Garland, North Carolina

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Garland, North Carolina

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High Points

Garland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Garland Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Garland Walking and Biking to Work
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 19% Garland Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Garland, North Carolina

Comparing Garland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Senior Citizens 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
Median Family Income 2 2
People Above Poverty 1 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Short Commute Times 2 1
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Housing Recently Built 6 4
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
People Living Alone 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 3 6
Low Property Crime 2 6

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Garland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SE of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Sampson
Standard Zip Codes 28441
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.786
Longitude -78.394

Garland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
Station CLINTON 2 NE
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station WILLARD 4 SW
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches
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Garland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 808 100%
Male 387 47.9%
Female 421 52.1%
Under 18 203 25.1%
18+ 605 74.9%
65+ 130 16.1%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.2
White 393 48.6%
African-American 273 33.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.6%
Other 126 15.6%
Mixed Race 11 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 150 18.6%

Estimated Garland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 833
Growth 25
Growth % 3.1%

Garland 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 70%
US/American 11.3%
English 7.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
German 2.4%
Irish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Portuguese 1.2%
Scottish 0.5%
Croatian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Garland 808 $29,145
Clinton 8,600 $36,144
Elizabethtown 3,698 $38,750
Harrells 187 $41,250
Roseboro 1,267 $26,154
Salemburg 469 $45,833
White Lake 529 $45,625
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