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Garnett, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Garnett had a population of 3,330 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Garnett is located at latitude 38.2859 and longitude -95.2412 in Anderson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garnett (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Anderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,070 feet.

The City of Garnett (GNIS ID: 485581) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garnett: Shannon.

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Garnett, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,330
Population in Households 3,230
Population in Familes 2,499
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density1 1,053
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,381
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 836
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 922 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 459 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 215 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $89,364
Average Home Value $115,022


Median Household Income $39,840
Average Household Income $48,652
Per Capita Income $20,296
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.3%
Households -0.43% -0.28%
Families -0.49% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.

Garnett, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garnett to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas 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 # 86 87th
Population Density1 # 248 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 401 40th
Median Household Income # 534 21st
Per Capita Income # 592 12th

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