Garber, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Garber, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Garber had a population of 87 as of July 1, 2018. Garber ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garber is located at latitude 42.7419 and longitude -91.2621 in Clayton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garber (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clayton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 659 feet.

The City of Garber (GNIS ID: 2394850) 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 Garber is located within Township of Volga, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clayton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garber: East Elkport.

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Garber, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 87
Population in Households 87
Population in Familes 76
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 379
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $52,264
Average Household Income $64,645
Per Capita Income $20,771


Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $192,857
Average Home Value $242,647


Total Households 42
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.14% -0.23%
Households -0.28% -0.48%
Families 4.08% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Garber, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garber to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 889 12th
Population Density # 721 29th
Diversity Index # 979 3rd
Median Household Income # 649 36th
Per Capita Income # 992 2nd

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