Garrison, North Dakota

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Garrison, North Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Garrison Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Garrison Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Garrison, North Dakota

Comparing Garrison to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Dakota (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Racial Diversity 2 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
College Educated Adults 5 2
Median Family Income 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 6
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 7
Affordability of Rents 9 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Housing Recently Built 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2

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Garrison Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles NW of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 430 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County McLean
Standard Zip Codes 58540
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.652
Longitude -101.415

Garrison Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 18 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 56 F
Annual Precip 16 inches
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 17 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 17.7 inches
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 18 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 31 to 57 F
Annual Precip 17.6 inches
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Garrison Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,318 100%
Male 576 43.7%
Female 742 56.3%
Under 18 237 18%
18+ 1,081 82%
65+ 468 35.5%
Median Age 51.6
Average Family Size 2.64
White 1,257 95.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 32 2.4%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 24 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.8%

Estimated Garrison Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,216
Growth -102
Growth % -7.7%

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 51.9%
Norwegian 21.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
Swedish 2.7%
English 2.6%
US/American 2.5%
Irish 2.2%
Czech 2%
Ukrainian 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scandinavian 1%
Danish 0.8%
Scottish 0.7%
Luxemburger 0.7%
Swiss 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
European 0.4%
German Russian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Australian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Italian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Emmet (58540)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Garrison 1,318 $37,583
Max 278 $31,375
Pick City 166 $37,750
Riverdale 273 $52,250
Stanton 345 $49,750
Underwood 812 $47,578

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Garrison Public Library
Garrison, North Dakota
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Garrison High Schools (2004)

Serves 187 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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