Garden Ridge, Texas

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Garden Ridge, Texas
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
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyComal
Area
 • Total7.36 sq mi (19.06 km2)
 • Land7.14 sq mi (18.49 km2)
 • Water0.22 sq mi (0.56 km2)
Elevation
892 ft (272 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total4,186
 • Density578.43/sq mi (223.32/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
78266
Area code(s)210, 726 (planned)
FIPS code48-28248[2]
GNIS feature ID1388236[3]
Websitewww.ci.garden-ridge.tx.us

Garden Ridge is a city in Comal County, Texas, United States, incorporated in 1972.[4] The population was 4,186 at the 2020 census,[5] up from 3,259 at the 2010 census. It is part of the San Antonio metropolitan statistical rea.

Geography[edit]

Garden Ridge is located in southern Comal County at 29°37′59″N 98°17′57″W / 29.633126°N 98.299195°W / 29.633126; -98.299195.[6] It is bordered to the south by the city of Schertz. Interstate 35 runs through Schertz 3 miles (5 km) south of the center of Garden Ridge; the highway leads southwest 20 miles (32 km) to downtown San Antonio and northeast 11 miles (18 km) to New Braunfels.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Garden Ridge has a total area of 7.3 square miles (19.0 km2), of which 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), or 2.96%, is covered by water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980647
19901,450124.1%
20001,88229.8%
20103,25973.2%
20204,18628.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
Garden Ridge racial composition as of 2020[8]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 2,580 61.63%
Black or African American (NH) 367 8.77%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 14 0.33%
Asian (NH) 132 3.15%
Pacific Islander (NH) 7 0.17%
Some other race (NH) 17 0.41%
Mixed/multiracial (NH) 206 4.92%
Hispanic or Latino 863 20.62%
Total 4,186

As of the 2020 United States census, 4,186 people, 1,519 households, and 1,344 families were residing in the city.

As of the census[2] of 2000, 1,882 people, 704 households, and 622 families were residing in the city. The population density was 238.9 people per sq mi (92.2/km2). The 722 housing units had an average density of 91.7/sq mi (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. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 7.55% of the population.

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

Of th 704 households, 29.7% had children under 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 not families. About 9.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.67, and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city, the age distribution was 22.5% under 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 or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females aged 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $90,184, and 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]

Garden Ridge is served by the Comal Independent School District (CISD).[11]

Students of the CISD living in Garden Ridge attend Garden Ridge Elementary School, Danville Middle School, Davenport High School, and Canyon High School.[12][13][14]

The elementary school is across from the Garden Ridge municipal complex.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Garden Ridge, TX". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Garden Ridge city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-24.
  9. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  10. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  11. ^ City map. City of Garden Ridge. Retrieved on August 28, 2016.
  12. ^ "Elementary School Attendance Zones" (Archive). Comal Independent School District. Retrieved on March 25, 2021. Zones: Garden Ridge (Archive)
  13. ^ "Middle School Attendance Zones" (Archive). Comal Independent School District. Retrieved on March 25, 2021. Zones: Canyon (Archive)
  14. ^ "High School Attendance Zones" (Archive). Comal Independent School District. Retrieved on March 25, 2021. Canyon High School zone (Archive)
  15. ^ "Schools." City of Garden Ridge. Retrieved on August 28, 2016.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[9][10]

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