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Garrison, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Garrison Census Designated Place had a population of 880 as of July 1, 2019. 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 38.6062 and longitude -83.1732 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the Garrison Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garrison: Stone City.

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Garrison, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Garrison, KY Housing Affordability Index is 245
State of Kentucky Housing Affordability Index is 161
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Garrison, KY Wealth Index is 37
State of Kentucky Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 880 (100%)
Population in Households 880 (100.0%)
Population in Families 722 (82.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 326
Diversity Index2 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,519
Average Household Income $43,296
Per Capita Income $17,365
Wealth Index4 37

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 276 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $67,083
Housing Affordability Index3 245
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 352
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 246
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.17% 0.09%
Households 0.25% 0.17%
Families 0.31% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Garrison, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garrison to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 259 52nd
Population Density # 448 17th
Diversity Index # 533 1st
Median Household Income # 466 14th
Per Capita Income # 472 13th

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