Garrison, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 844. Estimated population in July 2005: 846 (+0.2% change)
Males: 390 (46.2%), Females: 454 (53.8%)

Nacogdoches County

Zip code: 75946

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $20,278 (year 2000)
Median house value: $48,500 (year 2000)

Races in Garrison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.5%)
  • Black (29.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (8.5%), United States (7.8%), Irish (6.6%), English (5.1%), French (1.7%).

Elevation: 394 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Garrison

  • High school or higher: 66.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garrison city

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 14.6%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

2.0% Foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.2% Europe, 0.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -32 (-3.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Garrison:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX)
  • NACOGDOCHES MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX)
  • SHELBY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; CENTER, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Garrison:

  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 41 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; ID: GGG)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 63 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; ID: SHV)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 73 miles; TYLER, TX; ID: TYR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Garrison:

  • A L MANGHAM JR. REGIONAL (about 23 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; ID: OCH)
  • CENTER MUNI (about 24 miles; CENTER, TX; ID: F17)
  • PANOLA COUNTY-SHARPE FIELD (about 28 miles; CARTHAGE, TX; ID: 4F2)
Amtrak station near Garrison:

  • 18 miles: NACOGDOCHES (UNIVERSITY DR. & STARR RD.) – Bus Station. Services: snack bar, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garrison:

  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 39 miles; LUFKIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,773)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 47 miles; KILGORE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,814)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 66 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 70 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 74 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; FT enrollment: 2,743)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 81 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 5,872)

Schools

Public high school in Garrison:

  • GARRISON H S (Students: 214; Location: 459 N US HWY 59; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Garrison:

  • GARRISON ELEMENTARY (Students: 321; Location: 459 N US HWY 59; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GARRISON MIDDLE (Students: 161; Location: 459 N US HWY 59; Grades: 06 – 08)