Garner, North Carolina Population 2021

33,291
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Garner is a city located in Wake County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 33,291, it is the 31st largest city in North Carolina and the 1182nd largest city in the United States . Garner is currently growing at a rate of 2.91% annually and its population has increased by 29.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,745 in 2010. Garner reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 16 miles, Garner has a population density of 2,094 people per square mile.

The average household income in Garner is $80,599 with a poverty rate of 9.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,122 per month, and the median house value is $190,000. The median age in Garner is 37.6 years, 35 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Garner Demographics

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

  • White: 64.41%
  • Black or African American: 28.74%
  • Asian: 2.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.49%
  • Other race: 1.67%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Garner, North Carolina is 33,291 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,407.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,745.

Garner, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,97764.41%
Black or African American8,46828.74%
Asian7462.53%
Two or More Races7332.49%
Some Other Race4911.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.16%
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Garner Population by Race

Garner Population Pyramid $2021

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Garner Median Age

37.6


Total

35


Male

40.1


Female

Garner Adults

There are 22,935 adults, (4,292 of whom are seniors) in Garner.

Garner Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Garner Sex Ratio

Female

15,250

51.76%

Male

14,212

48.24%

Garner Population by Age

Garner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Garner Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female32.7%67.3%
Male49.6%50.4%
Non Family53.3%46.7%
All66.5%33.5%
Married87%13%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Garner Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,6422.5166.5
Married5,5543.1487
Non Family4,0051.4253.3
Female1,5372.8932.7
Male5463.1249.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Garner Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3481.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,0955.39%
High School Graduate4,27621.06%
Some College4,55022.41%
Associates Degree2,05710.13%
Bachelors Degree5,84928.81%
Graduate Degree2,12810.48%
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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
White12,94212,3565,620
Black5,2864,7651,819
Hispanic1,306922154
Asian521515278
2+ Races373373123
Other Race26717933
Native American4747

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.36%.

Garner Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,245$50,065$39,844
Less Than 9th Grade$22,028$27,969$15,952
High School Graduate$33,650$40,736$27,610
Some College$41,685$44,478$37,961
Bachelors Degree$51,437$60,599$44,413
Graduate Degree$55,865$72,900$48,895

$43,245

Average Earnings

$50,065

Average Male

$39,844

Average Female

Garner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Garner Language by Age

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Garner Language

88.84% of Garner residents speak only English, while 11.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.42% of the population.

Garner Language

Garner Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8971,0466.19%
Black8,3871,01612.11%
Hispanic2,69267625.11%
Multiple73116822.98%
Asian7409012.16%
Other4918417.11%
Native472042.55%

9.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.37%

Male Poverty Rate

10.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garner is Native, with 42.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garner is White, with 6.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.28%.

Garner Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.64%
High School12.51%
Some College5.72%
Bachelors or Greater1.01%

Garner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.56%
Male Unemployed12.00%
Male Employed5.05%
Female Employed4.07%

Garner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Garner Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,064$80,599
Families$84,625$94,174
Married Families$97,199-
Non Families$44,375$52,868
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Income by Household Type

Garner Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

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 Over 65, 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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2,324

Number of Veterans

1,938

Male Veterans

386

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War806
Vietnam765
Second Gulf War584
World War II117
Korea39

Garner Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54780
55 to 64592
65 to 74497
75+284
18 to 34171

Garner Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3688.93%
Black91014.63%
Hispanic291.73%
2+ Races194.59%
Native American1531.91%
Asian122.07%

Garner Veterans by Race

Garner Veterans by Education

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4.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garner Veterans by Education

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69.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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51.39%

Born in Garner

92.71%

Native Born

7.29%

Foreign Born

3.51%

Non Citizen

3.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.71% of Garner residents were born in the United States, with 51.39% having been born in North Carolina. 3.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Garner Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202133,2919422.91%
202032,3499423.00%
201931,4079423.09%
201830,4651,7045.92%
201728,761300.10%
201628,7317822.80%
201527,9492150.78%
201427,7349793.66%
201326,755170.06%
201226,7383911.48%
201126,3474541.75%
201025,8938,1363.84%
200017,7572,7901.72%
199014,9674,8944.04%
198010,0735,1507.42%
19704,9231,4723.62%
19603,4510.00%

Garner Population by Year