Also See: Garfield, WA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Town of Garfield had a population of 653 as of July 1, 2020. Garfield ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Garfield is located at latitude 47.0079 and longitude -117.141 in Whitman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Garfield encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Whitman County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,474 feet.
The Town of Garfield (GNIS ID: 2412669) 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.
Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Garfield is located within Garfield-Oakesdale Division of Whitman County.
|Total Population||653 (100%)|
|Population in Households||653 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||520 (79.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$56,217|
|Average Household Income||$67,294|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$29,538|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||334 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||205 (61.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||101 (30.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||29 ( 8.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$186,765|
|Average Home Value||$207,353|
|Housing Affordability Index3||181|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.96%|
|Per Capita Income||2.21%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.61%|
The table below compares Garfield to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 441||29th|
|Population Density||# 373||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 385||39th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 547||88th|
|Per Capita Income||# 377||40th|
|Diversity Index||# 615||2nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.