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Garrett, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Garrett had a population of 159 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Garrett is located at latitude 39.7969 and longitude -88.4245 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Garrett (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

The Village of Garrett (GNIS ID: 2398946) 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.

The Village of Garrett is located within Township of Garrett, a minor civil division (MCD) of Douglas 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, 2016.

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Garrett, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 159
Population in Households 159
Population in Familes 138
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,188
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $137,255


Median Household Income $45,933
Average Household Income $59,658
Per Capita Income $21,015
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.13%
Households -0.24% 0.0%
Families 2.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

Garrett, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garrett to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 1256 8th
Population Density1 # 644 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 586 57th
Median Household Income # 932 32nd
Per Capita Income # 1148 16th

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