Garden Grove, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Garden Grove, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Garden Grove had a population of 205 as of July 1, 2018. Garden Grove ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garden Grove is located at latitude 40.8266 and longitude -93.6072 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garden Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,115 feet.

The City of Garden Grove (GNIS ID: 2394852) 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.

The City of Garden Grove is located within Township of Garden Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Decatur County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garden Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Garden Grove, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 205
Population in Households 205
Population in Familes 167
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 296
Diversity Index2 3


Median Household Income $57,181
Average Household Income $69,744
Per Capita Income $26,819


Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (26.2%)
Median Home Value $97,727
Average Home Value $217,083


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.35% -0.69%
Households -0.31% -0.8%
Families 1.41% -0.74%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Garden Grove, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden Grove to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 692 32nd
Population Density # 786 22nd
Diversity Index # 958 5th
Median Household Income # 436 57th
Per Capita Income # 678 33rd

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