Garnett, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Garnett, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Garnett had a population of 3,246 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garnett: Shannon.

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Garnett, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,246
Population in Households 3,146
Population in Familes 2,437
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density2 1,027
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $41,869
Average Household Income $51,040
Per Capita Income $21,200


Total Housing Units 1,551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 869 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 471 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $88,850
Average Home Value $117,808


Total Households 1,341
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 805
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 -0.61% -0.49%
Households -0.68% -0.54%
Families -0.83% -0.68%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.2%

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, 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 # 87 87th
Population Density # 253 62nd
Diversity Index # 465 31st
Median Household Income # 523 22nd
Per Capita Income # 594 12th

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