Garrett, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 6,364 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.7%
 
Males: 2,994  (47.1%)
Females: 3,370  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46738.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,416 (it was $41,747 in 2000)
Garrett:

$54,416
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,967 (it was $17,260 in 2000)

Garrett city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,744 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Garrett:

$110,744
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,954; detached houses: $102,453; mobile homes: $311,159

Median gross rent in 2017: $726.

March 2019 cost of living index in Garrett: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.6%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 20.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Garrett, IN (2017)
    • 6,32094.4%White alone
    • 1492.2%Hispanic
    • 1332.0%Two or more races
    • 220.3%Black alone
    • 100.1%American Indian alone
    • 60.09%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Garrett, Indiana as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Garrett is 256 to 1.


Crime rates in Garrett by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(31.5)
1
(15.9)
2
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(63.1)
1
(15.9)
1
(15.9)
4
(63.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(677.9)
56
(890.2)
36
(572.3)
21
(332.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
104
(1,640)
209
(3,322)
142
(2,258)
99
(1,566)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(94.6)
16
(254.3)
10
(159.0)
11
(174.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)158.4231.4171.7112.5

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City-data.com crime index in Garrett, IN

Crime rate in Garrett detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Indiana average:

1.80
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Ancestries: German (34.3%), American (15.6%), European (11.5%), Irish (7.0%), English (6.2%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 3.13 square miles.

Population density: 2,036 people per square mile   (low).

Garrett, Indiana map

73 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $703 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $877 (0.8%)

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: -499 (-7.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 599 (20.3%)

Area code: 260

Distribution of median household income in Garrett, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Garrett, IN in 2017
Garrett satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Garrett, IN
Historical housing units in Garrett, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +523 (+9.9%).
Most common industries in Garrett, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (10.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (14.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.3%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.5%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Machinery (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Garrett, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)

Average climate in Garrett, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Garrett, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.447. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.447
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Garrett-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 69% 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 slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.9 miles away from Garrett center
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 Garrett 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) earthquake occurred 226.4 miles away from Garrett center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 206.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 227.5 miles away from Garrett 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 DeKalb County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garrett topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Garrett:

  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (1367 S RANDOLPH ST)

Other hospitals and 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)
  • YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; AVILLA, IN)
  • WESLEY HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; AUBURN, IN)
  • NORTHEASTERN CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; AUBURN, IN)
  • LUTHERAN LIFE VILLAGES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KENDALLVILLE, IN)

Amtrak station near Garrett:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garrett:

  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 17 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 10,126)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 19 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 19 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 44 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 61 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 63 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 64 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)

Public high school in Garrett:

Public elementary/middle schools in Garrett:

Private elementary/middle school in Garrett:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 110, Location: 301 W HOUSTON ST, Grades: PK-7)
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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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

GARRETT WATER UTILITY (Population served: 6,238, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2007), St Boil Water Order (OCT-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2008)

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

  • BEN MAR CHATEAU (Population served: 166, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Garrett:

Marital status in Garrett, IN
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Garrett:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Garrett
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Garrett, IN (based on DeKalb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,31348
Catholic5,2953
Mainline Protestant3,55624
Other11
None25,058-
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: 8
This county:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

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.
Indiana:

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

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

9.2%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

30.1%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

10.6%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.0%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Garrett:

49.6%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Garrett:

20.9%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Garrett:

9.1%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Garrett:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Garrett:

33.1%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

58.7%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Garrett:

79.9%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Garrett, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$49,602$42,5161$708
Other Government Administration 9$10,680$14,2400$0
Electric Power 8$33,306$49,9591$1,290
Streets and Highways 7$22,178$38,0190$0
Sewerage 5$20,222$48,5330$0
Other and Unallocable 4$13,588$40,7641$750
Water Supply 4$14,466$43,3980$0
Financial Administration 3$8,680$34,7200$0
Judicial and Legal 2$2,814$16,8840$0
Police - Other 1$2,632$31,5841$202
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 30$7,953
Totals for Government 57$178,168$37,50934$10,903

Garrett government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,306,000 ($1148.02)
    Sewerage: $1,217,000 ($191.23)
    Police Protection: $828,000 ($130.11)
    Central Staff Services: $741,000 ($116.44)
    Water Utilities: $715,000 ($112.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $145,000 ($22.78)
    General Public Buildings: $93,000 ($14.61)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($6.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000 ($5.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000 ($0.94)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.79)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $198,000 ($31.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $222,000 ($34.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $294,000 ($46.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($8.17)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($1.73)
    Electric Utilities: $6,000 ($0.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($7.07)

Garrett government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,525,000 ($239.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $288,000 ($45.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($8.64)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $36,000 ($5.66)
    Highways: $30,000 ($4.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $319,000 ($50.13)
    Rents: $48,000 ($7.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $21,000 ($3.30)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,570,000 ($1189.50)
    Water Utilities: $994,000 ($156.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $553,000 ($86.90)
    General Local Government Support: $153,000 ($24.04)
    Other: $64,000 ($10.06)
  • Tax - Property: $1,709,000 ($268.54)
    Other License: $8,000 ($1.26)

Garrett government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,639,000 ($1043.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,916,000 ($929.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $723,000 ($113.61)

Garrett government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $428,000 ($67.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,481,000 ($704.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $835,000 ($131.21)

6.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allen County, IN  2.02% ($59,828 average AGI)
from Steuben County, IN  0.94% ($40,056)
from Noble County, IN  0.88% ($34,785)


6.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allen County, IN  1.95% ($39,437 average AGI)
to Steuben County, IN  1.03% ($33,415)
to Noble County, IN  0.91% ($31,545)
Businesses in Garrett, IN
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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.)
Garrett fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Garrett fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.2mTotal length
  • $468,000Total costs
  • 28,024Total average daily traffic
  • 2,239Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,563Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Garrett, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Garrett, IN
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

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 31. The highest number of fires - 57 took place in 2012, and the least - 3 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Garrett, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.8%), and Outside Fires (42.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Garrett, IN
    • 21743.8%Structure Fires
    • 20942.2%Outside Fires
    • 5110.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 183.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Garrett, IN
  • 82.0%Utility gas
  • 13.4%Electricity
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Garrett, IN
  • 52.9%Electricity
  • 44.9%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Garrett compared to Indiana state average:

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

Garrett on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Chad Louis Davis (2)
  • Jeffery A. Clark (1)
  • Jimmy D. Gamble (1)
  • Kerry Staller (1)
  • Jeffrey L. Underwood (1)
  • Robert Eugene Newman, Jr. (1)
  • E-Collar Technologies, Inc. (1)
  • Jim D. Gamble (1)
  • Aijun Zhu (1)
  • Kyle Joseph Jurick (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2020.