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Population in 2012: 188 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 

Males: 89  (47.5%)
Females: 99  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  49.4 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67529

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,805 (it was $38,500 in 2000)
Garfield:

$29,805
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,523

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $28,389 (it was $19,500 in 2000)
Garfield:

$28,389
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $33,218; Detached houses: $36,715; Mobile homes: $15,529

Median gross rent in 2012: $508.

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  • White alone - 163 (85.8%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (6.8%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (5.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (2.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garfield: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.7%), Hungarian (6.3%), Swedish (5.9%), English (5.5%), United States (5.5%), Irish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2075 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 351 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Garfield:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garfield city:

  • Never married: 10.8%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.9%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $523 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $375 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (107.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (390.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lewis, KS (3.1 miles ), Larned, KS (3.3 miles ), Belpre, KS (3.4 miles) , Rozel, KS (3.5 miles) , Kinsley, KS (3.7 miles ), Macksville, KS (4.1 miles ), Burdett, KS (4.2 miles ), Pawnee Rock, KS (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 38.08 N, Longitude: 99.24 W

Area code: 620

Garfield household income distribution Garfield home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-15.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (21%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)


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Tornado activity:

Garfield-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 200% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Garfield city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 tornado 12.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from Garfield center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from Garfield center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pawnee County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Garfield:

  • LARNED HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LARNED, KS)
  • MEADOWBROOK MANOR OF LARNED (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LARNED, KS)
  • ST JOSEPH MEMORIAL HOSP LTCU (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LARNED, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Garfield, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garfield:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 56 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,978)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 73 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Wichita State University (about 110 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 131 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 140 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 145 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,664)
  • Kansas State University (about 164 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)

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Notable locations in Garfield: Garfield Wastewater Plant (A), Garfield Fire Department (B), Garfield City Hall (C), Garfield Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Pawnee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.2%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Garfield, KS

Garfield compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Garfield travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Garfield city (based on Pawnee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.39%
Here59.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Southern Baptist ConventionLutheran Church
Adherents28.7%27.0%14.1%6.7%6.5%
Congregations5.6%27.8%5.6%5.6%5.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.0%3.3%3.2%2.0%4.6%
Congregations5.6%5.6%11.1%5.6%22.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Pawnee County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Pawnee County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Pawnee County:

29.4%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$540
Other Government Administration 1$1,449$17,3884$73
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$11
Totals for Government 1$1,449$17,3886$624

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $89,000 ($473.40)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($313.83)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($53.19)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($47.87)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($47.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $90,000 ($478.72)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $19,000 ($101.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $46,000 ($244.68)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000 ($63.83)
    Highways: $7,000 ($37.23)
    General Support: $3,000 ($15.96)
  • Tax - Property: $30,000 ($159.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,000 ($69.15)

6.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,084 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Barton County, KS  0.83% ($20,150 average AGI)
from Ellis County, KS  0.42% ($19,700)


8.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,469 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.62%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Barton County, KS  1.35% ($31,242 average AGI)
to Edwards County, KS  0.45% ($28,364)
to Ellis County, KS  0.45% ($33,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garfield:

  • KNNS (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garfield:

  • KGTR (96.7 FM; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KBGL (106.9 FM; LARNED, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Garfield:

  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Garfield)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 38.042944 Lon: -99.179667, Call Sign: WQQL241
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 01/17/2023, Certifier: Jason Cline
    Registrant: Mobile Radio Service, Inc., 156 S Highway 281, Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Fax: (620) 793-6507, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 103B GARFIELD, 6 Mi W Of (Lat: 38.058056 Lon: -99.369833), Overall height: 101.5 m, Call Sign: WPOU685
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/15/1999, Expiration Date: 07/15/2009, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2009, Certifier: Mary Mcdermott
    Registrant: Pathnet, Inc., 1661 Gateway Blvd., Richardson, TX 75080, Phone: (972) 690-9933, Fax: (972) 231-0728, Email:
  • GARFIELD 103B, 6 Mi W (Lat: 38.058083 Lon: -99.369833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 101.5 m, Call Sign: WPVY788, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2012, Expiration Date: 09/09/2022, Certifier: Robert N Hedrick
    Registrant: Kn Telecommunications, Inc.
  • GARFIELD, 6 Mi W Of (Lat: 38.058056 Lon: -99.369833), Overall height: 101.5 m, Call Sign: KNR84
    Assigned Frequencies: 6705.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2008, Expiration Date: 06/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/31/2008, Certifier: Christopher Kinney
    Registrant: Knight Inc, 370 Van Gordon Street, Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (303) 763-3390, Fax: (303) 984-3004, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: HALL FARMS INC/HALL MATT VANS RV-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 300RV , Serial Number: 24740, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Hall Farms Inc, 615 180th Ave, Garfield, KS 67529
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4996L , Serial Number: 28-4369, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Alan W Converse, 2216 J Rd, Garfield, KS 67529


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

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