For population 25 years and over in Garfield:
For population 15 years and over in Garfield town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,479 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (47.6 miles , pop. 195,629).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (239.3 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (896.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Steptoe, WA (2.3 miles ), Farmington, WA (2.7 miles) , Palouse, WA (2.7 miles ), Oakesdale, WA (3.1 miles ), Potlatch, ID (3.6 miles ), Onaway, ID (3.6 miles ), Colfax, WA (3.7 miles ), Tensed, ID (3.8 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 47.01 N, Longitude: 117.14 W
Area code: 509
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Garfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+15.1%).
Work and jobs in Garfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Garfield, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Garfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/28/1991 at 01:08:58, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.0 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 5.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2001 at 16:00:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from Garfield center
On 8/17/1994 at 06:56:49, a magnitude 4.1 (3.6 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/1992 at 20:01:51, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.9 miles away from Garfield center
On 6/25/2001 at 14:15:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, 3.5 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Whitman County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garfield:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Garfield:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.8%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Garfield compared to Washington state average:
Banks with branches in Garfield (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Garfield (based on Whitman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
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Garfield government finances in 2002(per resident):
13.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,185 average adjusted gross income)
1.43% of residents moved from foreign countries ($489 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
14.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,516 average adjusted gross income)
0.33% of residents moved to foreign countries ($344 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $44,000
Total average daily traffic: 520
Total average daily truck traffic: 26
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 535
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Garfield)