Garner is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 31,935 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Garner is the 33rd largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Garner, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Garner, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Garner’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Garner does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $70,007.00.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Garner telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.18% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Garner is a decent-sized town, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the town has no real transit system.
The citizens of Garner are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.63% of adults in Garner have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Garner in 2018 was $36,163, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,652 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 10.03% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Garner include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Garner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.