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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.


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Median household income
Local
$47,380
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Garner demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Garner's Station
Early settlers grew cotton
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 97. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.8 per 1,000 people.

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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.

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28% of Garner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Garner include Downtown Garner Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Garner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $595.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,082.


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Libraries in Garner include Southeast Regional Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Garner include Garner News

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Wake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garner political report.

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Traffic

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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Hotels in Garner include Comfort Inn South, Holiday Inn Express, Quality Inn & Suites, Sleep Inn Garner, Super 8, Wingate Inn.

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