Garland, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Garland, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Garland had a population of 628 as of July 1, 2018. Garland ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garland is located at latitude 34.7859 and longitude -78.3949 in Sampson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Garland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sampson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The Town of Garland (GNIS ID: 2406545) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Garland is located within Township of South River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sampson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garland: Sloans Crossing.

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Garland, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 628
Population in Households 628
Population in Familes 520
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 584
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $27,509
Average Household Income $39,329
Per Capita Income $15,345


Total Housing Units 311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $89,344
Average Home Value $106,868


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 166
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.06% -0.16%
Households -0.05% -0.24%
Families 0.07% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Garland, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garland to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 522 29th
Population Density # 414 44th
Diversity Index # 60 92nd
Median Household Income # 696 6th
Per Capita Income # 705 5th

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