Garrett, IN Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 5,803. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,760 (-0.7% change)
Males: 2,820 (48.6%), Females: 2,983 (51.4%)

DeKalb County

Zip code: 46738

Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $41,747
Median house value: $75,300

Races in Garrett:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (31.9%), United States (17.2%), Irish (7.4%), English (7.4%), Italian (3.1%), Polish (3.1%).

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Map of Garrett, IN

Population

For population 25 years and over in Garrett

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garrett city

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

1.4% Foreign born

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

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Garrett:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Garrett:

  • FORT WAYNE INTERNATIONAL (about 27 miles; FORT WAYNE, IN; Abbreviation: FWA)
  • ELKHART MUNI (about 66 miles; ELKHART, IN; Abbreviation: EKM)
  • W K KELLOGG (about 66 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Abbreviation: BTL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Garrett:

  • DE KALB COUNTY (about 7 miles; AUBURN, IN; Abbreviation: 07C)
  • KENDALLVILLE MUNI (about 12 miles; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Abbreviation: C62)
  • WALKER/ROWE WATERLOO (about 13 miles; WATERLOO, IN; Abbreviation: 4C2)

Amtrak station near Garrett:

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

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garrett:

  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY-FORT WAYNE (about 18 miles; FT WAYNE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,385)
  • INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; MARION, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,684)
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,824)
  • WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; Full-time enrollment: 23,132)
  • SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,266)
  • KALAMAZOO VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,017)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME (about 81 miles; NOTRE DAME, IN; Full-time enrollment: 10,633)

Schools

Public high school in Garrett:

  • GARRETT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 505; Location: 801 E HOUSTON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Garrett:

  • J E OBER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 646; Location: 801 E HOUSTON ST; Grades: KG – 04)
  • GARRETT MIDDLE SCH (Students: 495; Location: 801 E HOUSTON ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • FOUR COUNTY AREA VOC COOP (Location: 510 S 2ND ST; Grades: 00 – 00)

Private primary/middle school in Garrett:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 301 W HOUSTON ST; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Garrett:

  • GARRETT PL (Operating income: $476,852; Location: 107 W HOUSTON; 31,007 books; 1,186 audio materials; 1,126 video materials; 167 serial subscriptions)

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