The City of Gardner had a population of 20,742 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gardner: Gardner Centre, West Gardner.
|Population in Households||19,364|
|Population in Familes||14,822|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,378|
|Median Household Income||$52,850|
|Average Household Income||$65,794|
|Per Capita Income||$27,682|
|Total Housing Units||9,232 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,394 (47.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,964 (42.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||874 ( 9.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$195,435|
|Average Home Value||$256,173|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.62%|
|Per Capita Income||2.65%|
The table below compares Gardner to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 65||74th|
|Population Density||# 164||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 73||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 208||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 213||14th|
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