Garden City

It feels so much like home, from the moment you arrive, that it can take your breath away.

Welcome to Garden City

A leafy enclave with quaint village charm and a strong community focus. Discover Garden City real estate!

 

Step onto the pristine, tree-lined streets of Garden City, NY for the first time and you may not be prepared for the wave of nostalgia that sweeps over you. There is a magic here, a sense of belonging that longtime residents have enjoyed since childhood. As for the newcomers, well… as you stand on the edge of one of those perfectly manicured lawns, gazing up at a pretty colonial home with blooming flowers, canopied trees, and sunlight dappling the lawn, you may find yourself overwhelmed. This place can do that to you – because it feels so much like home, from the moment you arrive, that it can take your breath away. Explore the Garden City real estate market with our team, today!

 

With Old Americana vibes, shady avenues, and sprawling lawns, Garden City creates a picturesque setting that reflects the easy-going elegance of the village’s residents. This tight-knit community works together on everything from welcoming new residents to agreeing to arrange garbage pickup at the back of the houses, to preserve the serene beauty of the neighborhood. Families adore the expansive green spaces and spacious playgrounds, as well as the focus on fun activities created for Garden City’s children. Developed in 1869 by department store mogul Alexander Turney Stewart, the Garden City real estate market was designed to be a model suburb – and residents of this lovely haven agree that Stewart more than accomplished his dream.

 

What to Love

 
  • Shady, tree-lined avenues
  • A welcoming, close-knit community
  • Outstanding educational opportunities 
  • Manicured gardens and spacious homes

People & Lifestyle

 

Once you move to Garden City, you may never want to leave. As you get to know your neighbors, an easy feat in this friendly, welcoming town, you’ll find many are longtime residents who couldn’t imagine a more perfect hometown than Garden City. With lovely parks for family picnics, large lots for games of catch, and neighbors who become lifelong friends, Garden City is suburban bliss at its best.

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 

Not just a pretty face, Garden City is a culinary dynamo. Considered one of New York’s superior bakeries, The French Workshop dazzles with colorful confections, classic pastries, and signature desserts. Stop in for a morning coffee and treat yourself to a macaron or princess cake, then stock up on extra to take home to the kids – and yes, these sweets are delectable enough to use as bribes. Dinner at Leo’s Tavern is a lesson in old-time charm. Built in 1942, this cozy bistro offers good beer and an even better burger, along with classic New American fare and outstanding hospitality. Originally a vitamin shop, Food for Thought has evolved over the years into a stylish mecca for healthy salads, elixirs, and fresh-pressed vegetable juice, while the lively ambiance and flavorful dishes at Mesita offer the perfect setting for dinner with friends.

 

Things to Do

 

The close-knit community of Garden City is dedicated to the well-being of the village, and the result is a lively lineup of beloved events. The summer fun gets started with the long-running Belmont Festival, when residents flock to Seventh Street to celebrate the Triple Crown’s Belmont Stakes. The summer season continues to bring residents together with Friday Night Promenades. These themed parties (think Frank Sinatra and Christmas in July) provide fabulous food, activities for all ages, and fun for the whole family.

 

Plan a day of play at Saint Paul’s Recreation Complex, a multi-use facility featuring athletic fields, playgrounds, soccer clinics for little players, and a lovely gazebo for picnics. If you’re looking for adventure beyond the village, just hop on the Long Island Rail Road and explore neighboring areas, like Merillon, Nassau Blvd, Stewart Manor, 7th Street, and Country Life Press. And if you’re looking for a staycation, The Garden City Hotel awaits. This posh, landmark hotel is known for gracious hospitality and first-class service, as well as the elegant King Bar restaurant.

 

Schools

 

Garden City students have access to the Garden City Public Schools system, which offers excellent educational opportunities, including:

 

Overview for Garden City, NY

37,903 people live in Garden City, where the median age is 42.1 and the average individual income is $66,188.61. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

37,903

Total Population

42.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$66,188.61

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Garden City, NY

Garden City has 12,203 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Garden City do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 37,903 people call Garden City home. The population density is 5,456.96 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

37,903

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.1

Median Age

48.46 / 51.54%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
12,203

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$66,188.61

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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Schools in Garden City, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Garden City. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St Joseph Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The Waldorf School Of Garden City
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
2nd - 5th
5/5
Stratford Avenue School
PUBLIC
2nd - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 1st
No rating available
Garden City Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 1st
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 1st
No rating available

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