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Garrison, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Garrison Census Designated Place had a population of 9,006 as of July 1, 2016. Garrison ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garrison is located at latitude 39.4023 and longitude -76.7518 in Baltimore County. The formal boundaries for the Garrison Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Baltimore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 446 feet.

The Garrison Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389831) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Garrison Census Designated Place is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Baltimore County.

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.

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


Total Population 9,006
Population in Households 8,546
Population in Familes 6,123
Population in Group Qrtrs 460
Population Density1 2,851
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 3,877
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,081
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,926 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,951 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $262,952
Average Home Value $340,771


Median Household Income $76,248
Average Household Income $89,690
Per Capita Income $40,839
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.48%
Households 0.1% 0.36%
Families 0.12% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garrison to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland 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 # 144 72nd
Population Density1 # 131 75th
Diversity Index2 # 98 81st
Median Household Income # 204 61st
Per Capita Income # 138 74th

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