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Garden City, Missouri
A piece of heaven on highway seven.
Location of Garden City, Missouri
|• Total||2.51 sq mi (6.50 km2)|
|• Land||2.47 sq mi (6.40 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)|
|Elevation||925 ft (282 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||662.62/sq mi (255.80/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0718333|
Garden City was platted in 1885, and so named on account of the fertile soil near the town site. A post office called Garden City has been in operation since 1875.
The O'Bannon Homestead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Garden City is located at(38.558731, -94.189231).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.51 square miles (6.50 km2), of which, 2.47 square miles (6.40 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,642 people, 650 households, and 436 families residing in the city. The population density was 664.8 inhabitants per square mile (256.7/km2). There were 721 housing units at an average density of 291.9 per square mile (112.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.2% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.
There were 650 households, of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.9% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.06.
The median age in the city was 33.1 years. 29.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 11.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
Public education in Garden City is administered by the Sherwood Cass R-VIII School District, which operates one elementary school, one middle school, and Sherwood High School.
Garden City has a public library, a branch of the Cass County Public Library.
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In Spanish: Garden City (Misuri) para niños
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