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Garner is a town in Wake County, in the Raleigh-Cary metro area.
The community was named for H.C. Garner, founder
The latitude of Garner is 35.711N. The longitude is -78.614W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 361 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,537.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Garner demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Raleigh-Durham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27529 ZIP code.
11% of Garner residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Garner ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Garner was $22,433, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Garner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Garner include Downtown Garner Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Garner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $595. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,082.
Libraries in Garner include Southeast Regional Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Garner include Garner News
Wake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garner political report.
The average commute time for Garner workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Garner between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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