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Garrison, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Garrison Census Designated Place had a population of 9,124 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 9,124
Daytime Population: Workers 7,185
Daytime Population: Residents 4,096
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,281
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 8,659
Population in Familes 6,199
Population in Group Qrtrs 465
Population Density2 2,889
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $76,334
Average Household Income $91,716
Per Capita Income $41,577


Total Housing Units 4,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,954 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,960 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 217 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $269,958
Average Home Value $343,517


Total Households 3,914
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,101
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.46% 0.5%
Households 0.22% 0.36%
Families 0.23% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

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, 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 # 146 72nd
Population Density # 131 75th
Diversity Index # 97 82nd
Median Household Income # 209 60th
Per Capita Income # 139 73rd

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