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Garden City is a village in Nassau County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Garden City is 40.726N. The longitude is -73.634W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,787.
Growth slowed after Stewart's death in 1876. Development was again sparked in the early 1900s, when Doubleday built a printing plant, Country Life Press, here.
Roosevelt Field was a center for early aviation. Charles Lindbergh took off from here in the "Spirit of St. Louis" in 1927. Harriet Quimby received her pilot's license here in 1911 - the first American woman to do so
With the opening of other airports after World War II, activity at Roosevelt Field ebbed and finally ceased in 1951. A shopping center replaced the airfield
Sections below provide additional information and links about Garden City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nassau County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nassau-Suffolk area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 11010 ZIP code.
15% of Garden City residents report German ancestry, and 27% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Garden City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Garden City was $53,196, compared with $21,587 nationally.
62% of Garden City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Garden City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,561. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,645.
Libraries in Garden City include Garden City Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Garden City include Garden City Life
TV stations in Garden City include WLIW.
Nassau County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garden City political report.
Garden City restaurants taking online reservations include Polo Restaurant at the Garden City Hotel, Ruth's Chris Steak House - Garden City ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Garden City workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Garden City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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