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Garrison, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Garrison had a population of 216 as of July 1, 2016. Garrison ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garrison is located at latitude 46.3 and longitude -93.8241 in Crow Wing County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garrison (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crow Wing County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,257 feet.

The City of Garrison (GNIS ID: 2394859) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garrison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garrison: City of Garrison, Midland.

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Garrison, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 216
Population in Households 215
Population in Familes 170
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 197
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 110
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 7.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (41.8%)
Median Home Value $226,471
Average Home Value $247,917


Median Household Income $48,503
Average Household Income $59,009
Per Capita Income $25,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.37%
Households 0.44% 0.36%
Families 6.14% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garrison to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 674 26th
Population Density1 # 704 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 799 11th
Median Household Income # 587 35th
Per Capita Income # 592 35th

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