The City of Gardner had a population of 20,677 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Gardner is located at latitude 42.5842 and longitude -71.9887 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gardner (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.94 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,070 feet.
The City of Gardner (GNIS ID: 618364) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gardner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gardner: Gardner Centre, West Gardner.
|Daytime Population: Workers||8,241|
|Daytime Population: Residents||11,009|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||19,250|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.93|
|Population in Households||19,301|
|Population in Familes||14,658|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,376|
|Median Household Income||$50,819|
|Average Household Income||$62,600|
|Per Capita Income||$26,355|
|Total Housing Units||9,304 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,352 (46.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,966 (42.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||986 (10.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$189,674|
|Average Home Value||$223,782|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.12%|
|Per Capita Income||1.89%|
The table below compares Gardner to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 66||74th|
|Population Density||# 163||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 74||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 205||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 212||14th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.