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Population in 2012: 6,291 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.4%
 

Males: 2,972  (47.3%)
Females: 3,319  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  33.7 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46738.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,266 (it was $41,747 in 2000)
Garrett:

$43,266
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,062

Garrett city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,612 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Garrett:

$85,612
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $100,908; Detached houses: $100,117; Mobile homes: $112,505

Median gross rent in 2012: $549.

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  • White alone - 5,712 (95.4%)
  • Hispanic - 160 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 86 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garrett: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (33.0%), United States (13.6%), Irish (9.1%), English (7.2%), Polish (4.4%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 3.13 square miles.

Population density: 2,013 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Garrett:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garrett city:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

73 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Garrett, Indiana as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Garrett to the number of sex offenders is 419 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $734 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $661 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (18.6 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (136.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Altona, IN (1.0 miles) , Auburn, IN (2.0 miles ), Avilla, IN (2.3 miles ), Corunna, IN (2.5 miles ), Waterloo, IN (2.9 miles ), Huntertown, IN (2.9 miles ), Kendallville, IN (3.0 miles ), Leo-Cedarville, IN (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 85.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +399 (+6.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 863 (33.6%)

Area code: 260

Garrett household income distribution Garrett home values distribution

Crime rates in Garrett (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (31.5 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 assaults (63.1 per 100,000)
  • 43 burglaries (677.9 per 100,000)
  • 104 thefts (1639.6 per 100,000)
  • 6 auto thefts (94.6 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 163.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Indiana average:

1.96

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Garrett, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +523 (+9.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (48%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Garrett-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Garrett city center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garrett-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from Garrett center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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Birthplace of: John Bowers (actor) - Actor, Wayne Schurr - Baseball player.


Hospital/medical center in Garrett:

  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, 1367 S RANDOLPH ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Garrett:

  • FMC - NORTHEAST INDIANA KIDNEY CENTER - AUBURN (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; AUBURN, IN)
  • DAVITA- QUAD COUNTIES DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; AUBURN, IN)
  • BETZ NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; AUBURN, IN)

Political contributions by individuals in Garrett, IN

Amtrak station near Garrett:

  • 9 miles: WATERLOO (LINCOLN & CENTER STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Local government website: www.dekalbnet.org/garrett

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garrett:

  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 16 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 8,540)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast (about 17 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,903)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 19 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 61 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 4,535)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral (about 62 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 63 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 11,690)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 64 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,899)

Public high school in Garrett:

Public elementary/middle schools in Garrett:

Private elementary/middle school in Garrett:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 301 W HOUSTON ST; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Garrett:

  • GARRETT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $687,384; Location: 107 WEST HOUSTON; 35,889 books; 1,520 audio materials; 1,327 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 109 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Garrett City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Garrett Historical Railroad Museum (300 North Randolph).

 
DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.7. This is about average.
City:

36.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.6

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

GARRETT WATER UTILITY (Population served: 5349, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
CORUNNA WATER UTILITY (Population served: 475, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2001 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-26-2001 to APR-01-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2001), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-07-2001 to APR-01-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2000 and DEC-11-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-11-2000 to APR-01-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JAN-19-2000 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-1999), Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-30-2000 to APR-01-2004)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
BEN MAR CHATEAU (Population served: 178, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between APR-1999 and JAN-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-1999), St Other (JAN-27-2000), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2000), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2001 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-26-2001 to APR-01-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2001), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-07-2001 to APR-01-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2000 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-11-2000 to APR-01-2004)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
THOMAS FUNERAL HOME (Population served: 77, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.0%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.2% for American Indian residents, 19.3% for other race residents, 54.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Garrett, IN

People in group quarters in Garrett in 2010:

  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
63 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Garrett compared to Indiana state average:

Garrett, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Garrett (2011 data):

  • The Garrett State Bank: at 120 West King Street, branch established on 1893/11/01; South Branch at 1341 South Randolph Street, branch established on 1997/04/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $174.7 mil, Deposits: $143.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: G.S.b. Financial Corporation
  • Peoples Federal Savings Bank of DeKalb County: Garrett Branch at 1212 S Randolph St, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $484.6 mil, Deposits: $362.5 mil, headquarters in Auburn, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Garrett travel time to work - commute


Garrett mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Garrett city (based on DeKalb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.99%
Here38.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran Church
Adherents21.8%17.0%14.5%6.7%6.6%
Congregations4.5%22.4%11.9%7.5%4.5%
NameChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Missionary ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents4.9%3.5%2.8%2.8%19.4%
Congregations6.0%3.0%1.5%1.5%37.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Here:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
DeKalb County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
DeKalb County:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
DeKalb County:

9.2%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.6%
Indiana:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,655$67,8600$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,284$61,7045$2,957
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$4,902
Police Protection - Officers 15$54,673$43,7380$0
Police - Other 2$7,509$45,0544$2,251
Firefighters 18$70,198$46,7990$0
Streets and Highways 6$19,554$39,1080$0
Sewerage 6$19,010$38,0201$599
Parks and Recreation 1$3,945$47,3400$0
Totals for Government 51$190,828$44,90111$10,709

Garrett government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,491,000 ($713.88)
    Water Utilities: $951,000 ($151.17)
    Sewerage: $835,000 ($132.73)
    Central Staff Services: $657,000 ($104.43)
    Police Protection: $557,000 ($88.54)
    Regular Highways: $492,000 ($78.21)
    General - Other: $171,000 ($27.18)
    Fire Protection: $106,000 ($16.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $103,000 ($16.37)
    Health Services - Other: $43,000 ($6.84)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($4.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($2.86)
    Welfare - Other: $8,000 ($1.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($10.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $82,000 ($13.03)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($12.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $66,000 ($10.49)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($5.40)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($1.75)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($0.95)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.79)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,173,000 ($186.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($1.27)

Garrett government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $739,000 ($117.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $158,000 ($25.12)
    All Other: $68,000 ($10.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $31,000 ($4.93)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $550,000 ($87.43)
    Highways: $47,000 ($7.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $56,000 ($8.90)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($3.02)
    Rents: $13,000 ($2.07)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.16)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,321,000 ($686.85)
    Water Utilities: $919,000 ($146.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $228,000 ($36.24)
    General Support: $218,000 ($34.65)
    All Other: $23,000 ($3.66)
  • Tax - Property: $524,000 ($83.29)
    Individual Income: $209,000 ($33.22)
    NEC: $8,000 ($1.27)

Garrett government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $115,000 ($18.28)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,154,000 ($183.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $445,000 ($70.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $607,000 ($96.49)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($9.54)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $102,000 ($16.21)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($8.74)

Garrett government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,749,000 ($278.02)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $353,000 ($56.11)

6.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,263 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Indiana average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Allen County, IN  1.68% ($39,659 average AGI)
from Noble County, IN  1.05% ($27,912)
from Steuben County, IN  0.88% ($24,546)


6.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Indiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Allen County, IN  1.91% ($35,052 average AGI)
to Steuben County, IN  0.98% ($30,686)
to Noble County, IN  0.93% ($28,560)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garrett:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGLL (1570 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, IN; Owner: THE RAYMOND S. AND DOROTHY N. MOORE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFCV (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGL (1250 AM; 2 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garrett:

  • WXTW (102.3 FM; AUBURN, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFJZ (106.7 FM; HICKSVILLE, OH; Owner: FALLEN TIMBER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; NEW HAVEN, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE RADIO CORP.)
  • WYLT (103.9 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLDE (101.7 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • W277AK (103.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; LAGRANGE, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLKI (100.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; DECATUR, IN; Owner: JAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; LIGONIER, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDFM (98.1 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Garrett:

  • W07CL (Channel 7; AUBURN, IN; Owner: THE RAYMOND S. AND DOROTHY N. MOORE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • W45AG (Channel 45; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAN STAR, INC.)
  • WINM (Channel 63; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • DW68BN (Channel 68; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: ZONATION BROADCASTING)
  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Garrett, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 174
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Garrett fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,169
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,109

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Garrett)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sr 3 And Cr 415 N (Lat: 41.409222 Lon: -85.256917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WPHD769
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/2000, Expiration Date: 05/11/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2004
    Registrant: Unity Communications, Inc., 101 Business Park Drive, Suite A, Ridgeland, MS 39157, Phone: (601) 899-8300, Fax: (601) 899-8499, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Randolph & Keyser Streets (Lat: 41.347278 Lon: -85.136083), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KNBF449
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.715 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2011, Expiration Date: 07/08/2021
    Registrant: J & K Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • Cr 48 At The Int Cr 19 (Lat: 41.352556 Lon: -85.097194), Call Sign: KAS315
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/29/2023
    Registrant: J&k Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • Cr 48 2630 W Of Cr 19 (Lat: 41.356722 Lon: -85.104139), Call Sign: KNAC941
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/1995, Expiration Date: 01/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2001
    Registrant: John Handshoe, Rr 1, Garrett, IN 46738
  • 1/4 Mi E Of (Lat: 41.350333 Lon: -85.116639), Call Sign: WHS49, Licensee ID: L00268142
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/09/2021
    Registrant: Indiana Michigan Power Company
  • Lat: 41.346444 Lon: -85.127139, Call Sign: WQDL214
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1400 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2005, Expiration Date: 09/22/2015, Certifier: Steve Kemerly
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, N3211 County Road H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DEKKO GARRET, 1605 Dekko Drive (Lat: 41.368611 Lon: -85.105000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQIF948
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2008, Expiration Date: 01/29/2018, Certifier: Brian T Hull
    Registrant: Ers Data Solutions Group, 4515 South High School Road, Indianapolis, IN 46241, Phone: (317) 821-0422, Fax: (317) 842-0373, Email:
  • CH03HO088, Dekalb County (Lat: 41.350056 Lon: -85.096306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQK320
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2013, Expiration Date: 01/11/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Garrett)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3064U , Serial Number: 17250664, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Randall W Mcintosh, 910 S Ijams St, Garrett, IN 46738
  • Aircraft: JODEL D-11 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94287 , Serial Number: TC-1, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas D Callahan, Rr#1, Garrett, IN 46738
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95204 , Serial Number: 9604, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Randall W Mcintosh, 910 S Ijams St, Garrett, IN 46738



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$74,19516$83,62240$77,7142$15,5253$62,977
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$61,5954$84,7530$01$29,540
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$67,0004$73,28319$72,8403$14,2471$62,850
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$103,83012$72,4350$01$52,920
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$44,3702$96,2850$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$65,5204$104,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$67,5002$104,710
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Garrett


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Garrett, IN

Most common first names in Garrett, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5178.2 years
Robert4571.8 years
John3276.8 years
Charles3070.9 years
William2776.9 years
Helen2679.7 years
James2668.1 years
Walter2177.2 years
Paul1871.1 years
Donald1773.4 years
Most common last names in Garrett, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2279.1 years
Smith2178.2 years
Custer1269.9 years
Brown1276.9 years
Johnson1273.9 years
Baker1170.0 years
Davis973.2 years
Woodward973.9 years
Depew974.2 years
Rowe970.4 years

Businesses in Garrett, IN

  • Pizza Hut: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 2


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Top Patent Applicants
  • Chad Louis Davis (2)
  • Aijun Zhu (1)
  • Robert Eugene Newman, Jr. (1)
  • Jeffrey L. Underwood (1)
  • Jeffery A. Clark (1)
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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