Garrett, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Garrett, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Garrett had a population of 824 as of July 1, 2017. Garrett ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garrett is located at latitude 32.3742 and longitude -96.6526 in Ellis County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Garrett (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Ellis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 554 feet.

The Town of Garrett (GNIS ID: 2412670) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Garrett is located within Ennis Division of Ellis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garrett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Garrett, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 824
Daytime Population: Workers 162
Daytime Population: Residents 422
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 584
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 824
Population in Familes 744
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 458
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $62,217
Average Household Income $71,822
Per Capita Income $24,364


Total Housing Units 267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $142,857
Average Home Value $180,233


Total Households 231
Average Household Size 3.57
Family Households 184
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.79%
Households 0.24% 0.77%
Families -0.15% 0.64%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Garrett, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garrett to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1073 39th
Population Density # 1210 31st
Diversity Index # 314 82nd
Median Household Income # 354 80th
Per Capita Income # 815 53rd

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