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Garden Plain is a township in Whiteside County, in the Sterling metro area.
The latitude of Garden Plain is 41.799N. The longitude is -90.137W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,055.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Garden Plain demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Whiteside County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61251 ZIP code.
27% of Garden Plain residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Garden Plain ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Garden Plain was $17,160, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Garden Plain residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Garden Plain, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $766.
Whiteside County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garden Plain political report.
The average commute time for Garden Plain workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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