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Garfield township, NE map Land area: 35.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 547 (all rural)
Males: 283  (51.7%)
Females: 264  (48.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 547 (412 owner occupied, 135 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%


Races in Garfield township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.4%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Some other race: 0.2%

Median age of males: 37.9
Median age of females: 39.4

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Average household size: 2.62

Garfield township:

2.6 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.22

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,978 ($34,792 in 1999)
This township:

$41,978
Nebraska:

$47,357

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $391 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $458)
Here:

$391
State:

$518

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $69,068 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Garfield township:

$69,068
Nebraska:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,342 - $115,715

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $120,057
Here:

$120,057
State:

$147,392

Mobile homes: $115,646
Here:

$115,646
State:

$29,187
Population density: 15 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.0%
Whole state:

9.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.0%

Cities in this township include: Bertrand.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Garfield township: Westmark Evangelical Free Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Immanuel Cemetery (1), Sandstrom Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Garfield township include: Lynder Federal Waterfowl Production Area (1), Cottonwood Federal Waterfowl Production Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

66% of Garfield township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Nebraska.

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

  • This state: 408
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 39
  • South: 15
  • West: 33

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $37,500

Garfield township, Nebraska satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 209
  • Two: 2
  • 3 or 4: 7
  • 5 to 9: 2
  • Mobile homes: 14

Median worth of mobile homes: $55,000


Housing units in Garfield township with a mortgage: 77 (4 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 43

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 8
  • 1990 to 1994: 16
  • 1980 to 1989: 17
  • 1970 to 1979: 30
  • 1960 to 1969: 7
  • 1950 to 1959: 19
  • 1940 to 1949: 24
  • 1939 or earlier: 113

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Garfield township, Nebraska:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 18
  • 5 rooms: 35
  • 6 rooms: 22
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 17
  • 9 or more rooms: 26

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garfield township, Nebraska:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 15
  • 5 rooms: 17
  • 6 rooms: 11
  • 7 rooms: 1
  • 8 rooms: 11
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Garfield township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 32
  • 3 bedrooms: 60
  • 4 bedrooms: 41
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garfield township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 11
  • 2 bedrooms: 29
  • 3 bedrooms: 10
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 33
  • 2 vehicles: 64
  • 3 vehicles: 26
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5 or more vehicles: 10

Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 14
  • 2 vehicles: 26
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (35%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (36%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Apparel (2%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Garfield township:

  • German (47.3%)
  • Swedish (20.3%)
  • Irish (8.9%)
  • United States or American (3.9%)
  • English (2.7%)
  • Norwegian (1.9%)
  • Russian (1.9%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 203 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 21 (9%)
  • Walked: 12 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 11 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

98.5% of residents of Garfield township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 497
  • In family households: 411 (114 male householders, 18 female householders)
    119 spouses, 150 children (139 natural, 5 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 3 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 86 (44 male householders (39 living alone)), 33 female householders (28 living alone)), 9 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 56 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 6 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 67 1-person, 10 2-persons,

136 married couples with children.
25 single-parent households (11 men, 14 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

14.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

7.7%
Nebraska:

20.0%

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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Garfield township:

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