Garrison, Texas

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Garrison, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Garrison Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Garrison Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Garrison Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Garrison, Texas

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 7
Senior Citizens 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 6 8
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 4
Portion of People Married 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 3
People Above Poverty 2 3
Median Family Income 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Housing Recently Built 6 4
People Living Alone 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3

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Garrison Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles S of Longview, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 150 miles SE of Dallas, Texas
County Nacogdoches
Standard Zip Codes 75946
Phone Area Codes 936
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.824
Longitude -94.49

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 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 55 to 76 F
Jul Temp 74 to 94 F
Oct Temp 56 to 79 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Distance 33.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
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Garrison Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 844 100%
Male 390 46.2%
Female 454 53.8%
Under 18 243 28.8%
18+ 601 71.2%
65+ 198 23.5%
Median Age 38
Average Family Size 3.1
White 570 67.5%
African-American 245 29%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.7%
Other 10 1.2%
Mixed Race 11 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 28 3.3%

Estimated Garrison Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 846
Growth 2
Growth % 0.2%

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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.5%
US/American 12.2%
German 7.6%
Irish 7.1%
English 5%
French (except Basque) 2%
Scottish 0.9%
Italian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
African 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
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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:

Brileytown (75946)
Fitze (75946)
Henning (75946)
Hidden Valley (75946)

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 844 $27,639
Cushing 637 $31,667
Gary City 303 $34,531
Mount Enterprise 525 $31,719
Nacogdoches 29,914 $37,020
Tenaha 1,046 $22,885
Timpson 1,094 $24,271
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Garrison High Schools (2004)

459 N US HWY 59
A Title I School.
Serves 214 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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