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Garrison, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Garrison had a population of 216 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Garrison, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 216
Daytime Population: Workers 243
Daytime Population: Residents 108
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 351
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.62
Population in Households 215
Population in Familes 171
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 197
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $52,966
Average Household Income $60,220
Per Capita Income $26,706


Total Housing Units 188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 7.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (42.0%)
Median Home Value $226,471
Average Home Value $251,862


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.39% 0.37%
Households 0.26% 0.36%
Families 5.07% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

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, 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 # 677 25th
Population Density # 706 22nd
Diversity Index # 834 8th
Median Household Income # 514 43rd
Per Capita Income # 577 36th

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