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Garrett is a city in De Kalb County, in the Auburn metro area.

The community was named for John W. Garrett, railroad president

The latitude of Garrett is 41.349N. The longitude is -85.135W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,762.


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Median household income
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$41,747
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Garrett demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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36% of Garrett residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Garrett ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Garrett was $17,260, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Garrett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Garrett include Garrett Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Garrett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $387.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $758.


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Libraries in Garrett include Garrett Public Library ... View libraries

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De Kalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garrett political report.

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The average commute time for Garrett workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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