Garrison, TX Community Profile: Data

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Garrison: Basic Info

Garrison is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the City of Garrison is the formal official name. It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nacogdoches County at latitude 31.8243 and longitude -94.491. The elevation is 390 feet.

The City of Garrison has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Nacogdoches County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). Observes DST? Yes. Current Local Time.

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Garrison: Community Profile Overview & Basic Data

The Garrison Community Profile has 7 main navigation sections plus some ancillary topics in the blue navigation bar:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains Basic Parameters for Garrison (Formal Name, Census Class Code, Coordinates and Time Zone) , current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Garrison ranks in comparison to its peer group.
  2. The Maps section has a Boundary Map for the City of Garrison with a 1-click link to Driving Directions, Texas Congressional District Maps and a Map of Nacogdoches County.
  3. The Photos section of the Community Profile has Garrison Local Area Photos. The locations where the photos were taken are plotted on a map. The photos are available in two sizes.
  4. The Directory is a Garrison Directory of Business, Government and Social Services. The Directory can be searched by business name or category. There are also 40 point and click links to the most popular search categories.
  5. The Schools section has School Profiles for local area schools. You can also search for profiles of all Texas Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  6. The Jobs section of the Garrison Community Profile has a searchable database of employment opportunities in or near Garrison. The jobs database can be searched by job category or keywords.
  7. The Places section lists popular "Places of Interest" in the local Garrison area. The Places are listed by category. When you select a category, you're presented with a list of locations within a 15 mile search radius. Maps and driving direction are both 1-click links.

Garrison, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 942
Population in Households 876
Population in Familes 720
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 803
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 343
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $81,471
Average Home Value $97,414


Median Household Income $35,777
Average Household Income $48,504
Per Capita Income $18,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.21% 0.67%
Households 1.28% 0.75%
Families 1.61% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Garrison, TX: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Garrison to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1016 42nd
Population Density1 # 860 51st
Diversity Index2 # 690 61st
Median Household Income # 1230 30th
Per Capita Income # 1148 35th
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 4,699 Texas cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: August 1, 2014.

The information on the 111,347 Texas Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: August 2, 2014.

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