Garden City, Alabama

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Garden City, Alabama

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High Points

Garden City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Garden City Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Garden City Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Garden City, Alabama

Comparing Garden City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 6 7
Age of the Population 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 7
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 8
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6
Median Family Income 4 6
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 1 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 6
Affordability of Rents 9 7
People Living Alone 8 9
Housing Recently Built 6 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Garden City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles N of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 136 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Cullman
P.O. Box Zip Codes 35070
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.014
Longitude -86.746

Garden City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches
Station JASPER
Distance 33.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
Distance 44 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 73 F
Annual Precip 57.5 inches
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Garden City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 564 100%
Male 280 49.6%
Female 284 50.4%
Under 18 121 21.5%
18+ 443 78.5%
65+ 96 17%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.9
White 560 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.5%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.9%

Estimated Garden City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 587
Growth 23
Growth % 4.1%

Garden City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 28%
Irish 23%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.6%
English 13.1%
German 9.9%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Italian 1.5%
French Canadian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Garden City 564 $37,031
Blountsville 1,768 $34,050
Cleveland 1,241 $40,298
Cullman 13,995 $41,313
Hanceville 2,951 $35,370
Hayden 470 $36,667
Locust Fork 1,016 $41,912
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