Garfield, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 204 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +34.2%
Males: 103  (50.5%)
Females: 101  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
Georgia median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 30425

Estimated median household income in 2015: $23,137 (it was $14,167 in 2000)
Garfield:

$23,137
GA:

$51,244

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $17,334 (it was $16,038 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $70,453 (it was $34,400 in 2000)
Garfield:

$70,453
GA:

$159,300

Median gross rent in 2015: $620.

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    • 16682.6%White alone
    • 3416.9%Black alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Garfield: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.5%), Scotch-Irish (9.5%), Irish (6.3%), American (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 270 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 255 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Garfield:

  • High school or higher: 68.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garfield town:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 13.4%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Garfield, Georgia as of December 16, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Garfield to the number of sex offenders is 67 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Garfield town:  0.9% ($308)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)

Garfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (54.3 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (154.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (638.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Twin City, GA (2.5 miles ), South Ogeechee, GA (2.6 miles ), Portal, GA (3.5 miles ), Summertown, GA (3.5 miles) , Millen, GA (3.7 miles ), Swainsboro, GA (3.8 miles ), Midville, GA (3.8 miles ), North Ogeechee, GA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 32.65 N, Longitude: 82.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 478

Garfield household income distribution Garfield home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.90
Georgia average:

2.53
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.9%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -103 (-40.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (53%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Information (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Garfield, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Garfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Garfield town center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F3 tornado 27.0 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from Garfield center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 118.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 127.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 240.2 miles away from Garfield center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Emanuel County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Matt Snell - Player of football.

Hospitals and medical centers near Garfield:

  • TWIN VIEW HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TWIN CITY, GA)
  • BETHANY NSG CTR OF MILLEN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MILLEN, GA)
  • UNITED HOSPICE INC- SWAINSBORO (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SWAINSBORO, GA)
  • BMA OF MILLEN INC (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; MILLEN, GA)
  • JENKINS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MILLEN, GA)
  • EMANUEL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; SWAINSBORO, GA)
  • EMANUEL COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SWAINSBORO, GA)

airports located in Garfield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garfield:

  • East Georgia State College (about 13 miles; Swainsboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,345)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 24 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 54 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 58 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 63 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 67 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 71 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 9,964)

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Notable locations in Garfield: Emanuel County Fire Department Garfield Station (A), Garfield Rural Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Open Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Emanuel County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.8%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Georgia average:

12.4

Garfield travel time to work - commute Garfield mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Garfield town (based on Emanuel County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,12629
Black Protestant1,43010
Mainline Protestant1,28211
Catholic4951
Other1462
None13,119-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Emanuel County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Emanuel County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Emanuel County:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Emanuel County:

31.4%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.0%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.0%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Garfield:

31.1
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.4%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Garfield:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Garfield:

40.8%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

48.7%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Garfield, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,107
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$85
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$115
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,993$23,9161$443
Water Supply 0$0 1$450
Totals for Government 1$1,993$23,9167$2,200

Garfield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($299.02)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($166.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($73.53)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($49.02)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($9.80)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($4.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $41,000 ($200.98)

Garfield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,000 ($68.63)
    All Other: $6,000 ($29.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $21,000 ($102.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $19,000 ($93.14)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($102.94)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($39.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($34.31)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($29.41)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($9.80)

Garfield government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $29,000 ($142.16)
    End of Fiscal Year: $12,000 ($58.82)

Garfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $32,000 ($156.86)

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bulloch County, GA  0.49% ($15,944 average AGI)
from Candler County, GA  0.32% ($18,609)
from Toombs County, GA  0.30% ($23,364)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bulloch County, GA  0.55% ($28,025 average AGI)
to Toombs County, GA  0.38% ($18,964)
to Candler County, GA  0.36% ($22,731)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garfield:

  • WXRS (1590 AM; 3 kW; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJAT (800 AM; 1 kW; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTB (850 AM; 1 kW; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHCG (1360 AM; 1 kW; METTER, GA; Owner: RADIO METTER, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garfield:

  • WMCD (100.1 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPMX (102.9 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WHKN (94.9 FM; MILLEN, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WXRS-FM (100.5 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBMZ (104.9 FM; METTER, GA; Owner: WM. JIMMY PAGE, TR/AS RADIO METTER)

TV broadcast stations around Garfield:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)

Garfield fatal accident list:

Aug 28, 1978 10:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $1,988,000Total costs
  • 3,360Total average daily traffic
  • 199Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,040Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KE4TGJ, Licensee ID: L00344375, Grant Date: 12/02/2014, Expiration Date: 12/06/2024, Certifier: William L Cahill Jr, Registrant: William L Cahill Jr, 216 South Railroad Ave, Garfield, GA 30425
  • Call Sign: N4AJB, Licensee ID: L01378253, Grant Date: 03/11/2008, Expiration Date: 06/08/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/05/2012, Certifier: Victor K Tatum, Registrant: Victor K Tatum, 5247 Paynes Chapel Rd, Garfield, GA 30425
  • Call Sign: KJ4YKY, Licensee ID: L01593071, Grant Date: 09/17/2010, Expiration Date: 09/17/2020, Certifier: James W Mcclellen, Registrant: James W Mcclellen, 287 Ivey Hall Clark Rd, Garfield, GA 30425
  • Call Sign: K4IRK, Previous Call Sign: N4AJB, Licensee ID: L01794192, Grant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/05/2022, Certifier: Victor K Tatum, Registrant: Victor K Tatum, 5247 Paynes Chapel Road, Garfield, GA 30425
  • Call Sign: KM4DNJ, Licensee ID: L01885312, Grant Date: 08/07/2014, Expiration Date: 08/07/2024, Certifier: Donald G Vincent, Registrant: Donald G Vincent, 5198 Big Pine Rd, Garfield, GA 30425

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3317T , Serial Number: 17700617, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Don A Dba Gay, 6250 Elam Rd, Garfield, GA 30425, Other Owners: De Gay Aviation Hacienda
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6624Y , Serial Number: 15072675, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Don A Gay, 6250 Elam Rd, Garfield, GA 30425

Drinking water stations with addresses in Garfield and their reported violations in the past:

BASIN ROCK MHP (3260164) (Serves SC, Population served: 190, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

Garfield compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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