Garner is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 31,407 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Garner is the 33rd largest community in North Carolina.
Garner is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Garner is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Garner who work in office and administrative support (13.72%), sales jobs (12.16%), and management occupations (10.97%).
Also of interest is that Garner has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of Garner is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.43% of adults in Garner have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Garner in 2018 was $31,583, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,332 for a family of four. However, Garner contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Garner is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Garner home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Garner residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Garner also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.60% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Garner include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Garner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.