Garden City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 8,999 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Garden City is the 100th largest community in Georgia.
When you are in Garden City, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.47% of Garden City’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Garden City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Garden City who work in office and administrative support (15.59%), food service (9.27%), and maintenance occupations (7.93%).
The rate of college-level education in Garden City is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.88% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Garden City in 2010 was $16,672, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,688 for a family of four. Garden City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.61% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Garden City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Garden City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Garden City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Garden City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.75% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Garden City include English, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Garden City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.