Garner is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 3,095 people and just one neighborhood, Garner is the 115th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Garner isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Garner are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Garner is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Garner who work in office and administrative support (10.78%), management occupations (7.96%) and teaching (7.90%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Garner is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Garner really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Garner perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.77 minutes getting to work every day.