There are many resources available for Garland neighbors to help them learn more about neighborhood organizations, area conditions, neighborhood plans. and neighborhood opinions.
The City of Garland promotes neighborhood associations as an excellent opportunity for residents to build relationships with one another and community stakeholders, to create a forum for planning and setting goals, and to build social capital. For more information on neighborhood organizations in Garland, please contact the Office of Neighborhood Vitality.
A great way to find specific, detailed information about crime in Garland is through Crime Reports. The information used to produce the reports on this website is provided by the Garland Police Department.
The Neighborhood Planning division develops plans for neighborhoods throughout the community. For information on current and past neighborhood planning projects, visit Planning and Community Development - Vital Neighborhoods.
Neighborhood Benchmarking Program
The Neighborhood Benchmarking Program (NBP) is designed to monitor neighborhood conditions, needs, and the overall health of neighborhoods throughout Garland. The NBP serves as a management tool to aid City and neighborhood leaders in future decision-making and provides residents with an opportunity to express their specific concerns and priorities facing their immediate neighborhood. View the Neighborhood Benchmarking Program annual survey schedule.
A key component of the NBP is the annual Resident Opinion Survey, mailed each October to a random sampling of houses in a quarter of Garland's neighborhoods. For more information, please contact: 972-205-2511.
Demographic information, population estimates and projections, and related data can be found in the Planning Department - Facts and Figures. This page also provides links to demographic information from outside agencies.