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Garnett, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Garnett had a population of 3,274 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garnett: Shannon.

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Garnett, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,274
Daytime Population: Workers 1,906
Daytime Population: Residents 1,841
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,747
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 3,174
Population in Familes 2,447
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density2 1,036
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $42,766
Average Household Income $52,784
Per Capita Income $21,940


Total Housing Units 1,593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 914 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 440 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $88,005
Average Home Value $117,642


Total Households 1,354
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 814
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.58% -0.54%
Households -0.64% -0.61%
Families -0.79% -0.72%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

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, 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 # 87 87th
Population Density # 251 63rd
Diversity Index # 409 39th
Median Household Income # 508 24th
Per Capita Income # 582 13th

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