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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.
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.
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.
19% of Garner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Garner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $310. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $765.
Libraries in Garner include Garner Public Library ... View libraries
Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garner political report.
The average commute time for Garner workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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