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Garden City
  • Suburb of Boise, ID

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Garden City is a suburb of Boise with a population of 12,301. Garden City is in Ada County. Living in Garden City offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Garden City there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Garden City and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Garden City are above average.

About

About Garden City...
Population
12,301

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$363,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,132
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    561.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    114
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    24.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    464.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,376.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    114
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in Garden City

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$61,548
National
$75,149

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