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Lets cover off Garden Grove first. Garden Grove is a city located in northern Orange County, California, United States. In 2009, the city’s population was estimated at over 174,000 State Route 22, also known as the Garden Grove Freeway, passes through the city running east-west.

The city is known outside the Southern California area for being the home of Robert H. Schuller‘s Crystal Cathedral, from which religious broadcasts are made.

The city has a distinct community within it, West Garden Grove, which is located in the westernmost portion of the city. It is connected to the rest of Garden Grove by a narrow strip of land that runs along Garden Grove Boulevard.

Garden Grove, like the rest of the Los Angeles basin is well-known for its year-round pleasant weather: -On average, the warmest month is August. On average, the coolest month is December. The maximum average precipitation occurs in January.

Garden Grove, California: The City That Has It AllGarden Grove has a Mediterranean climate or Dry-Summer Subtropical (Köppen climate classification Csb on the coast, Csa inland), enjoying plenty of sunshine throughout the year, with an average of 263 sunshine days and only 35 days with measurable precipitation annually.

Garden Grove is home to three stage theaters, the Garden Grove Playhouse, Gem Theater and the Festival Amphitheater. The Amphitheater hosts Shakespeare Orange County, which presents an annual Shakespeare Festival each summer.

All venues are owned by the City of Garden Grove, but operated by outside entities.

Garden Grove, California: The City That Has It AllThe Garden Grove Playhouse is operated by a non-profit group of the same name. The Gem Theater is currently operated by Damien Lorton and Nicole Cassesso of ‘One More Productions’. The Festival Amphitheater is managed by Thomas Bradac, the producing artistic director of Shakespeare Orange County.

Garden Grove is also home to the second largest festival west of the Mississippi known as the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival. Numerous Garden Grove organizations, including the Miss Garden Grove Scholarship Program, are part of the Memorial Day weekend festivities every year.

Economy

According to the City’s 2008 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 Air Industries Corp. 662
2 Crystal Cathedral 495
3 Hyatt Regency Orange County 400
4 Driessen Aircraft Interior Systems 370
5 Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics 363
6 OfficeMax 360
7 GKN Aerospace Transparency Systems 357
8 Anning-Johnson 350
9 C & D Zodiac 300
10 Microsemi Integrated Products 275

Garden Grove Employment Statistics

Population of Garden Grove
Total population 192,345
Male 52.18%
Female 47.82%
Median age 33.0
Garden Grove Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.1%
Median cost of a home $486,300
Median mortgage payment $1,509
Renter-occupied homes 39.9%
Vacant housing 3.2%
Median monthly rent $1,142
Average Income
Median for all workers $25,687
Median for all male full-time $34,722
Median for all female full-time $32,179
Household Income
Less than $10,000 7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 23%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 14%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 1%
Education
Less than 9th grade 15%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate’s degree 7%
Bachelor’s degree 14%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 31%
Currently married 54%
Separated 3%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 8%
Race
White 34%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 34%
Other 29%
Garden Grove Commute
Carpool 13.3%
Public transportation 3.2%
Average travel time 27 minutes