Garden Grove, CA Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Garden Grove Local Links & Resources:
Resources | ALL Garden Grove Content
Planning to visit Garden Grove? See Local Hotels

Also See: Garden Grove, CA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Garden Grove, California - Basic Facts

The City of Garden Grove had a population of 178,014 as of July 1, 2019. Garden Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garden Grove is located at latitude 33.7739 and longitude -117.9414 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garden Grove encompass a land area of 17.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 89 feet.

The City of Garden Grove (GNIS ID: 2410568) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Garden Grove is located within Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove CCD of Orange County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garden Grove: Gardengrove.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Garden Grove 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Garden Grove (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. California Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. California Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Garden Grove, CA - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a California Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

Garden Grove, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Garden Grove, CA Housing Affordability Index is 62
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Garden Grove, CA Wealth Index is 88
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for Neighborhoods, Cities, Counties, and ZIP Codes.

More Tools and Resources:

  1. For information about schools and school attendance zones, use the HTL Address Tool
  2. Our new HTL Neighborhood Explorer provides lots of detail about any neighborhood.
  3. The new 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  4. See the References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.
  5. See the California COVID-19 Data and US COVID-19 Data for more information on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

POPULATION

Total Population 178,014 (100%)
Population in Households 175,753 (98.7%)
Population in Families 152,476 (85.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2,261 ( 1.3%)
Population Density 9,913
Diversity Index2 84
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,653
Average Household Income $86,564
Per Capita Income $22,886
Wealth Index4 88

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 48,439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,391 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,489 (44.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,559 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $551,631
Housing Affordability Index3 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 46,880
Average Household Size 3.75
Family Households 37,808
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.43% 0.45%
Households 0.17% 0.32%
Families 0.18% 0.33%
Median Household Income   3.65%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

Garden Grove, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden Grove to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 98th
Population Density # 69 96th
Diversity Index # 208 86th
Median Household Income # 677 56th
Per Capita Income # 1111 27th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

California Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare California July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement