Garner

Garner

With over 350 acres of parkland, a thriving business economy, and safe and beautiful neighborhoods.

Welcome to Garner

A great place to be!
 
Garner is located 8 miles South of Raleigh but has a special small-town atmosphere. With over 350 acres of parkland, a thriving business economy, safe and beautiful neighborhoods, quality schools, great community events, shopping, and local entertainment venues.
 
Garner has something for everyone to enjoy and is home to American Idol winner and country star Scotty McCreery. 

Overview for Garner, NC

30,859 people live in Garner, where the median age is 36.8 and the average individual income is $36,163. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,859

Total Population

36.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$36,163

Average individual Income

Around Garner, NC

There's plenty to do around Garner, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

37
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
29
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Berto’s Chimis, Aristotle Spirits, and La Huasteca Taqueria.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.13 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.19 miles 15 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 4.62 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 4.02 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 3.94 miles 11 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Shopping 1.26 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Garner, NC

Garner has 12,221 households, with an average household size of 2.51. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Garner do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,859 people call Garner home. The population density is 1,863.04 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,859

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.8

Median Age

48.49 / 51.51%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
12,221

Total Households

2.51

Average Household Size

$36,163

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Garner, NC

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Primary Schools ()
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The following schools are within or nearby Garner. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Rand Road Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PRIVATE
4th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Vandora Springs Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Aversboro Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Timber Drive Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Creech Road Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
North Garner Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
East Garner Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
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