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Total population: 28,966 (All urban)

Garfield,NJ index of house prices


Houses: 11,698 (11,250 occupied: 4,517 owner occupied, 6,733 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

60%
State:

61%

Housing density: 5489 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $376,766.


Median contract rent in 2009: $966 (lower quartile is $784, upper quartile is $1,186)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,085


Median gross rent in Garfield, NJ in 2009: $1,123


Housing units in Garfield with a mortgage: 983 (113 second mortgage, 96 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 730


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $83,056


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,711


Median monthly housing costs: $1,177





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Garfield, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $363,633 (it was $178,400 in 2000)
Garfield:

$363,633
New Jersey:

$348,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $283,382 - $464,736

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $311,190
Here:

$311,190
State:

$429,197

Townhouses or other attached units: $289,510
Here:

$289,510
State:

$286,566

In 2-unit structures: $477,053
Here:

$477,053
State:

$397,697

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $393,141
Here:

$393,141
State:

$336,988

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,408,872
Here:

$1,408,872
State:

$292,192

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,717
  • In family households: 25,062 (5,136 male householders, 2,297 female householders)
    5,424 spouses, 9,316 children (8,865 natural, 150 adopted, 301 stepchildren), 418 grandchildren, 462 brothers or sisters, 499 parents, 866 other relatives, 644 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,655 (1,670 male householders (1,261 living alone)), 2,115 female householders (1,814 living alone)), 870 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 69 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,592 2-persons, 1,879 3-persons, 1,658 4-persons, 803 5-persons, 296 6-persons, 205 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,075 1-person, 573 2-persons, 97 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

4,641 married couples with children.
1,446 single-parent households (308 men, 1,138 women).

44.2% of residents of Garfield speak English at home.
18.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
33.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (45% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 11,636 (39.1%)
(37.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.8

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Garfield, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 180
  • 4 rooms: 860
  • 5 rooms: 1,271
  • 6 rooms: 883
  • 7 rooms: 426
  • 8 rooms: 410
  • 9 or more rooms: 467
  • 1 room: 88
  • 2 rooms: 416
  • 3 rooms: 1,776
  • 4 rooms: 2,149
  • 5 rooms: 1,584
  • 6 rooms: 470
  • 7 rooms: 128
  • 8 rooms: 77
  • 9 or more rooms: 45
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Garfield, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 215
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,886
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,550
  • 4 bedrooms: 594
  • 5+ bedrooms: 272
  • no bedroom: 142
  • 1 bedroom: 2,282
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,001
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,116
  • 4 bedrooms: 150
  • 5+ bedrooms: 42
Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 520
  • 1 vehicle: 1,464
  • 2 vehicles: 1,629
  • 3 vehicles: 614
  • 4 vehicles: 232
  • 5+ vehicles: 58
  • no vehicle: 1,081
  • 1 vehicle: 3,089
  • 2 vehicles: 2,057
  • 3 vehicles: 391
  • 4 vehicles: 85
  • 5+ vehicles: 30

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 12
  • 2000 to 2004: 112
  • 1990 to 1999: 170
  • 1980 to 1989: 330
  • 1970 to 1979: 936
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,518
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,137
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,106
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,427

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Garfield, NJ house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Garfield, NJ:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 3
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 3
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 1
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 0
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 0
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 0
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 0
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 4
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 4
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 3
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 20
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 14
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 28
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 67
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 212
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 477
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 1855
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 997
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 617
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 58
  • $1,000,000 or more: 28
 


Garfield rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Garfield:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 15
  • $150 to $199: 47
  • $200 to $249: 31
  • $250 to $299: 30
  • $300 to $349: 43
  • $350 to $399: 51
  • $400 to $449: 20
  • $450 to $499: 22
  • $500 to $549: 31
  • $550 to $599: 48
  • $600 to $649: 124
  • $650 to $699: 148
  • $700 to $749: 120
  • $750 to $799: 249
  • $800 to $899: 448
  • $900 to $999: 763
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 2,203
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 1,235
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 799
  • $2,000 or more: 127
  • No cash rent: 178
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,745
  • 1990 to 1994: 3,043
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,814
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,177
  • 1975 to 1979: 689
  • 1970 to 1974: 669
  • 1970 to 1974: 578
  • 1965 to 1969: 921


Garfield, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 58.1%
Number of people working at home: 192 (1.4% of all workers)


Garfield commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 331
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1435
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1911
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2546
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2374
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 758
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2269
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 188
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 401
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 675
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 550
  • 90 or more minutes: 473
 


Garfield mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,606 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 2,015 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 497 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 18 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Railroad: 107 (1%)
  • Taxi: 13 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0%)
  • Walked: 514 (4%)
  • Other means: 115 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 192 (1%)
 


Garfield, NJ household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 838
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 828
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 710
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 791
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 559
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 664
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 730
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 752
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 571
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1126
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 1315
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 1274
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 585
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 258
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 138
  • $200,000 or more: 79
 

First ancestries reported:

 Polish: 6901
 Other groups: 6683
 Italian: 5273
 Irish: 1277
 German: 1009
 Macedonian: 822
 United States or American: 785
 Arab:: 620
 Russian: 408
 Albanian: 370
 Slovak: 354
 Ukrainian: 320
 English: 286
 Portuguese: 280
 Yugoslavian: 277
 Hungarian: 253
 Dutch: 241
 Greek: 214
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 185
 Arab/Arabic: 153
 Egyptian: 148
 French (except Basque): 131
 Palestinian: 121
 Croatian: 106
 Turkish: 90
 Scottish: 89
 Jordanian: 82
 Czechoslovakian: 81
 Syrian: 79
 Jamaican: 74
 Austrian: 56
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 50
 African: 50
 Subsaharan African:: 50
 West Indian: 47
 Swiss: 43
 French Canadian: 39
 Slavic: 39
 Serbian: 39
 Lebanese: 37
 Armenian: 36
 Scotch-Irish: 33
 Brazilian: 31
 Czech: 30
 Bulgarian: 29
 Lithuanian: 23
 Romanian: 20
 Carpatho Rusyn: 19
 Bahamian: 14
 Iranian: 13
 Norwegian: 12
 Guyanese: 11
 British: 8
 Belgian: 8
 Danish: 8
 Welsh: 8
 Australian: 7
 Swedish: 6
 Latvian: 6
 Canadian: 4


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



  • Poland (37%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (10%)
  • Peru (7%)
  • Italy (7%)
  • Colombia (5%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)
  • Mexico (2%)


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

  • This state: 14036
  • Northeast: 2594
  • Midwest: 212
  • South: 508
  • West: 86

60% of Garfield residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in New Jersey.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 103
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 85
  • 5th and 6th grade: 255
  • 7th and 8th grade: 667
  • 9th grade: 276
  • 10th grade: 350
  • 11th grade: 301
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 639
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,644
  • Less than 1 year of college: 451
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,022
  • Associate degree: 358
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,118
  • Master's degree: 281
  • Professional school degree: 117
  • Doctorate degree: 21

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 181
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 142
  • 5th and 6th grade: 403
  • 7th and 8th grade: 900
  • 9th grade: 290
  • 10th grade: 407
  • 11th grade: 409
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 603
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,700
  • Less than 1 year of college: 505
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,064
  • Associate degree: 677
  • Bachelor's degree: 956
  • Master's degree: 223
  • Professional school degree: 88
  • Doctorate degree: 35

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 6.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 7.8%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 8.2%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 12.7%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 12.8%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 4.1%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 9.7%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 12.3%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 3.2%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 2.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.8%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 12.6%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $52,170
  • Black householders: $63,889
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $35,642
  • Asian householders: $65,836
  • Some other race householders: $65,097
  • Two or more races householders: $55,538
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $58,673
Garfield household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Garfield household income for Black householders
Garfield household income for Asian householders
Garfield household income for Some other race householders
Garfield household income for Two or more races householders
Garfield household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Garfield marital status for males
Garfield marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $326,943
  • Black or African American householders: $321,440
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $280,266
  • Asian householders: $280,266
  • Some other race householders: $342,638
  • Two or more races householders: $331,224
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $348,549

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,143
  • One, attached: 238
  • Two: 6,173
  • 3 or 4: 1,508
  • 5 to 9: 716
  • 10 to 19: 335
  • 20 to 49: 249
  • 50 or more: 329
  • Mobile homes: 7

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Garfield:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Garfield
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (71.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24.7%)
  • Electricity (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Utility gas (75.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.9%)
  • Electricity (8.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 531
Here:

16.2%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 259
Here:

16.3%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 392
Here:

26.9%
New Jersey:

30.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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 (Noninst.)


 

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