Garnett is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 3,258 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Garnett is the 87th largest community in Kansas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Garnett is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Garnett is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Garnett who work in food service (17.04%), sales jobs (11.27%), and teaching (9.97%).
As is often the case in a small city, Garnett doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Garnett who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.78% of the adults in Garnett have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Garnett in 2010 was $18,404, which is low income relative to Kansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,616 for a family of four.
The people who call Garnett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Garnett residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Garnett include European, Irish, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Garnett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.