Garrison, Iowa

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Garrison Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles SE of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 199 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 52229
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.144
Longitude -92.143

Garrison Climate

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  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station VINTON
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
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Garrison Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 413 100%
Male 200 48.4%
Female 213 51.6%
Under 18 118 28.6%
18+ 295 71.4%
65+ 48 11.6%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.16
White 404 97.8%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 3 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 4 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1.7%

Estimated Garrison Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 418
Growth 5
Growth % 1.2%

Garrison Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.2%
US/American 27.3%
Norwegian 10.1%
English 5.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
Irish 4.6%
Dutch 1.7%
Pennsylvania German 1.7%
Scottish 1.3%
French Canadian 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Garrison 413 $32,500
Dysart 1,303 $45,774
Keystone 687 $48,750
La Porte City 2,275 $46,544
Mount Auburn 160 $41,786
Van Horne 716 $49,261
Vinton 5,102 $41,546

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