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Garrett, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Garrett had a population of 6,347 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Garrett, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,347
Population in Households 6,210
Population in Familes 5,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 1,630
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $46,440
Average Household Income $55,454
Per Capita Income $20,812


Total Housing Units 2,584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,620 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 705 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $92,460
Average Home Value $118,210


Total Households 2,326
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,593
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.12% 0.22%
Households 0.11% 0.22%
Families -0.17% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

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, 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 # 104 85th
Population Density # 235 66th
Diversity Index # 199 71st
Median Household Income # 464 32nd
Per Capita Income # 589 14th

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