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Garden City is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
So named because lots were platted large enough for owners to have vegetable gardens
The latitude of Garden City is 42.325N. The longitude is -83.331W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,547.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Garden City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48185 ZIP code.
18% of Garden City residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Garden City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Garden City was $21,651, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Garden City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Garden City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $513. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $943.
Libraries in Garden City include Garden City Public Library ... View libraries
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garden City political report.
The average commute time for Garden City workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Garden City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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