Garner, North Carolina Population 2020

30,566

Garner is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 30,566, it is the 35th largest city in North Carolina and the 1268th largest city in the United States. Garner is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 18.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,745 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Garner has a population density of 1,923 people per square mile.

The average household income in Garner is $77,131 with a poverty rate of 10.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,070 per month, and the median house value is $175,400. The median age in Garner is 37.4 years, 34.5 years for males, and 39.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Garner Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Garner was:

  • White: 64.95%
  • Black or African American: 28.55%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • Asian: 1.91%
  • Other race: 1.41%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Garner, North Carolina is 30,566, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,502.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,745.

Garner, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,66264.95%
Black or African American8,20328.55%
Two or More Races8522.97%
Asian5501.91%
Some Other Race4061.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.20%

Garner Population Pyramid 2020

Garner Median Age

37.4


Total

34.5


Male

39.5


Female

Garner Adults

There are 22,252 adults, (4,122 of whom are seniors) in Garner.

Garner Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Garner Sex Ratio

Female

14,696

51.15%

Male

14,035

48.85%

Garner Households and Families

Garner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Garner Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All64.6%35.4%
Non Family56%44%
Male43.6%56.4%
Female31.5%68.5%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3382.5164.6
Married5,5293.1581.2
Non Family3,8271.4356
Female1,4042.8731.5
Male5782.7143.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Garner Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4442.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,1895.98%
High School Graduate4,13020.77%
Some College4,29721.61%
Associates Degree2,18410.98%
Bachelors Degree5,70828.71%
Graduate Degree1,9339.72%

Garner Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,63712,0565,397
Black5,0864,5911,731
Hispanic1,500941176
Asian410380231
Multiple Races387387134
Other Race21813952
Native American5847

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.34%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,800$44,428$40,269
Less Than High School$26,073$28,190$15,334
High School Grad$34,389$35,469$33,433
Some College$40,451$42,175$34,561
Bachelors Degree$50,012$56,224$43,963
Graduate Degree$55,641$60,984$50,132

$41,800

Average Earnings

$44,428

Average Male

$40,269

Average Female

Garner Language

Garner Language by Age

Garner Language

87.74% of Garner residents speak only English, while 12.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.79% of the population.

Garner Poverty

Garner Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,04299232.61%
White16,1859225.70%
Black8,15789110.92%
Multiple84816819.81%
Other40610726.35%
Asian5458715.96%
Native582441.38%

10.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.95%

Male Poverty Rate

11.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garner is Native, with 41.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garner is White, with 5.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.12%
High School13.26%
Some College6.24%
Bachelors or Greater1.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.85%
Male Unemployed16.55%
Male Employed5.49%
Female Employed4.42%

Garner Income

Garner Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,873$77,131
Families$75,346$87,530
Married Families$91,539-
Non Families$42,294$55,252

Garner Marital Status

Garner Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Garner Married by Age and Sex

Garner Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Garner Marital Status by Race

Garner Veterans

2,222

Number of Veterans

1,804

Male Veterans

418

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam816
First Gulf War717
Second Gulf War429
World War II99
Korea33
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54702
65 to 74586
55 to 64560
75+266
18 to 34108
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3158.79%
Black86314.22%
Hispanic321.72%
2 or More214.99%
Asian122.76%
Indian1118.97%

$Garner Veterans by Education

4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garner Employment Status

68%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Garner Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

50.60%

Born in North Carolina

91.97%

Native Born

8.03%

Foreign Born

4.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.97% of Garner residents were born in the United States, with 50.60% having been born in North Carolina. 4.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202030,566320.10%
201930,534320.10%
201830,5021,7205.98%
201728,782320.11%
201628,7507822.80%
201527,9682190.79%
201427,7499843.68%
201326,765180.07%
201226,7473971.51%
201126,3504481.73%
201025,9028,1453.85%
200017,7572,7901.72%
199014,9674,8944.04%
198010,0735,1507.42%
19704,9231,4723.62%
19603,4510.00%