Garrett, Indiana Population 2024

6,694

Garrett is a city located in DeKalb County Indiana. Garrett has a 2024 population of 6,694. Garrett is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 2.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,545 in 2020.

The average household income in Garrett is $71,567 with a poverty rate of 10.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Garrett is 37.9 years, 38.7 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Garrett Demographics

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

  • White: 95.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.21%
  • Asian: 1.88%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,607.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.28% (149)
The current population of Garrett, Indiana is 6,694 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,545.

Garrett, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,11695.06%
Two or more races1422.21%
Asian1211.88%
Black or African American460.71%
Native American90.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Garrett Population by Race

Garrett Population Pyramid 2024

Garrett Median Age

37.9

Total

38.7

Male

37.3

Female

Garrett Adults

There are 4,876 adults, (1,007 of whom are seniors) in Garrett.

Garrett Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Garrett Sex Ratio

Female3,52154.72%
Male2,91345.28%

Garrett Population by Age

Garrett Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5982.4481.918.1
Married1,4152.994.95.1
Non Family7131.2764.235.8
Female3242.956634
Male1462.6477.422.6
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2.77

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Garrett Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Garrett Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Garrett Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50%.

Garrett Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,553

Average Earnings

$42,193

Average Male

$34,894

Average Female

Garrett Earnings by Educational Attainment

Garrett Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Garrett Language

97.94% of Garrett residents speak only English, while 2.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Garrett Language

Garrett Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,6775619.88%
Hispanic4008320.75%
Asian1216452.89%
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10.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.82%

Male Poverty Rate

13.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garrett

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garrett is Asian, with 52.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garrett is White, with 9.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.79%.

Garrett Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.83%
Some College9.9%
High School8.18%
Bachelors or Greater
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Garrett Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed10.85%
Female Employed7.89%
Male Employed6.37%
Female Unemployed
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Garrett Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Garrett Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Garrett Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Garrett Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Garrett Marriage

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

Garrett Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Garrett Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

259

Number of Veterans

247

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Garrett Veterans by War

count

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Garrett Veterans by Age

count

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Garrett Veterans by Race

Garrett Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garrett Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Garrett Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Garrett Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Garrett Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.87%

Born in Garrett

98.6%

Native Born

1.4%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.6% of Garrett residents were born in the United States, with 76.87% having been born in Indiana. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Garrett Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,939490.71%
20286,890490.72%
20276,841490.72%
20266,792490.73%
20256,743490.73%
20246,694490.74%
20236,645490.74%
20226,596490.75%
20216,54720.03%
20206,5451191.85%
20196,426420.66%
20186,384340.54%
20176,35050.08%
20166,345150.24%
20156,33060.09%
20146,32420.03%
20136,32260.09%
20126,316-27-0.43%
20116,343190.3%
20106,3245218.98%
20005,8034548.49%
19905,3494759.75%
19804,8741593.37%
19704,7153518.04%
19604,364731.7%
19504,29160.14%
19404,285-143-3.23%
19304,428-368-7.67%
19204,79664715.59%
19104,1492396.11%
19003,9101,14341.31%
18902,767
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Garrett Population by Year