Gardner

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  4. Gardner Employment Information
  5. Gardner Family Information
  6. Gardner Education Information
  7. Gardner Business Information
  8. Gardner Public Benefits Information
  9. Gardner Criminal Information
  10. Gardner Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Gardner Zip Codes


Gardner Legal Resources

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Gardner Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 20,770
  • Land Area (2000): 57.472 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 2.094 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): GARDNER

Gardner Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2001 20,869 2003 21,009 2005 20,909
2002 Not Available 2004 20,994 2006 21,034

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Houses (2000): 8,838

Gardner Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 19,549 94.12%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 1,221 5.88%

Gardner Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gardner Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 7,309
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $192,818,000 / $44,795,000

Gardner Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 9,551 8,664 887 9.29% 93
1991 9,674 8,497 1,177 12.16% 122
1992 9,549 8,592 957 10.02% 100
1993 9,525 8,810 715 7.50% 75
1994 9,483 8,777 705 7.44% 74
1995 9,357 8,699 657 7.02% 70
1996 9,210 8,647 563 6.11% 61
1997 9,299 8,803 497 5.34% 53
1998 9,168 8,782 387 4.22% 42
1999 9,165 8,764 401 4.38% 44
2000 10,145 9,815 330 3.26% 33
2001 10,159 9,672 487 4.79% 48
2002 10,217 9,565 651 6.37% 64
2003 10,181 9,468 713 7.00% 70
2004 10,047 9,374 673 6.70% 67
2005 9,929 9,221 708 7.13% 71
2006 9,858 9,240 618 6.27% 63
2007 9,797 9,213 584 5.96% 59
2008 9,820 9,132 688 7.01% 70
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 9,879 9,186 693 7.01% 70
Feb 2008 9,805 9,126 679 6.93% 69
Mar 2008 9,824 9,165 659 6.71% 67
Apr 2008 9,702 9,177 525 5.41% 54
May 2008 9,743 9,115 628 6.45% 64
Jun 2008 9,990 9,258 732 7.33% 73
Jul 2008 9,909 9,112 797 8.04% 80
Aug 2008 9,841 9,088 753 7.65% 77
Sep 2008 9,690 8,962 728 7.51% 75
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Gardner Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 562 11.17%
2. Construction 447 8.88%
3. Public Administration 346 6.87%
4. Metal Manufactuing 262 5.21%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 261 5.19%
6. Educational Services 250 4.97%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 170 3.38%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 154 3.06%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 153 3.04%
10. Health Care 150 2.98%
11. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 133 2.64%
12. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 131 2.60%
13. Wood Manufacturing 114 2.27%
14. Printing and Related Manufacturing 97 1.93%
15. Paper Manufacturing 94 1.87%
16. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 92 1.83%
17. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 89 1.77%
18. Finance and Insurance 88 1.75%
19. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 85 1.69%
20. Truck Transportation 79 1.57%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 915 19.95%
2. Educational Services 611 13.32%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 339 7.39%
4. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 303 6.61%
5. Finance and Insurance 247 5.39%
6. Public Administration 245 5.34%
7. Food and Beverage Stores 220 4.80%
8. Social Assistance 124 2.70%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 122 2.66%
10. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 107 2.33%
11. Department and Other General Stores 106 2.31%
12. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 86 1.88%
13. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 75 1.64%
14. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 69 1.50%
15. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 67 1.46%
16. Metal Manufactuing 65 1.42%
17. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 65 1.42%
18. Printing and Related Manufacturing 61 1.33%
19. Paper Manufacturing 59 1.29%
20. Personal and Laundry Services 46 1.00%

Gardner Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 385 7.65%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 313 6.22%
3. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 270 5.36%
4. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 236 4.69%
5. Law Enforcement Workers 220 4.37%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 191 3.79%
7. Other Management Occupations 183 3.64%
8. Other Construction Trades 181 3.60%
9. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 165 3.28%
10. Other Installation / Maintenance 157 3.12%
11. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 153 3.04%
12. Assemblers and Fabricators 142 2.82%
13. Engineers 122 2.42%
14. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 109 2.17%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 104 2.07%
16. Computer Specialists 102 2.03%
17. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 98 1.95%
18. Top Executives 93 1.85%
19. Carpenters 89 1.77%
20. Operations Managers Non Finance 80 1.59%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 309 6.74%
2. Secretaries and Admins 272 5.93%
3. Cashiers 227 4.95%
4. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 209 4.56%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 208 4.54%
6. Registered Nurses 188 4.10%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 161 3.51%
8. Other Management Occupations 148 3.23%
9. Customer Service Representatives 130 2.83%
10. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 126 2.75%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 125 2.73%
12. Other Production Occupations 116 2.53%
13. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 112 2.44%
14. Health Technologists and Technicians 108 2.35%
15. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 104 2.27%
16. Business Operations Specialists 102 2.22%
17. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 91 1.98%
18. Waiters and Waitresses 90 1.96%
19. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 89 1.94%
20. Assemblers and Fabricators 84 1.83%

Gardner Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 8,609 52.47%
15-35 hours 2,117 12.90%
1-14 hours 517 3.15%
No regular hours 5,166 31.48%

Gardner Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 367 3.95%
5 AM-5:29 AM 316 3.40%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 556 5.99%
6 AM-6:29 AM 978 10.53%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,230 13.25%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,142 12.30%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,278 13.77%
8 AM-8:29 AM 908 9.78%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 525 5.65%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 298 3.21%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 110 1.18%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 77 0.83%
Noon-3:59 PM 830 8.94%
4 PM-11:59 PM 669 7.21%

Gardner Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 432 4.65%
5-9 1,726 18.59%
10-14 1,691 18.21%
15-19 1,079 11.62%
20-24 1,074 11.57%
25-29 332 3.58%
30-34 750 8.08%
35-39 177 1.91%
40-44 398 4.29%
45-59 910 9.80%
60-89 474 5.11%
At least 90 241 2.60%

Gardner Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 115 1.24% 6,219 66.99%
30-44 34 0.37% 1,291 13.91%
45-59 17 0.18% 893 9.62%
At least 60 7 0.08% 708 7.63%

Gardner Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,189 12.54%
 Car / truck / van, solo 7,559 79.73%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 41 0.43%
 Public transportation 173 1.82%
 Walked 322 3.40%
 Worked at home 197 2.08%

Gardner Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gardner Family Information

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Households (2000): 8,312 (19,487 people)
Families (2000): 5,119 (15,199 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,080
People at same address in 1995: 11,170

Gardner Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 890 10.71%
$10,000-$14,999 616 7.41%
$15,000-$19,999 593 7.13%
$20,000-$24,999 616 7.41%
$25,000-$29,999 574 6.91%
$30,000-$34,999 585 7.04%
$35,000-$39,999 534 6.42%
$40,000-$44,999 515 6.20%
$45,000-$49,999 420 5.05%
$50,000-$59,999 746 8.97%
$60,000-$74,999 908 10.92%
$75,000-$99,999 853 10.26%
$100,000-$124,999 265 3.19%
$125,000-$149,999 106 1.28%
$150,000-$199,999 50 0.60%
$200,000 or more 41 0.49%

Gardner Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 2,687 32.44%
 Family, 2 people 2,210 26.68%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 431 5.20%
 Family, 3 people 1,180 14.25%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 44 0.53%
 Family, 4 people 1,083 13.08%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 19 0.23%
 Family, 5 people 425 5.13%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 10 0.12%
 Family, 6 people 129 1.56%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 4 0.05%
 Family, 7 or more people 59 0.71%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.01%

Gardner Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 6,222 28.38%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 2,803 12.78%
Public Assistance 265 1.21%
Retirement 1,364 6.22%
Self Employment 605 2.76%
Social Security 2,537 11.57%
Supplemental Security 488 2.23%
Wage / Salary 6,117 27.90%
Other 1,524 6.95%

Gardner Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,122 56.56%
 With children under 18 1,630 43.44%

Gardner Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 862 10.18%
 Married 4,812 56.84%
 Never Married 2,479 29.28%
 Widowed 313 3.70%

Gardner Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,074 13.11%
 Married 4,024 49.11%
 Never Married 1,919 23.42%
 Widowed 1,177 14.36%

Gardner Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gardner Education Information

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Gardner Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,327 8.35%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 2,218 13.95%
 High school diploma or equivalent 5,514 34.69%
 Some college, no degree 3,098 19.49%
 Associate degree 1,470 9.25%
 Bachelors degree 1,561 9.82%
 Graduate or professional degree 708 4.45%

Gardner Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 164 0.79% 181 0.87% 345 1.66%
Kindergarten 186 0.90% 114 0.55% 300 1.44%
Grades 1-4 986 4.75% 204 0.98% 1,190 5.73%
Grades 5-8 1,111 5.35% 126 0.61% 1,237 5.96%
Grades 9-12 1,173 5.65% 61 0.29% 1,234 5.94%
Undergrad college 678 3.26% 126 0.61% 804 3.87%
Graduate or professional school 81 0.39% 65 0.31% 146 0.70%
Total 4,379 21.08% 877 4.22% 5,256 25.31%

Gardner Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gardner Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 448
Gardner Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gardner Public Benefits Information

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Gardner Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 17,501 90.38%
 Below Poverty Level 1,863 9.62%

Gardner Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gardner Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 982

Gardner Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2001 1.390 0.048 0.000 0.096 1.533 0.000 3.211 9.296 1.054 13.561
2002 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2003 0.000 0.571 0.000 0.857 1.428 0.048 10.662 17.659 2.094 30.416
2004 4.573 0.524 0.000 0.714 5.811 0.191 9.193 14.337 2.096 25.626
2005 4.591 0.526 0.000 0.430 5.548 0.335 8.274 14.730 2.439 25.444
2006 3.898 0.380 0.000 0.903 5.182 0.428 6.989 16.830 2.044 25.863
2007 4.949 0.288 0.048 0.480 5.766 0.288 6.679 15.759 1.441 23.879

Gardner Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 8 26
2005 9 31
2006 10 32
2007 10 31

Gardner Crime Index

Year  Index
2001 315

Gardner Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gardner Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Gardner Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,736 13.17%
10-19 Years 2,639 12.71%
20-29 Years 2,549 12.27%
30-39 Years 3,389 16.32%
40-49 Years 3,282 15.80%
50-59 Years 2,127 10.24%
60-69 Years 1,457 7.01%
70-79 Years 1,551 7.47%
80-89 Years 837 4.03%
90+ Years 203 0.98%

Gardner Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 10,645 51.25%
 Female 10,125 48.75%

Gardner Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 18,882 90.91%
 Hispanic/Latino 848 4.08%
 African-American 436 2.10%
 Asian 282 1.36%
 Multiracial 228 1.10%
 Amerindian 66 0.32%
 Other Race 15 0.07%
 Pacific Islander 13 0.06%

Gardner Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. French Non-Basque 3,915 17.96%
2. French Canadian 3,734 17.13%
3. Irish 3,534 16.22%
4. English 1,922 8.82%
5. Italian 1,591 7.30%
6. Polish 1,365 6.26%
7. German 1,005 4.61%
8. Finnish 964 4.42%
9. United States Or American 823 3.78%
10. Swedish 562 2.58%

Gardner Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 16,973 87.14%
2. French 1,133 5.82%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 808 4.15%
4. Polish 96 0.49%
5. Italian 85 0.44%
6. Arabic 57 0.29%
7. Korean 54 0.28%
8. Vietnamese 52 0.27%
9. African 43 0.22%
10. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 26 0.13%

Gardner Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 19,301 92.93%
 Naturalized immigrant 860 4.14%
 Not a citizen 609 2.93%

Gardner Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Gardner Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gardner Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01440