Garner, North Carolina

Garner: Town in North Carolina, United States


Garner is a town located in the county of Wake in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 25,745 and a population density of 657 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 32,180 inhabitants.

The town was created 119 years ago in 1904.

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Location of Garner on North Carolina map.

Quick Facts about Garner

Population : 32,180 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Wake County
Postal code : 27529
Phone Area Codes : 919
Area : 39.2 km2
Altitude : 433 feet / 132 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1905 (119 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:29:16 (17th April 2024)
Density : 821 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 20% (2010-2020)
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Garner is located at 35°42'41"N 78°36'51"W (35.7112600, -78.6141700).

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The population of Garner increased by 20% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,745 - census
2011 26,347 2.28% estimation process
2012 26,738 1.46% estimation process
2013 26,755 0.06% estimation process
2014 27,734 3.53% estimation process
2015 27,949 0.77% estimation process
2016 28,731 2.72% estimation process
2017 28,761 0.1% estimation process
2018 30,465 5.59% estimation process
2019 31,407 3% estimation process
2020 32,180 2.4% estimation process

Garner zip code is 27529. County name: Wake, County fips: 37183

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People born in Garner (7)

People born in Garner, including singer Scotty McCreery, football player for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Brandon Banks, basketball player Donald Williams, .


  • James Mays (American basketball player) he was born in 08/03/1986
  • Tom Gulley (American baseball player) he was born in 25/12/1899
  • Nyheim Hines (American football running back) he was born in 12/11/1996
  • Manny Perez (American soccer player) he was born in 19/02/1999

Schools in Garner

College & universities near Garner, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199643 Shaw University Raleigh (NC) 27601

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Garner, NC

Code Name Address Type
RGH Raleigh Union Station 320 West Cabarrus Street RAIL
NSF North Carolina State Fair station 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. RAIL
CYN Cary 211 North Academy Street RAIL
SSM Selma–Smithfield 500 East Railroad Street RAIL
DNC Durham 400 W. Chapel Hill Street RAIL

Post offices near Garner

Post Office Name City ZIP
Garner Post Office Garner (NC) 27529

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Garner , Iowa town in Hancock County, Iowa with a population of 3,031 people.
  • Garner , Arkansas town in Arkansas, United States with a population of 284 people.

Other cities in Wake County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Wake County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Raleigh 474,414 The capital of North Carolina, Raleigh is a major center for business, government, and education.
West Raleigh 338,759 A census-designated place located in Wake County, North Carolina.
Cary 173,587 Town in North Carolina, United States
Apex 64,388 The most populous city in Wake County, North Carolina.
Wake Forest 47,314 Town located in the U.
Fuquay-Varina 32,145 City in North Carolina
Holly Springs 31,377 City in and county seat of Marshall County, Mississippi, United States
Morrisville 30,495 Town in Wake County, North Carolina, United States
Knightdale 18,122 City in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America
Wendell 9,387 Town in North Carolina, United States
Rolesville 8,882 City in Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America
Zebulon 6,514 City in Pike County, Georgia, United States
Green Level 2,158 City in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Garner distances to largest North Carolina cities