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People

Total Population 384
Male Share of the Population 51.3%
Female Share of the Population 48.7%
Senior Citizens 8.1%
Employed Population 16+ 186
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 55.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,143
% Above Poverty Level 94%
% Below Poverty Level 6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.3%
Median Gross Rent $600
Median House Value $55,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 6.5%

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

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • 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
Station INDEPENDENCE
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
Station CEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dysart 1,609 $75,417
Keystone 656 $68,500
La Porte City 2,315 $70,250

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

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Library
Garrison Public Library
100 NORTH BIRCH STREET
Garrison, Iowa
(319) 477-5531

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