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Population in 2012: 30,872 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 

Males: 14,504  (47.0%)
Females: 16,368  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07026.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,451 (it was $42,748 in 2000)
Garfield:

$50,451
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,424

Garfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $329,208 (it was $178,400 in 2000)
Garfield:

$329,208
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $355,920; Detached houses: $335,169; Townhouses or other attached units: $303,333; In 2-unit structures: $377,023; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $416,276; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $283,797

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,167.

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  • White alone - 17,493 (57.3%)
  • Hispanic - 10,557 (34.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,769 (5.8%)
  • Asian alone - 585 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 109 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garfield: 124.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Polish (19.7%), Italian (17.1%), Irish (3.2%), German (2.9%), United States (2.2%), Hungarian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 36 feet

Land area: 2.13 square miles.

Population density: 14,486 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Garfield:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garfield city:

  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

13,171 residents are foreign born (22.1% Europe, 5.8% Latin America).

This city:  43.2%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Garfield, New Jersey as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Garfield to the number of sex offenders is 2,058 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,927 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,571 (2.0%)

Garfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Passaic, NJ (1.9 miles , pop. 67,861).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (10.8 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (15.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Lodi borough, NJ (1.2 miles ), Saddle Brook, NJ (1.3 miles ), Wallington borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Elmwood Park borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Passaic, NJ (1.4 miles ), Hasbrouck Heights borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Rochelle Park, NJ (1.6 miles ), Wood-Ridge borough, NJ (1.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $157,300
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $201,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $141,500
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $141,500
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $291,300
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $84,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.88 N, Longitude: 74.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,803 (-28.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,075 (13.8%)

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Crime rates in Garfield by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0111010101100
per 100,000 0.03.33.33.30.03.30.03.40.03.53.40.00.0
Rapes 8110401201115
per 100,000 28.43.33.30.013.40.03.46.80.03.53.43.316.2
Robberies 26211827284028181619142826
per 100,000 92.469.959.290.293.6133.894.061.055.165.848.291.584.3
Assaults 23261827413233363032335234
per 100,000 81.786.659.290.2137.1107.0110.8122.0103.4110.8113.5170.0110.3
Burglaries 145135929213514012212811310698138123
per 100,000 515.2449.5302.5307.4451.4468.3409.5433.7389.5367.0337.1451.2398.9
Thefts 380453346372294381275224284241303328476
per 100,000 1350.31508.31137.81242.8983.01274.3923.0758.9978.9834.41042.41072.31543.6
Auto thefts 951101071401077167505249434542
per 100,000 337.6366.3351.9467.7357.8237.5224.9169.4179.2169.7147.9147.1136.2
Arson 5332200001201
per 100,000 17.810.09.96.76.70.00.00.00.03.56.90.03.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 198.0181.7143.9172.7178.4184.1147.1139.1127.0133.8133.4161.9173.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Garfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 65 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.3%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,055 (+11.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Garfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Garfield city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 32.1 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garfield-area historical earthquake activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from Garfield center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bergen County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Al Blozis - College Football Hall of Fame inductee, David Brigati - Singer, Linda Bove - Television actor, Luis Castillo - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Aug 4, 1983), Wayne Chrebet - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Aug 14, 1973), Mickey Deans - Biographer, Eddie Brigati - Singer-songwriter, Joe Benigno - Radio personality, Stephen Fabian - Illustrator, Tony Aless - Jazz pianist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Garfield:

  • PASSAIC BETH ISRAEL HOSPITAL TCU (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; PASSAIC, NJ)
  • PATIENT CARE NEW JERSEY, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PASSAIC, NJ)
  • SADDLE BROOK CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SADDLE BROOK, NJ)

Political contributions by individuals in Garfield, NJ

Amtrak stations near Garfield:

  • 11 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garfield:

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 5 miles; Teaneck, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 3,510)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 5 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Berkeley College (about 5 miles; West Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,123)
  • Montclair State University (about 5 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 13,192)
  • Bergen Community College (about 6 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,303)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 7 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,076)
  • Barnard College (about 9 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 2,307)

Public high school in Garfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Garfield:

Private elementary/middle schools in Garfield:

  • MARGARET P MUSCARELLE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 96; Location: 1 WALNUT ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NORTHEAST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 47; Location: 145 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 11)
  • REED ACADEMY (Students: 22; Location: 85 SUMMIT AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Garfield, School District: GARFIELD CITY

Library in Garfield:

  • GARFIELD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $978,629; Location: 500 MIDLAND AVENUE; 79,035 books; 1,911 audio materials; 3,513 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 151 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Garfield: Garfield Station (A), Garfield Volunteer Ambulance Corps (B), City of Garfield Fire Department Company 2 (C), City of Garfield Fire Department Company 3 (D), City of Garfield Fire Department Company 4 (E), City of Garfield Fire Department Company 5 (F), City of Garfield Fire Department Company 1 (G), Garfield Free Public Library (H), Garfield City Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Garfield include: Friendship Baptist Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Our Lady of Sorrows Church (D), Saint Stanislaus Kostka Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Dahnerts Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fleischer Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Garfield include: Dahnert's Lake County Park (1), Belmont Hill Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bergen Travel Bureau (Tours & Charters; 60 Passaic Street).

 
Bergen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average.
City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.405. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.405
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.04. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.04
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 15.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.6
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.74
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.7%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.3% for Black residents, 15.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.3% for American Indian residents, 25.1% for other race residents, 45.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.7%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Garfield, NJ

22 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Garfield in 2000:

  • 42 people in other group homes
  • 17 people in religious group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Garfield compared to New Jersey state average:

Garfield, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Garfield (2011 data):

  • Spencer Savings Bank, SLA: Outwater Ln Branch, 104 Passaic St Branch, River Drive Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,819.6 mil, Deposits: $1,338.8 mil, headquarters in Elmwood Park, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • Clifton Savings Bank: 359 Lanza Avenue Branch at 369 Lanza Avenue, branch established on 1928/01/01; 253 Palisade Avenue Branch at 247 Palisade Avenue, branch established on 1928/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,106.0 mil, Deposits: $848.2 mil, headquarters in Clifton, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Garfield Branch at 45 Outwater Lane, branch established on 1981/03/30. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Garfield Branch at 351 Midland Avenue, branch established on 1976/02/20. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Garfield Branch at 136 Passaic Street & Marsellus Place, branch established on 1956/10/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Garfield Branch at 12 Outwater Lane, branch established on 1988/05/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Community Bank of Bergen County, N. J.: Garfield Branch at 517 River Road, branch established on 2007/03/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $310.2 mil, Deposits: $281.7 mil, headquarters in Maywood, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Wawel Bank: River Dr Branch at 935 River Dr, branch established on 2007/06/23. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $98.3 mil, Deposits: $76.7 mil, headquarters in Wallington, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Garfield travel time to work - commute


Garfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.12%
Here75.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents72.1%12.6%1.6%1.5%1.4%
Congregations16.3%13.1%7.8%7.0%7.8%
NameReformed Church in AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.4%1.3%1.1%1.0%6.2%
Congregations6.2%6.0%0.4%0.8%34.7%
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: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Bergen County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Bergen County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 718
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bergen County:

17.9%
State:

18.0%

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 9$42,117$56,1562$4,100
Other Government Administration 6$31,233$62,4669$6,075
Judicial and Legal 4$16,625$49,8758$14,958
Police Protection - Officers 62$615,970$119,2200$0
Police - Other 8$28,729$43,09445$30,622
Fire - Other 2$8,391$50,3465$3,441
Streets and Highways 17$74,798$52,7992$4,193
Health 5$19,592$47,0214$1,931
Solid Waste Management 1$4,895$58,7400$0
Parks and Recreation 8$32,127$48,19122$14,730
Housing and Community Development(Local) 20$83,554$50,1327$9,837
Water Supply 11$45,569$49,7121$177
Other and Unallocable 3$14,123$56,4928$8,451
Totals for Government 156$1,017,723$78,286113$98,515

Garfield government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,547,000 ($212.07)
    General - Other: $5,330,000 ($172.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,496,000 ($113.24)
    Water Utilities: $2,782,000 ($90.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,110,000 ($68.35)
    Regular Highways: $1,404,000 ($45.48)
    Sewerage: $1,290,000 ($41.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $879,000 ($28.47)
    Libraries: $845,000 ($27.37)
    Financial Administration: $726,000 ($23.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $571,000 ($18.50)
    Central Staff Services: $511,000 ($16.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $347,000 ($11.24)
    Health - Other: $343,000 ($11.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $283,000 ($9.17)
    General Public Buildings: $128,000 ($4.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $515,000 ($16.68)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $637,000 ($20.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,752,000 ($348.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($1.78)

Garfield government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $1,831,000 ($59.31)
    Sewerage: $663,000 ($21.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,238,000 ($40.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $350,000 ($11.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $486,000 ($15.74)
    Interest Earnings: $140,000 ($4.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,740,000 ($88.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,067,000 ($131.74)
    Highways: $500,000 ($16.20)
  • Tax - Property: $15,972,000 ($517.36)
    Other License: $195,000 ($6.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $25,000 ($0.81)

Garfield government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,217,000 ($557.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,267,000 ($526.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $950,000 ($30.77)

Garfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,455,000 ($47.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,650,000 ($150.62)

5.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($835 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.15%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.87% ($60,674 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.71% ($48,422)
from New York County, NY  0.43% ($100,747)


6.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($73,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,197 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.81% ($54,598 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.59% ($56,352)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($97,508)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garfield:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garfield:

  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Garfield:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Garfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 36 meters (118ft)
Total costs: $4,765,000
Total average daily traffic: 131,837
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,272

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 42 Schley Street (Lat: 40.879722 Lon: -74.109528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 24.3 m, Call Sign: WPLX446
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.680 MHz, 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Certifier: Capt Kevin Amos
    Registrant: Goosetown Communications, 58 No. Harrison Ave, Congers, NY 10920, Phone: (845) 268-7500, Fax: (845) 268-5345, Email:
  • Lat: 40.883472 Lon: -74.113417, Call Sign: WQLM599
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, 452.762 MHz, 452.812 MHz, 452.887 MHz, 452.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2010, Expiration Date: 03/09/2020, Certifier: John Czujko
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 40.882250 Lon: -74.112639, Call Sign: WQOT826
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2012, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022, Certifier: Laura Dunning
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • Lat: 40.881444 Lon: -74.113111, Call Sign: WQOY519
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.312 MHz, 456.512 MHz, 456.687 MHz, 457.637 MHz, 457.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2012, Expiration Date: 03/05/2022, Certifier: John Czujko
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 40.866639 Lon: -74.099111, Call Sign: WQPN257
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.637 MHz, 452.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/05/2012, Expiration Date: 07/05/2022, Certifier: Tracy Ferschweiler
    Registrant: Radiophone Engineering, Inc., 534 West Walnut, Springfield, MO 65806, Phone: (417) 862-6653, Fax: (417) 862-6768, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NJY0225, 61 River Dr (Lat: 40.863583 Lon: -74.104222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 18.8 m, Call Sign: WQDX465, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 19400.0 MHz, 19360.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2005, Expiration Date: 11/22/2015, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • NJ-NNJ5751A, 141 Lanza Ave. (Lat: 40.887111 Lon: -74.124222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 43.9 m, Call Sign: WQLT546
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 22125.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22275.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2010, Expiration Date: 04/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • NJ-NNJ5996A, 331 Harrison Avenue (Lat: 40.877194 Lon: -74.095500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 11.9 m, Overall height: 14.9 m, Call Sign: WQLT741
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23325.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 23475.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2010, Expiration Date: 04/22/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Iii, LLC, 815 Connecticut Ave, Nw, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Garfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4479L , Serial Number: 17254574, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Kolasa, 150 Ray Street, Garfield, NJ 07026
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75L300 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 450 , Serial Number: 75-4781, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Peter D Chabora, 592 Palisade Ave, Garfield, NJ 07026
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6137H , Serial Number: 15284135, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Frank R Iii Galella, 16 Commerce St, Garfield, NJ 07026
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7573M , Serial Number: 55873, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Robert S Kloss, 377 Midland Ave Apt 2r, Garfield, NJ 07026
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85CN , Serial Number: 14883, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Peter D Chabora, 592 Palisade Ave, Garfield, NJ 07026
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92368 , Serial Number: 18260174, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Israel Weiner, 100 Maple St Apt 8, Garfield, NJ 07026



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$299,61758$221,121242$251,67825$98,8403$421,66734$233,7650$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$236,0006$216,00026$256,6923$58,3330$03$236,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$318,73122$265,773138$267,09433$59,9090$024$191,8751$22,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$302,26711$214,81868$264,1623$60,0001$275,00011$162,8180$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$296,1434$199,50017$284,7063$212,3331$625,0001$85,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0211.00 , 0212.00, 0213.00, 0214.00, 0215.00, 0216.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$268,7501$271,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$377,0001$360,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$275,6671$334,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$329,6671$368,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0211.00 , 0212.00, 0213.00, 0214.00, 0215.00, 0216.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 130
  • Hazardous Condition: 135
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Garfield


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Garfield, NJ
Businesses in Garfield, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block1
AT&T1Rite Aid1
Applebee's1U-Haul2
CVS1UPS3
DHL1Walmart1
Dunkin Donuts3YMCA1
FedEx5
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