Income/capita 123%
Household income 184%
Unemployment 32%
IndexGarden CityNew YorkNational
Income per capita$66,617$34,212$29,829
Median household income$157,366$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$164,508$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$123,438$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$101,030$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$43,686$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level3.2%15.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Garden City is 123% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Garden City is 184% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Garden City is 32% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Garden City is 79% lower than the national average

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      Garden City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector5.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services20.7%11.8%
      Wholesale & retail services9.7%12.3%
      Public administration3.8%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%2.0%
      Education, health & social services10.3%43.4%

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      Plandome, NY1,228$228,409313%
      Upper Brookville, NY1,634$226,250309%
      Garden City, NY22,531$157,366184%

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      Source: The Garden City, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).