Garland, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 311 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 144  (46.6%)
Females: 167  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38015.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,905 (it was $47,083 in 2000)
Garland:

$58,905
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,459 (it was $17,069 in 2000)

Garland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,695 (it was $88,000 in 2000)
Garland:

$139,695
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $143,625; Detached houses: $143,861

Median gross rent in 2013: $699.

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  • Races in Garland, TN (2010)

    Garland races chart
    • 30096.8%White alone
    • 82.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

Races in Garland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Garland: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (47.3%), Irish (11.8%), English (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (6.1%), German (5.3%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 358 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 555 people per square mile   (low).

Garland,TN real estate house value index trend

Garland, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Garland:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garland town:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $940 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $625 (0.6%)

Garland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (34.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (445.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Burlison, TN (1.5 miles ), Gilt Edge, TN (2.3 miles ), Covington, TN (2.5 miles ), Brighton, TN (2.6 miles ), Munford, TN (3.1 miles ), Atoka, TN (3.3 miles ), Ashport-Three Point, TN (3.4 miles ), Henning, TN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $216,700
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $36,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.58 N, Longitude: 89.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 901

Garland household income distribution Garland home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.6%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -162 (-34.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (18%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Garland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Garland, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Garland-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Garland town center caused $30,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 26.2 miles away from the town center injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 32.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from Garland center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 29.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 110.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 224.0 miles away from Garland center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tipton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Garland:

  • COVINGTON CARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • TIPTON COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • FMC TIPTON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • BAPTIST HOME CARE AND HOSPICE - COVINGTON (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TIPTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • OSCEOLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; OSCEOLA, AR)
  • DAVITA MILLINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; MILLINGTON, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garland:

  • Rhodes College (about 33 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 35 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • University of Memphis (about 35 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 39 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Union University (about 51 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 55 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 56 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • When street name plates were installed several years ago, Gay Road in Garland was named incorrectly. The real name of this road, that dates back to the turn of the 20th century, is the "Old Walker-Ferry Road".

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Notable locations in Garland: Garland Volunteer Fire Department (A), Garland Community Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Garland include: Garland Baptist Church (A), Garland United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tipton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 21.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.07. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.07
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.70
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.5%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.2%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Garland compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Tennessee average:

12.1

Garland travel time to work - commute Garland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Garland town (based on Tipton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,79276
Mainline Protestant4,17220
Black Protestant3,19618
Catholic4501
Other41
None35,467-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Tipton County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Tipton County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Tipton County:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Tipton County:

33.2%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

6.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($638 average AGI)
Tipton County:

0.07%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shelby County, TN  2.93% ($36,210 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, TN  0.29% ($25,873)
from Fayette County, TN  0.16% ($32,914)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($371 average AGI)
Tipton County:

0.08%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, TN  2.79% ($27,315 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, TN  0.35% ($21,737)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.19% ($30,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garland:

  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKBL (1250 AM; 1 kW; COVINGTON, TN; Owner: COVINGTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOSE (860 AM; 1 kW; WILSON, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garland:

  • WKBQ (93.5 FM; COVINGTON, TN; Owner: COVINGTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQDD (107.3 FM; OSCEOLA, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAPO (90.5 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAUV (89.7 FM; RIPLEY, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KHLS (96.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVZ (94.9 FM; RIPLEY, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMPS (107.5 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)

TV broadcast stations around Garland:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Garland fatal accident list:

Apr 2, 1996 09:05 PM, Garlanddr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$74,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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