Garden City, Idaho facts for kids
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The Visual Arts Collective, an art gallery, performance venue and bar, is a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation grantee
Location of Garden City in Ada County, Idaho.
|• Total||4.28 sq mi (11.07 km2)|
|• Land||4.08 sq mi (10.57 km2)|
|• Water||0.20 sq mi (0.50 km2)|
|Elevation||2,674 ft (815 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||2,932.86/sq mi (1,132.46/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|Area code(s)||208, 986|
|GNIS feature ID||0396529|
Garden City was named for gardens raised by Chinese immigrants who lived in the area. The name of the city's only main street, Chinden Boulevard, is a portmanteau of the words "China" and "garden." In the second decade of the 21st century, it became a haven for artists' studios.
Garden City is part of the Boise metropolitan area.
Garden City is located at above sea level(43.645561, -116.266132), at an elevation of 2674 feet (815 m)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.17 square miles (10.80 km2), of which, 4.04 square miles (10.46 km2) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
At the 2010 census there were 10,972 people, 4,878 households, and 2,849 families living in the city. The population density was 2,715.8 inhabitants per square mile (1,048.6/km2). There were 5,429 housing units at an average density of 1,343.8 per square mile (518.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 86.2% White, 1.0% African American, 1.1% Native American, 1.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 7.1% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.8%.
Of the 4,878 households 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.6% were non-families. 34.0% of households were one person and 14.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.81.
The median age was 43.2 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
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