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Garrison is in Baltimore County, in the Baltimore metro area.
The community was named for a fort built here in the late 1600s
The latitude of Garrison is 39.405N. The longitude is -76.76W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 443 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,969.
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8% of Garrison residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Garrison ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Garrison was $36,236, compared with $21,587 nationally.
57% of Garrison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Garrison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $779. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,175.
Baltimore County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garrison political report.
The average commute time for Garrison workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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