Garner, Iowa Population 2021

3,023
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Garner is a city located in Hancock County Iowa. It is also the county seat of Hancock County. With a 2020 population of 3,023, it is the 118th largest city in Iowa and the 6233rd largest city in the United States . Garner is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -3.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,129 in 2010. Garner reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Garner has a population density of 1,379 people per square mile.

The average household income in Garner is $76,906 with a poverty rate of 8.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $683 per month, and the median house value is $125,800. The median age in Garner is 41.4 years, 38.9 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Garner Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Garnerwas:

  • White: 94.90%
  • Black or African American: 4.22%
  • Two or more races: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Garner, Iowa is 3,023 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,033.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,129.

Garner, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,90394.90%
Black or African American1294.22%
Two or More Races120.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.29%
Some Other Race60.20%
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Garner Population by Race

Garner Population Pyramid $2021

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Garner Median Age

41.4


Total

38.9


Male

42.4


Female

Garner Adults

There are 2,250 adults, (674 of whom are seniors) in Garner.

Garner Age Dependency

94.1

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Garner Sex Ratio

Female

1,599

52.27%

Male

1,460

47.73%

Garner Population by Age

Garner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Garner Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female54.1%45.9%
All76.9%23.1%
Married89.2%10.8%
Male100%0%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Garner Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2532.476.9
Married7622.7689.2
Non Family3161.2352.2
Female1222.7554.1
Male533.38100

2.74

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Garner Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade130.62%
9th to 12th Grade663.14%
High School Graduate59928.52%
Some College40419.24%
Associates Degree29213.90%
Bachelors Degree59128.14%
Graduate Degree1356.43%
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Garner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Garner Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0091,937719
Black5453
Hispanic37317
Islander99
Other Race6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.79%.

Garner Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,616$52,019$30,772
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,604$40,000$23,125
Some College$37,175$57,411$32,143
Bachelors Degree$49,625$52,232$33,690
Graduate Degree$85,000$109,659$61,719

$41,616

Average Earnings

$52,019

Average Male

$30,772

Average Female

Garner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Garner Language by Age

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Garner Language

97.99% of Garner residents speak only English, while 2.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Garner Language

Garner Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,7771184.25%
Black117117100.00%
Hispanic841821.43%
Multiple1212100.00%
Other66100.00%

8.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.33%

Male Poverty Rate

10.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garner is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garner is White, with 4.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.30%.

Garner Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.57%
Some College6.76%
High School5.81%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%

Garner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed7.49%
Male Employed1.66%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Garner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Garner Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,831$76,906
Families$77,257$87,405
Married Families$80,114-
Non Families$34,375$43,173
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Income by Household Type

Garner Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.4%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Garner Married by Age and Sex

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Garner Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Garner Marital Status by Race

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Garner Marital Status

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176

Number of Veterans

176

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam69
First Gulf War34
Second Gulf War21
Korea13
World War II

Garner Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7469
75+62
35 to 5439
55 to 644
18 to 342

Garner Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1677.66%
Hispanic1334.21%
Islander9100.00%

Garner Veterans by Race

Garner Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garner Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

69.3%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Garner Employment by Age

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Garner Employment by Race

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Garner Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.30%

Born in Garner

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.44% of Garner residents were born in the United States, with 76.30% having been born in Iowa. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Garner Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,023-5-0.17%
20203,028-5-0.16%
20193,033-5-0.16%
20183,038-9-0.30%
20173,047-26-0.85%
20163,073-28-0.90%
20153,101120.39%
20143,089-11-0.35%
20133,100-6-0.19%
20123,106-14-0.45%
20113,12020.06%
20103,1181960.65%
20002,92260.02%
19902,91680.03%
19802,9080.00%

Garner Population by Year