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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 minus
  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 12,056. 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.

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About Garden City...
Population
12,056

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$254,700
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$997
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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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
    699
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    58.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    16.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    357.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,281.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    157.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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