′58″W / 43.64556°N 116.26611°W / 43.64556; -116.26611Coordinates: 43°38′44″N 116°15′58″W / 43.64556°N 116.26611°W / 43.64556; -116.26611
CountryUnited States
StateIdaho
CountyAda
Government
 • MayorJohn Evans
 • Council PresidentPam Beaumont
 • Council Members
Area
 • Total4.28 sq mi (11.07 km2)
 • Land4.08 sq mi (10.57 km2)
 • Water0.20 sq mi (0.50 km2)
Elevation
2,674 ft (815 m)
Population
 • Total10,972
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
11,969
 • Density2,932.86/sq mi (1,132.46/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
83703, 83714
Area code(s)208, 986
FIPS code16-29620
GNIS feature ID0396529
Websitegardencityidaho.org

Garden City is a city in Ada County, Idaho, United States. The population was 10,972 at the 2010 census. Garden City is nearly surrounded by Boise but retains a separate municipal government.

Garden City was named for gardens raised by Chinese immigrants who lived in the area. The name of the city's only main street, Chinden Boulevard, is a portmanteau of the words "China" and "garden." In the second decade of the 21st century, it became a haven for artists' studios.[5]

Garden City is part of the Boise CityNampa, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Garden City is located at 43°38′44″N 116°15′58″W / 43.64556°N 116.26611°W / 43.64556; -116.26611 (43.645561, -116.266132),[6] at an elevation of 2674 feet (815 m) above sea level

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.17 square miles (10.80 km2), of which, 4.04 square miles (10.46 km2) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) is water.[7]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950764
19601,681120.0%
19702,36840.9%
19804,57193.0%
19906,36939.3%
200010,62466.8%
201010,9723.3%
2019 (est.)11,969[4]9.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 10,972 people, 4,878 households, and 2,849 families living in the city. The population density was 2,715.8 inhabitants per square mile (1,048.6/km2). There were 5,429 housing units at an average density of 1,343.8 per square mile (518.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 86.2% White, 1.0% African American, 1.1% Native American, 1.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 7.1% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.8%.[3]

Of the 4,878 households 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.6% were non-families. 34.0% of households were one person and 14.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age was 43.2 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

2000 census

At the 2000 census there were 10,624 people, 4,331 households, and 2,784 families living in the city. The population density was 2,559.9 per square mile. There were 4,590 housing units at an average density of 1,106.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 89.3% White, 0.5% African American, 0.9% Native American, 1.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 4.9% from other races, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.6%.[9]

Of the 4,331 households 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 27% of households were one person and 8.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.91.

The age distribution was 24.3% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% 65 or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.3 males.

The median household income was $38,520 and the median family income was $46,463. Males had a median income of $30,499 versus $28,315 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,242. About 9.8% of families and 12.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.6% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.

Joan Jett Concert at Western Idaho Fairgrounds

See also

References

  1. ^ rauschenbergfoundation.org/grant/visual-arts-collective-and-alley-repertory-theater
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. ^ Barnhill, Frankie. "Growing Garden City: Why More Boise Artists Are Making The Move To Garden City". www.boisestatepublicradio.org. Retrieved 2020-09-25.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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