Garden City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 11,969 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Garden City is the 20th largest community in Idaho.
Garden City home prices are not only among the most expensive in Idaho, but Garden City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Garden City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Garden City is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Garden City who work in management occupations (10.35%), office and administrative support (9.89%), and sales jobs (9.34%).
Also of interest is that Garden City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.93% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The population of Garden City is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.96% of adults in Garden City have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Garden City in 2018 was $35,397, which is wealthy relative to Idaho, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,588 for a family of four. However, Garden City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Garden City is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Garden City include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Garden City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.