Garfield County, Colorado (CO)

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County population in 2012: 56,953 (76% urban, 24% rural); it was 43,791 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,513
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,904
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,572
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,942 (it was 5,657 in 2000)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

34%

Land area: 2947 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Garfield County: 92.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.1%), Educational, health and social services (17.9%), Construction (13.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Garfield County, Colorado:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (68.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (28.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Colorado median age:  36.0 years
Males: 29,107  (39.9%)
Females: 27,282  (60.1%)
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Garfield County,CO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Garfield County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,077 ($47,016 in 1999)

This county:

$54077
Colorado:

$58823

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $991 (lower quartile is $824, upper quartile is $1,281)
This county:

$991
State:

$858


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $308,211 (it was $185,300 in 2000)
Garfield:

$308,211
Colorado:

$240,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $199,624 - $484,226
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,677
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $436

Institutionalized population: 528

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Garfield County, CO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 525 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 2008: 287 buildings, average cost: $253,200
  • 2009: 72 buildings, average cost: $224,900

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,393 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,326 (0.5%)

Garfield County household income distribution in 2009 Garfield County home values distribution Garfield County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.6%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.1% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for American Indian residents, 28.4% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.1%
Garfield County:

13.1%
Colorado:

13.0%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.2% for Black residents, 24.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% for American Indian residents, 27.8% for other race residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 35 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 37 years old, Asian residents: 49 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Garfield County is $704 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $781 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $964 a month.

Cities in this county include: Glenwood Springs, Rifle, Carbondale, Grand Valley, Battlement Mesa, New Castle, Silt, Parachute, Cattle Creek, Chacra.

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

2005 air pollution in Garfield County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 23 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 64 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Garfield County: Himes Peak Campground (A), Horseshoe Campground (B), Cold Springs Campground (C), Stillwater Campground (D), Buford Ranger Station (E), Trappers Lake Campground (F), Bar H L Guard Station (G), T I Cow Camp (H), Rifle Creek Cow Camp (I), Mud Spring Ranch (J), Three Forks Campground (K), Little Box Campground (L), Spruce Picnic Area (M), Meadow Creek Campground (N), Clark Cabin Campground (O), Meadow Creek Cow Camp (P), Deep Lake Campground Number 2 (Q), Deep Lake Campground (R), Klines Folly Campground (S), Supply Basin Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Garfield County include: Crystal River Baptist Church (A), Fairview Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: High Land Cemetery (1), Marion Cemetery (2), Fairview Cemetery (3), Carbondale Cemetery (4), Fisher Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Corbett Lake (A), Clock Lake (B), Parker Lake (C), Bear Lake (D), Adams Lake (E), Bugle Lake (F), Palmer Lake (G), White Owl Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dead Horse Creek (A), Riland Creek (B), Cinnamon Creek (C), Lake Creek (D), Gruner Creek (E), Darnell Creek (F), Second Anvil Creek (G), Hack Creek (H), Elk Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Garfield County include: Hanging Lake Park (1), Lookout Mountain Park (2), Rifle Mountain Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Grand County, Utah , Eagle County , Uintah County, Utah , Mesa County , Pitkin County , Rio Blanco County , Routt County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,676
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,563 (21% naturalized citizens)

Garfield County:

10.4%
Whole state:

8.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,892
  • 1990 to 1994: 897
  • 1985 to 1989: 658
  • 1980 to 1984: 402
  • 1975 to 1979: 192
  • 1970 to 1974: 161
  • 1970 to 1974: 73
  • 1965 to 1969: 288

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.6%

Garfield County marital status for males Garfield County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Garfield County with a mortgage: 5,388 (739 second mortgage, 625 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,511

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

79.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Garfield County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,3686
Evangelical Protestant5,10840
Other2,29312
Mainline Protestant1,73312
None40,887-
Garfield County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Garfield County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Garfield County:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 81
This county:

15.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Garfield County:

4.9%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

15.4%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.3%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Garfield County:

Average size of farms: 810 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $45,634
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $320.62
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.31%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 68.92%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,550
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.46%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.61%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,972
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.57%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.54
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.11%
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 59 acres

Earthquake activity:

Garfield County-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 446.0 miles away from Garfield County center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 525.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 305.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 172.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 282.8 miles away from Garfield County center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 225.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Garfield County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (79%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • Chile (1%)
  • Other Western Europe (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Garfield County (%):

  • German (18%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Garfield County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,604 (65%)
  • Carpooled: 4,691 (21%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 680 (3%)
  • Motorcycle: 16 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 79 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,131 (5%)
  • Other means: 167 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,172 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Garfield County, Colorado in 2000:

  • 339 people in nursing homes
  • 189 people in state prisons
  • 170 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in Garfield County, Colorado in 2010:

  • 226 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 191 people in state prisons
  • 179 people in college/university student housing
  • 103 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 103 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,075.

7.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
Colorado average:

9.68%


0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.08%
Colorado average:

0.09%

4.16% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($20,909 average AGI)
3.62% relocated from other states ($22,599 average AGI)
Garfield County:

3.62%
Colorado average:

4.25%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mesa County, CO  0.70% ($42,773 average AGI)
from Eagle County, CO  0.67% ($41,203)
from Pitkin County, CO  0.65% ($39,950)
from Denver County, CO  0.25% ($38,022)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.17% ($42,500)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.16% ($29,967)
from Larimer County, CO  0.16% ($27,414)


9.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,535 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.28%
Colorado average:

9.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.70% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($19,705 average AGI)
4.57% relocated to other states ($18,831 average AGI)
Garfield County:

4.57%
Colorado average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mesa County, CO  1.06% ($43,131 average AGI)
to Eagle County, CO  0.54% ($36,060)
to Denver County, CO  0.44% ($31,220)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.39% ($39,319)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.29% ($40,315)
to Larimer County, CO  0.24% ($44,932)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.23% ($31,907)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.8

Births per 1000 population in Garfield County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 5.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Garfield County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Garfield County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,505 (3,926 aged, 579 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 168.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 111.5
  • Other - 57.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 55,505

Size of family households: 5,600 2-persons, 3,098 3-persons, 2,910 4-persons, 1,463 5-persons, 627 6-persons, 490 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,534 1-person, 1,304 2-persons, 196 3-persons, 89 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

8,773 married couples with children.
2,191 single-parent households (694 men, 1,497 women).

84.5% of residents of Garfield County speak English at home.
13.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (58% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $147,347,000 ($3038 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,179,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $71,030,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,118,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $178,000
Federal grants: $28,327,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,730,000 ($32,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $16,965,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $354,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $28,694,000
Federal Government insurance: $38,913,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,358
Here:

87 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,476
Here:

30 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,603
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,597
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Garfield County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.08 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 417
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,079
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,521
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,255
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,180
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,346
  • 1950 to 1959: 999
  • 1940 to 1949: 163
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,406
Rooms in houses/apartments in Garfield County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 180
  • 3 rooms: 502
  • 4 rooms: 1,239
  • 5 rooms: 2,435
  • 6 rooms: 2,294
  • 7 rooms: 1,543
  • 8 rooms: 1,217
  • 9+ rooms: 1,148
  • 1 room: 267
  • 2 rooms: 616
  • 3 rooms: 1,000
  • 4 rooms: 1,500
  • 5 rooms: 1,179
  • 6 rooms: 569
  • 7 rooms: 302
  • 8 rooms: 128
  • 9+ rooms: 96
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Garfield County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 39
  • 1 bedroom: 449
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,315
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,259
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,920
  • 5+ bedrooms: 590
  • no bedroom: 288
  • 1 bedroom: 1,379
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,150
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,533
  • 4 bedrooms: 219
  • 5+ bedrooms: 88
Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 249
  • 1 vehicle: 2,213
  • 2 vehicles: 4,891
  • 3 vehicles: 2,251
  • 4 vehicles: 636
  • 5+ vehicles: 332
  • no vehicle: 521
  • 1 vehicle: 2,434
  • 2 vehicles: 1,985
  • 3 vehicles: 548
  • 4 vehicles: 96
  • 5+ vehicles: 73

41% of Garfield County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Colorado.

Garfield County:

41.3%
State average:

45.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $137,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Garfield County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (76.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.8%)
  • Electricity (8.9%)
  • Wood (3.7%)
  • Utility gas (62.7%)
  • Electricity (26.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.2%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 281
Here:

5.4%
Colorado:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 271
Here:

10.1%
Colorado:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 124
Here:

9.0%
Colorado:

16.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Garfield County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $808,000
  • Construction - Public Welfare - Other: $2,692,000
    Regular Highways: $2,292,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $7,883,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,339,000
    Regular Highways: $3,955,000
    Police Protection: $3,923,000
    General - Other: $3,085,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,024,000
    Financial Administration: $2,984,000
    Libraries: $1,835,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,622,000
    Health - Other: $1,436,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,092,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,063,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $528,000
    Solid Waste Management: $500,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $462,000
    Air Transportation: $421,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $256,000
    Local Fire Protection: $50,000
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,072,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $792,000
    Central Staff Services: $550,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $396,000
    Air Transportation: $208,000
    Police Protection: $201,000
    Financial Administration: $133,000
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000
    Health - Other: $123,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,491,000

Garfield County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,613,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,363,000
    Air Transportation: $232,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,059,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $548,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,263,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $511,000
    Rents: $89,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $57,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000
    Sale of Property: $37,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,080,000
    All Other: $3,531,000
    Highways: $2,456,000
    General Local Government Support: $155,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,140,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,215,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,467,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $394,000

Garfield County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $42,930,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $41,320,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,575,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,935,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,610,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $640,000

Garfield County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,826,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,320,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Garfield County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Garfield County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Garfield County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16777.1 years
William14575.1 years
Robert12770.7 years
Mary12479.9 years
James11273.4 years
Charles9075.3 years
George6579.2 years
Frank5979.1 years
Richard5971.2 years
Helen5482.4 years
Most common last names in Garfield County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6374.2 years
Johnson3878.1 years
Wilson3779.9 years
Jones3374.6 years
Williams3276.0 years
Anderson3173.9 years
Davis3074.4 years
Miller2975.4 years
Brown2373.1 years
Harris2178.8 years
Businesses in Garfield County, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Maurices1
AT&T4McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike2
Ascend Collection1Office Depot1
Audi1Pac Sun1
AutoZone1Payless1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Pier 1 Imports1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Big O Tires1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Blockbuster1Quality1
Burger King2Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack3
Comfort Inn3Rite Aid1
Curves1Rodeway Inn2
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Domino's Pizza4SONIC Drive-In1
Famous Footwear1Safeway1
FedEx17Sears1
Ford2Staples1
GNC3Starbucks4
GameStop1Subaru1
H&R Block4Subway8
Hilton2T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn4Taco Bell2
Honda1Target1
JCPenney1The Room Place1
Jones New York1Toyota1
KFC2True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul8
Kroger5UPS16
La Quinta1Vans1
Lane Furniture1Village Inn1
Little Caesars Pizza2Volkswagen1
Lowe's1Vons1
Marriott2Walmart2
MasterBrand Cabinets15Wendy's3

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