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Garner, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Garner had a population of 3,137 as of July 1, 2016. Garner ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garner is located at latitude 43.0995 and longitude -93.6033 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garner (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,220 feet.

The City of Garner (GNIS ID: 2394857) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Garner is located within Township of Concord, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Garner, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,137
Population in Households 3,086
Population in Familes 2,561
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 1,527
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,316
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 886
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 990 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 326 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $126,642
Average Home Value $144,747
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,408
Average Household Income $67,738
Per Capita Income $28,598
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% -0.2%
Households 0.18% -0.12%
Families 0.09% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Garner, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garner to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 118 88th
Population Density1 # 91 91st
Diversity Index2 # 414 59th
Median Household Income # 377 63rd
Per Capita Income # 351 65th

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