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Garrett, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Garrett had a population of 6,275 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Garrett is located at latitude 41.3532 and longitude -85.1237 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garrett (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The City of Garrett (GNIS ID: 2394858) 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 Garrett is located within Township of Keyser, a minor civil division (MCD) of DeKalb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garrett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Garrett, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,275
Daytime Population: Workers 3,862
Daytime Population: Residents 3,291
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,153
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 6,138
Population in Familes 5,021
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 1,612
Diversity Index3 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,073
Average Household Income $56,092
Per Capita Income $21,006

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,637 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 661 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 268 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $89,824
Average Home Value $115,385
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,297
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,576
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% 0.06%
Households -0.05% 0.07%
Families -0.35% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Garrett, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garrett to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 105 85th
Population Density # 238 65th
Diversity Index # 200 71st
Median Household Income # 409 40th
Per Capita Income # 531 22nd

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