Garden City, Utah

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Garden City, Utah
Grandma's Pantry, Garden City
Grandma's Pantry, Garden City
Location in Rich County and the state of Utah
Location in Rich County and the state of Utah
Garden City, Utah is located in the US
Garden City, Utah
Garden City, Utah
Location in Rich County and the state of Utah
Coordinates: 41°56′45″N 111°23′35″W / 41.94583°N 111.39306°W / 41.94583; -111.39306Coordinates: 41°56′45″N 111°23′35″W / 41.94583°N 111.39306°W / 41.94583; -111.39306
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyRich
Incorporated1934
Area
 • Total4.5 sq mi (11.7 km2)
 • Land4.5 sq mi (11.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
5,968 ft (1,819 m)
Population
(2012)
 • Total567
 • Density79.3/sq mi (30.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
84028
Area code(s)435
FIPS code49-27930[1]
GNIS feature ID1428133[2]

Garden City is a town in northwestern Rich County, Utah, United States. The population was 562 at the 2010 census. Garden City sits on the shores of Bear Lake and is a popular summer resort destination town, thus is nicknamed the "Caribbean of the Rockies."[1]

History[edit]

Garden City was first settled in 1877 and an LDS branch was formed there at that time.[3] Two years later the town had grown into a ward.[4] In 1979, it merged with the neighboring town of Pickelville.

in 1903 Horatio Nelson Jackson and Sewall Crocker stopped in Garden City on the first automobile journey across the United States.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.5 square miles (11.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880161
189024954.7%
1900212−14.9%
191032653.8%
19203373.4%
193037912.5%
1940261−31.1%
1950164−37.2%
19601682.4%
1970134−20.2%
198025993.3%
1990193−25.5%
200035785.0%
201056257.4%
Est. 2016587[6]4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 357 people, 131 households, and 99 families residing in the town. The population density was 79.3 people per square mile (30.6/km²). There were 881 housing units at an average density of 195.6 per square mile (75.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.32% White, 0.28% Native American, 0.28% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 131 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,750, and the median income for a family was $56,250. Males had a median income of $45,833 versus $35,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,206. About 2.7% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Garden City, Utah
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 59
(15)
60
(16)
70
(21)
80
(27)
87
(31)
96
(36)
95
(35)
94
(34)
90
(32)
82
(28)
68
(20)
62
(17)
96
(36)
Average high °F (°C) 31
(−1)
33
(1)
43
(6)
54
(12)
63
(17)
73
(23)
81
(27)
80
(27)
70
(21)
58
(14)
42
(6)
32
(0)
55
(13)
Daily mean °F (°C) 22
(−6)
23
(−5)
32.5
(0.3)
42
(6)
50
(10)
58.5
(14.7)
65.5
(18.6)
64.5
(18.1)
55.5
(13.1)
45.5
(7.5)
33
(1)
24
(−4)
43
(6.2)
Average low °F (°C) 13
(−11)
13
(−11)
22
(−6)
30
(−1)
37
(3)
44
(7)
50
(10)
49
(9)
41
(5)
33
(1)
24
(−4)
16
(−9)
31
(−1)
Record low °F (°C) −37
(−38)
−34
(−37)
−21
(−29)
8
(−13)
16
(−9)
24
(−4)
31
(−1)
22
(−6)
17
(−8)
5
(−15)
−17
(−27)
−27
(−33)
−37
(−38)
Average precipitation inches (cm) 1
(2.54)
1.05
(2.67)
1.11
(2.82)
1.45
(3.68)
1.65
(4.19)
1.05
(2.67)
0.72
(1.83)
0.89
(2.26)
1.18
(3)
1.26
(3.2)
1.23
(3.12)
1.05
(2.67)
13.64
(34.65)
[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Volumes 9-10. 1918. p. 181.
  4. ^ Andrew Jensen. Encyclopedic History of the Church. p. 272
  5. ^ http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Long-before-the-interstates-there-was-a-Winton-2608886.php#page-3
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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