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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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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.
8% of Garrett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Garrett include Garrett Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Garrett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $387. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $758.
Libraries in Garrett include Garrett Public Library ... View libraries
De Kalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garrett political report.
The average commute time for Garrett workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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