Garden Grove, California is a medium-size city with slightly more than 176,000 residents. With an average age of just under 38, the city's population ranks around the middle compared to other cities in the state, which has an average age of 37. By a slim 54%-46% margin, homeowners hold a slight majority over renters in Garden Grove. The average rent of $1,447 per month is roughly the same as the state average.
Garden Grove has an average commute time of about 31 minutes. Driving is the prevailing mode of getting to work, selected by 43% of commuters, while public transportation is not extensively used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Eleven percent of Garden Grove residents over the age of 25 possess a Bachelor's degree, while 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Garden Grove residents work in one of four industries: manufacturing, retail, entertainment, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 26% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, making it the top field in the city. Garden Grove workers earn an average annual income of just over $77K, about $8,000 less than the average California resident. However, Garden Grove compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345.