Garner, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 26,772 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +50.8%
Males: 10,958  (40.9%)
Females: 15,814  (59.1%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27529.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,062 (it was $47,380 in 2000)
Garner:

$60,062
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,482 (it was $22,433 in 2000)

Garner town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $162,057 (it was $119,200 in 2000)
Garner:

$162,057
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $273,171; Detached houses: $294,276; Townhouses or other attached units: $180,195; In 2-unit structures: $158,613; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $186,666; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $187,924; Mobile homes: $78,384

Median gross rent in 2013: $924.

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  • Races in Garner, NC (2013)

    Garner races chart
    • 15,16955.2%White alone
    • 10,11636.8%Black alone
    • 1,2294.5%Hispanic
    • 3911.4%Asian alone
    • 1720.6%Two or more races
    • 1160.4%American Indian alone
    • 1150.4%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Garner: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.4%), English (9.8%), Irish (8.7%), United States (6.9%), Scottish (2.6%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/05/1905

Elevation: 370 feet

Land area: 12.8 square miles.

Population density: 2,088 people per square mile   (low).

Garner,NC real estate house value index trend

Garner, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Garner:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garner town:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

1,206 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.7% Africa, 0.7% Europe).

This town:

4.4%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Garner, North Carolina as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Garner to the number of sex offenders is 835 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,730 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,473 (1.0%)

Garner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Raleigh, NC (8.4 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (352.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Raleigh, NC (2.9 miles ), Knightdale, NC (3.1 miles ), Clayton, NC (3.1 miles ), Cary, NC (3.4 miles ), Holly Springs, NC (3.4 miles ), Fuquay-Varina, NC (3.4 miles ), Apex, NC (3.6 miles ), Archer Lodge, NC (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 195 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 1998: 166 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1999: 190 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2000: 176 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2001: 182 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2002: 254 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2003: 250 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2004: 205 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2005: 445 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2006: 509 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2007: 276 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 2008: 74 buildings, average cost: $228,000
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2011: 49 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2012: 85 buildings, average cost: $174,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.70 N, Longitude: 78.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +316 (+1.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 3,021 (22.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 919

Garner household income distribution Garner home values distribution

Property values in Garner, NC


Crime rates in Garner by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2011
Murders 000220030
per 100,000 0.00.00.09.69.00.00.011.40.0
Rapes 3445195114
per 100,000 16.621.819.824.04.539.520.441.715.3
Robberies 472948453526476223
per 100,000 260.3158.0238.1215.7158.1114.0191.5235.088.2
Assaults 354645433838473030
per 100,000 193.8250.6223.2206.1171.7166.6191.5113.7115.1
Burglaries 193204151195226220204195216
per 100,000 1,068.71,111.4748.9934.61,021.1964.5831.1739.3828.5
Thefts 1,1951,1321,0409889789069701,079931
per 100,000 6,617.26,167.35,158.24,735.44,418.53,971.93,951.64,090.53,571.0
Auto thefts 784861596243727036
per 100,000 431.9261.5302.5282.8280.1188.5293.3265.4138.1
Arson 231542053
per 100,000 11.116.35.024.018.18.80.019.011.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 309.3) 525.0479.4432.0439.1389.5354.6366.3401.9284.9

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Crime rate in Garner detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 69 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
North Carolina average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,729 (+18.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Garner, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Garner-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Garner town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the town center injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garner-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 212.2 miles away from Garner center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 253.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 341.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 202.0 miles away from Garner center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wake County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garner topographic map

Birthplace of: Clint Deas - College basketball player (Appalachian St. Mountaineers), James Mays - College basketball player (Clemson Tigers).

Hospitals and medical centers in Garner:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (918 B SEVENTH AVENUE)
  • PROFESSIONAL NURSING SERVICE A (950 HEATHER PARK)
  • THE LAURELS OF FOREST GLENN (1101 HARTWELL STREET)

Airports located in Garner:

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Amtrak stations near Garner:

  • 6 miles: RALEIGH (320 W. CARRABUS ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: CARY (311 N. ACADEMY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Garner:

  • 18 miles: Shearon Harris in New Hill, NC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garner:

  • Wake Technical Community College (about 6 miles; Raleigh, NC; Full-time enrollment: 16,265)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 7 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
  • Strayer University-North Carolina (about 17 miles; Morrisville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,070)
  • Campbell University (about 22 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)
  • Johnston Community College (about 22 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Durham Technical Community College (about 25 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 25 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)

Public high school in Garner:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Garner:

Private elementary/middle school in Garner:

  • LORD OF LIFE PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 83; Location: 2100 BUFFALOE RD; Grades: PK - 1)
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Church in Garner: Hayes Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buck Branch (A), Reedy Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Historic Depot (Historical Places & Services; 204 East Garner Road) (1), Cruiseman (Tours & Charters; 1201 Aversboro Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn (110 Drexmere Street) (1), Hampton Inn (100 Hampton Drive) (2), Comfort Inn South (1602 Mechanical Blvd) (3), Hampton Inn Raleigh/Garner (110 Drexmere Street) (4), Atlantic Hospitality Supply (256 Hein Drive) (5), Hampton Inn Raleigh/Clayton I-40 (100 Hampton Drive) (6), Best Western Executive Inn & Suites (126 Cleveland Crossing Dr) (7), Hampton Inn Raleigh-Garner- N.C. (Us 70 & 110 Drexmere Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Wake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 90.5. This is worse than average.

City:

90.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.574. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.574
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.31
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Garner and their reported violations in the past:

DEERCHASE S/D (Population served: 757, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-29-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2008), St Case dropped (NOV-21-2008)
DEERFIELD PARK S/D (Population served: 430, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-15-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-15-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 164 regular monitoring violations
SWIFT CREEK COUNTRY STORE LLC (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-20-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-15-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-17-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-13-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2006), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
GARNER CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NEW HOPE CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
TURNER MEMORIAL BAPTIST CH (Address: 3704 Benson Hwy , Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
SOUTH RALEIGH BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Garner that have no violations reported:

  • FUENTE DE SALVACION (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.6%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.5% for Black residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.4%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Garner in 2010:

  • 232 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Garner in 2000:

  • 190 people in nursing homes
  • 102 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

Garner, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Garner compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Garner (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Forest Hills Branch, Timber Drive, Swift Creek Express Branch. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Garner Branch at 301 Vandora Springs Road, branch established on 1982/05/03; Cleveland Village Branch at 100 Mast Drive, branch established on 2005/10/11. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Garner Branch at 1225 Us Hwy 70 W, branch established on 1903/01/01; Garner Forest Hills at 1301 5th Avenue, branch established on 1963/05/21. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Four Oaks Bank & Trust Company: Garner Village Branch at 574 Village Court, branch established on 2008/06/02; Old Drug Store Branch at 200 Glen Road, branch established on 1996/07/08. Info updated 2010/03/10: Bank assets: $916.5 mil, Deposits: $747.3 mil, headquarters in Four Oaks, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Four Oaks Fincorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Garner Branch at 1027 Highway 70 West, Suite 101, branch established on 1989/05/08. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • North State Bank: Garner Village Shopping Ctr. Branch at 835 Highway 70 West, branch established on 2000/06/01. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $632.5 mil, Deposits: $565.3 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: North State Bancorp
  • Crescent State Bank: Garner Vandora Springs Branch at 945 Vandora Springs Road, branch established on 2005/01/18. Info updated 2007/06/26: Bank assets: $836.3 mil, Deposits: $679.8 mil, headquarters in Cary, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Piedmont Community Bank Holdings, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Garner Branch at 547 Benson Road, branch established on 1970/07/13. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Garner Mm Branch 424 at 2680 Timber Drive, branch established on 1997/03/09. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Garner, North Carolina:

  • Econo Lodge South, 1602 Mechanical Blvd, Garner, NC 27529 , Phone: (919) 779-7888, Fax: (919) 779-4603
  • Wingate Inn, 1542 Mechanical Blvd, Garner, NC 27529 , Phone: (919) 779-7441, Fax: (919) 779-2975
  • Holiday Inn Express-Clayton/Garner, 105 Leone Ct, Garner, NC 27529 , Phone: (919) 719-3415, Fax: (919) 773-0602
  • Edison Inn, 1595 Mechanical Blvd, Garner, NC 27529 , Phone: (919) 662-4890, Fax: (919) 662-7660
  • Hampton Inn, 110 Drexmere St, Garner, NC 27529 , Phone: (919) 772-6500, Fax: (919) 772-8008
  • Comfort Inn, 126 Cleveland Crossing Dr, Garner, NC 27529 , Phone: (919) 773-1110, Fax: (919) 772-2345
  • Super 8, 101 Leone Ct, Garner, NC 27529 , Phone: (919) 661-1991, Fax: (919) 661-9889
  • Intown Suites Raleigh, 1491 Hwy 70 W, Garner, NC 27529 , Phone: (919) 662-0101, Fax: (919) 662-7131
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Garner, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Garner:

(Garner, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Garner town (based on Wake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant164,661445
Mainline Protestant99,508131
Catholic99,12617
Other35,76772
Black Protestant16,47642
Orthodox2,6505
None482,805-
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: 176
Wake County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 68
Wake County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 281
Wake County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 648
Here:

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Wake County:

27.0%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

15.6%
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
Financial Administration 6$31,846$63,6920$0
Other Government Administration 22$102,393$55,8511$168
Police Protection - Officers 65$371,027$68,4970$0
Police - Other 5$17,774$42,6585$3,480
Streets and Highways 10$27,852$33,4220$0
Health 1$3,580$42,9600$0
Solid Waste Management 2$7,802$46,8120$0
Parks and Recreation 25$88,197$42,33554$27,048
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,860$58,3200$0
Other and Unallocable 25$131,848$63,2872$4,018
Totals for Government 162$787,179$58,31062$34,714

Garner government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,542,000 ($94.95)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($3.59)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,699,000 ($175.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,891,000 ($70.63)
    Central Staff Services: $1,875,000 ($70.04)
    Regular Highways: $1,765,000 ($65.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,355,000 ($50.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,184,000 ($44.23)
    General - Other: $920,000 ($34.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $667,000 ($24.91)
    Financial Administration: $585,000 ($21.85)
    General Public Buildings: $504,000 ($18.83)
    Health - Other: $136,000 ($5.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,000 ($1.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $160,000 ($5.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,260,000 ($121.77)
    Central Staff Services: $2,491,000 ($93.04)
    Police Protection: $283,000 ($10.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $214,000 ($7.99)
    Regular Highways: $173,000 ($6.46)
    General Public Building: $156,000 ($5.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $21,000 ($0.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($0.37)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,443,000 ($278.01)

Garner government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $202,000 ($7.55)
    All Other: $42,000 ($1.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($1.31)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($1.12)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,615,000 ($172.38)
    All Other: $180,000 ($6.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $366,000 ($13.67)
    Special Assessments: $102,000 ($3.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $85,000 ($3.17)
    Rents: $63,000 ($2.35)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($0.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,164,000 ($43.48)
    Highways: $639,000 ($23.87)
    All Other: $20,000 ($0.75)
  • Tax - Property: $11,175,000 ($417.41)
    Other License: $647,000 ($24.17)
    NEC: $453,000 ($16.92)
    Motor Vehicle License: $94,000 ($3.51)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $65,000 ($2.43)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,000 ($0.41)

Garner government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,148,000 ($341.70)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,243,000 ($270.54)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,850,000 ($106.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $945,000 ($35.30)

Garner government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,485,000 ($55.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,446,000 ($464.89)

7.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($369 average AGI)
Wake County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Durham County, NC  0.66% ($46,913 average AGI)
from Johnston County, NC  0.36% ($34,535)
from Guilford County, NC  0.18% ($36,864)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($859 average AGI)
Wake County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Durham County, NC  0.63% ($41,891 average AGI)
to Johnston County, NC  0.43% ($37,821)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.20% ($41,372)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garner:

  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRTG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GARNER, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDNZ (570 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPJL (1240 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WPJL, INC.)
  • WCLY (1550 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)
  • WAUG (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NEW HOPE, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garner:

  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNC-FM (88.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W216BN (91.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • W260AB (99.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WAJC (90.5 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Garner:

  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Garner fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 53m174ftTotal length
  • 206,100Total average daily traffic
  • 37,925Total average daily truck traffic
  • 412,200Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Garner, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Garner)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Garner, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 161 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Garner)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Garner)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED105$146,14698$158,680376$157,5727$55,74026$132,0236$81,995
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$193,6435$149,28636$147,1244$21,0785$103,5861$64,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$134,55815$110,598128$151,05413$37,9317$133,7041$92,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$144,24617$142,98792$155,4615$54,8449$136,1391$44,370
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$165,8202$121,51030$172,4322$119,5103$159,2770$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0522.02 , 0528.01, 0528.02, 0528.03, 0528.05, 0529.00, 0530.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$206,92318$167,1230$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$200,5379$149,3371$66,440
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$166,7402$131,8400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$109,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$102,0500$01$67,630

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0522.02 , 0528.01, 0528.02, 0528.03, 0528.05, 0529.00, 0530.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 143
  • Hazardous Condition: 133
  • Service Call: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Garner

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Garner, NC
Most common first names in Garner, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13568.2 years
William10370.8 years
Mary9977.1 years
John9870.9 years
Robert6767.0 years
Thomas4470.2 years
Joseph4072.1 years
Charles3770.7 years
Annie3782.7 years
Dorothy3674.1 years
Most common last names in Garner, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8373.0 years
Jones6773.9 years
Williams6373.6 years
Smith6172.6 years
Sanders3472.4 years
Stephenson2772.5 years
Moore2673.2 years
Brown2475.3 years
Poole2475.7 years
Penny2474.6 years
Businesses in Garner, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts2Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's2Lowe's2
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone2McDonald's5
Best Western1Nike6
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback1
Burger King3Outback Steakhouse1
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A2Payless1
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske1
Comfort Inn1PetSmart2
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Cricket Wireless5Pizza Hut1
Curves1Rite Aid3
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza2Rue211
DressBarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dressbarn1Shoe Carnival1
Dunkin Donuts4Sleep Inn1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel3
FedEx6Staples1
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop2Subway4
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block2T-Mobile1
Hardee's1T.G.I. Driday's1
Hilton2T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Target2
IHOP1U-Haul6
InTown Suites1UPS10
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless1
Just Tires2Waffle House1
KFC2Walgreens2
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger1Wingate1
Lane Bryant1YMCA2
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