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Garner is a city in Hancock County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for an official of the Chicago, Milwauk & St. Paul Railroad

The latitude of Garner is 43.102N. The longitude is -93.601W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,211 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,978.


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Median household income
Local
$39,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Garner demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Duesey Days - July 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Garner web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: McIntosh Woods State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Garner demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50438 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

40% of Garner residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $18,976, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Garner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Garner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $310.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $765.


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

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

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The average commute time for Garner workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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