Guide to Garner 2018-19 edition - Page 28

Garner at a Glance Garner is a fast-growing, diverse community that enjoys widespread prosperity and an overall great quality of life. Here are some facts and fi gures that offer a quick snapshot of our All-America City. POPULATION 17,757 25,758 30,071 * 2000 2010 2017 (Garner Planning Dept. fall 2017 estimate) Percent increase since 2010: 16.1 Percent increase since 2000: 69.3 The following data is from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, 2011-2015. HOUSEHOLDS Number of households: 10,708 Average household income $71,767 Percent of persons 25 years of age and older 33.5% who have a bachelor’s degree or higher 26 64.1% Percent of owner-occupied housing units: RACE AND ETHNICITY (categories overlap so percentages do not total 100) 58.7% 35.9% White Black or African American 2.1% 1.3% Asian Native American/other race 2% 8.1% Two or more races Hispanic or Latino of any race