The small town of Garden City, South Carolina is home to approximately 10,000 people. Retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (41%) here than nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just over 54, are notably older than most cities in South Carolina, ranking as the seventh-oldest municipality in the state. Just 22% of residents rent in Garden City, as the majority own their homes. With an average rent of $998 per month, exceeding the state average by $91/month, relatively high rent costs may be playing a role in the higher levels of ownership.
Garden City has a relatively large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have a Bachelor's or Associate's degree (23%) compared to the national average (19%). Furthermore, 5% have a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are two primary industries in Garden City: retail and entertainment. Combined, these industries make up 16% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's residents work in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of just over $53,000, Garden City workers take home around $9,000 less than the average South Carolina resident. Garden City's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.
Garden City residents have an average commute of about 23 minutes, faster than nearly 80% of cities in the state. Many residents (34%) commute to work by car, while public transit isn't used. Not many commuters walk to work.
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