The City of Gardner had a population of 20,345 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gardner: Gardner Centre, West Gardner.
|Population in Households||19,013|
|Population in Familes||14,468|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,332|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||9,182 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,353 (47.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,884 (42.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||945 (10.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$183,612|
|Average Home Value||$211,314|
|Median Household Income||$50,280|
|Average Household Income||$62,132|
|Per Capita Income||$26,308|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.0%|
|Per Capita Income||1.21%|
The table below compares Gardner to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 Density1||# 165||33rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 73||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 204||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 211||15th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.