Garner, NC


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Garner is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 28,053 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Garner is the 33rd largest community in North Carolina.

Garner is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Garner is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Garner who work in office and administrative support (13.30%), sales jobs (11.04%), and management occupations (11.04%).

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.

In terms of college education, Garner is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.53% of adults in Garner have a college degree.

The per capita income in Garner in 2010 was $27,926, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,704 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. Important ancestries of people in Garner include German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Garner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.