Garrett, Pennsylvania

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Garrett Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 63 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Somerset
Metro Area Johnstown
Standard Zip Codes 15542
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.863
Longitude -79.058

Garrett Climate

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  • 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 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 57 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
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Garrett Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 449 100%
Male 223 49.7%
Female 226 50.3%
Under 18 121 26.9%
18+ 328 73.1%
65+ 74 16.5%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.07
White 447 99.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Garrett Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 425
Growth -24
Growth % -5.3%

Garrett 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 59.1%
US/American 15%
Irish 10.9%
Dutch 2.6%
English 2.6%
Italian 1.9%
Polish 1.6%
Slovak 1.3%
Swiss 1.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.3%
Pennsylvania German 1%
Hungarian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Garrett 449 $27,375
Berlin 2,192 $35,714
Meyersdale 2,473 $29,798
Rockwood 954 $31,023
Salisbury 878 $36,188
Shanksville 245 $40,833
Somerset 6,762 $41,831
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