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Garrison, Texas - Basic Facts

Garrison is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Garrison.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nacogdoches County at latitude 31.8243 and longitude -94.491. Nacogdoches County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 390 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Garrison (see map) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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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 Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garrison to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1016 42nd
Population Density1 # 860 51st
Diversity Index2 # 690 61st
Median Household Income # 1230 30th
Per Capita Income # 1148 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.