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People

Total Population 3,100
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,586
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 61.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,949
% Above Poverty Level 90.8%
% Below Poverty Level 9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 24%
Median Gross Rent $573
Median House Value $116,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 17.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Garner Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 73 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 50438
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.102
Longitude -93.601

Garner Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BRITT
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Station FOREST CITY 2 NNE
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station HAMPTON
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Garner, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hayfield (50438)

Miller (50438)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Britt 1,966 $65,350
Clear Lake 7,675 $63,613
Forest City 4,110 $59,637
Goodell 129 $47,500
Klemme 498 $53,056

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Garner Public Libraries

Library
Garner Public Library
"416 STATE STREET, P.O. BOX 406"
Garner, Iowa
(641) 923-2850

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Garner High Schools

GARNER-HAYFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
605 LYON
641-923-2632
Serves 317 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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