It is one of the many communities of the Black Hills Indian Reservation. Garnet is located adjacent to Desert Hot Springs. It is situated just south of Desert Hot Springs and east of North Palms Springs. According to the 2010 census, the population of Garnet which is a cdp or Census Designated Place, is 7,543. Mexicans account for 74% of the population. There are 2,670 housing units. The average household size is 2.8 persons per housing unit. Elevation is 797 feet above sea level. Garnet covers 11.4 sq. mi. Below are several google earth photos of Garnet.