Garrison, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Garrison, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Garrison Census Designated Place had a population of 855 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garrison: Stone City.

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Garrison, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 855
Population in Households 855
Population in Familes 706
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 317
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $32,562
Average Household Income $37,545
Per Capita Income $15,126


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $74,237
Average Home Value $85,781


Total Households 342
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.15% -0.24%
Households -0.07% -0.24%
Families 0.0% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

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, 2018 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 # 258 52nd
Population Density # 451 17th
Diversity Index # 524 3rd
Median Household Income # 429 21st
Per Capita Income # 523 3rd

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