For population 25 years and over in Garfield:
For population 15 years and over in Garfield city:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $523 (1.8%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-15.7%).
Average climate in Garfield, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Garfield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garfield:
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:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Garfield compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Garfield city (based on Pawnee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Garfield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Garfield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Garfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,084 average adjusted gross income)
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:
8.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,469 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Garfield)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: