Garrison, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Garrison, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Garrison Census Designated Place had a population of 942 as of July 1, 2015. Garrison ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garrison is located at latitude 38.6067 and longitude -83.1819 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the Garrison Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Lewis County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 538 feet.

The Garrison Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629620) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Garrison Census Designated Place is located within Garrison Division of Lewis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garrison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garrison: Stone City.

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Garrison, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 942
Population in Households 942
Population in Familes 777
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 349
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 380
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $66,429
Average Home Value $91,612


Median Household Income $30,648
Average Household Income $40,678
Per Capita Income $16,381
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.62% 1.18%
Households 1.91% 1.28%
Families 2.21% 1.24%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Garrison, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garrison to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 243 54th
Population Density1 # 431 18th
Diversity Index2 # 511 2nd
Median Household Income # 412 22nd
Per Capita Income # 430 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.