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Garden Grove is a city in Orange County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The latitude of Garden Grove is 33.773N. The longitude is -117.94W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 167,029.


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Median household income
Local
$47,754
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Garden Grove demographic reports
Garden Grove is on the Santa Ana River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 732. The number of murders and homicides was 6. The violent crime rate was 4.3 per 1,000 people.
Census 2000 highlights: Among major American cities, ranked No. 5 in percentage Asian population (30.9%)
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Garden Grove attractions: Crystal Cathedral
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 103

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7% of Garden Grove residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Garden Grove ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Garden Grove was $16,209, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Garden Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Garden Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $779.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,433.


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Libraries in Garden Grove include Chapman Branch Library, Garden Grove Regional Library, West Garden Grove Branch Library ... View libraries

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Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garden Grove political report.

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The average commute time for Garden Grove workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 30 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Garden Grove between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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