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Garnett, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Garnett had a population of 3,277 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Garnett is located at latitude 38.2806 and longitude -95.2419 in Anderson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garnett 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Garnett, KS Housing Affordability Index is 183
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Garnett, KS Wealth Index is 37
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,277
Population in Households 3,177
Population in Familes 2,445
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density 1,063
Diversity Index1 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,971
Average Household Income $44,379
Per Capita Income $18,251
Wealth Index3 37

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 868 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 491 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $82,294
Housing Affordability Index2 183
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,359
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 817
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.43% -0.66%
Households -0.45% -0.66%
Families -0.55% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

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, 2019 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 # 230 66th
Diversity Index # 457 32nd
Median Household Income # 666 1st
Per Capita Income # 655 3rd

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