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Garfield County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 60,616 (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: 21 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Garfield County: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.4%), Construction (15.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.7%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Garfield County, CO (2019)
    • 40,97467.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 17,46628.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9441.6%Two or more races
    • 5590.9%Asian alone
    • 2940.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2420.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 910.2%Some other race alone
    • 180.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 30,980  (51.1%)
Females: 29,636  (48.9%)
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Average household size:
Garfield County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $80,972 ($47,016 in 1999)
This county:

$80,972
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,185 (lower quartile is $889, upper quartile is $1,694)
This county:

$1185
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $414,485 (it was $185,300 in 2000)
Garfield:

$414,485
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $279,871 - $676,088

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $573,557
Here:

$573,557
State:

$487,835

Townhouses or other attached units: $479,235
Here:

$479,235
State:

$416,827

In 2-unit structures: $343,736
Here:

$343,736
State:

$483,371

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,564
Here:

$240,564
State:

$319,497

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $361,560
Here:

$361,560
State:

$375,475

Mobile homes: $79,505
Here:

$79,505
State:

$102,984

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $26,552
Here:

$26,552
State:

$62,581

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,885
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $490

Institutionalized population: 528

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 73
  • Burglaries: 92
  • Thefts: 202
  • Auto thefts: 63

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 68
  • Burglaries: 135
  • Thefts: 199
  • Auto thefts: 30
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 314 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 1998: 385 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 1999: 559 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2000: 516 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2001: 499 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2002: 434 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2003: 319 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2004: 410 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2005: 555 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2006: 637 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2007: 525 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 2008: 287 buildings, average cost: $253,200
  • 2009: 72 buildings, average cost: $224,900
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $254,200
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $268,000
  • 2013: 60 buildings, average cost: $262,000
  • 2014: 79 buildings, average cost: $278,200
  • 2015: 127 buildings, average cost: $267,500
  • 2016: 139 buildings, average cost: $262,200
  • 2017: 123 buildings, average cost: $271,900
  • 2018: 122 buildings, average cost: $270,700
  • 2019: 147 buildings, average cost: $277,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Garfield, CO residents
Average permit cost in Garfield, CO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,656 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,397 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Garfield, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Garfield, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Garfield, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.8%
Garfield County:

7.8%
Colorado:

9.3%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for Black residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.6% for American Indian residents, 10.6% for other race residents, 8.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.9 years old
(Males: 36.5 years old, Females: 37.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.7 years old, Black residents: 35.1 years old, American Indian residents: 39.9 years old, Asian residents: 38.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.8 years old, Other race residents: 24.7 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

2018 air pollution in Garfield County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 11.8 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Juab County, Utah , Caldwell County, Missouri , Fayette County, Indiana , Lancaster County, Pennsylvania , Madison County, Indiana , Marion County, Missouri , Sullivan County, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Colorado:

6.2%

Unemployment by year in Garfield, CO
County total employment by year in Garfield, CO
County average yearly wages by year in Garfield, CO

Current college students: 1,676
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 32.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,717 (30.3% naturalized citizens)

Garfield County:

14.4%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,5192010 or later
  • 3,2442000 to 2009
  • 1,9811990 to 1999
  • 1,0601980 to 1989
  • 3531970 to 1979
  • 361Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 15,407
  • One, attached: 2,322
  • Two: 439
  • 3 or 4: 841
  • 5 to 9: 1,362
  • 10 to 19: 999
  • 20 to 49: 700
  • 50 or more: 240
  • Mobile homes: 2,363
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Garfield County with a mortgage: 10,180 (146 second mortgage, 1,021 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,925

Here:

71.4% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Garfield County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1188% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 380.5 miles away from Garfield County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 446.0 miles away from the 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 3/18/2020 at 13:09:31, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 7.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 248.6 miles away from Garfield County center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 172.9 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:

  • Colorado Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4498, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Colorado Newcastle Fire, Incident Period: June 19, 2007 to June 23, 2007, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 19, 2007, FEMA Id: 2698, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Red Apple Fire, Incident Period: August 31, 2006 to September 03, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 01, 2006, FEMA Id: 2672, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado Panorama Fire, Incident Period: July 31, 2002 to August 04, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 31, 2002, FEMA Id: 2457, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Coal Seam Fire, Incident Period: June 08, 2002 to June 29, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 08, 2002, FEMA Id: 2419, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado SEVERE STORMS, MUDSLIDES, LANDSLIDES, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 27, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-719: July 27, 1984, FEMA Id: 719, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Drought, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3025: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3025, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Garfield County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Garfield

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,575 (73.6%)
  • Carpooled: 2,493 (9.4%)
  • Bus: 465 (1.7%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 8 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 194 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 484 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 1,054 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,325 (8.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (71%)
  • El Salvador (6%)
  • Poland (2%)
  • Switzerland (1%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • Thailand (1%)
  • Belize (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Garfield County


  • German (7%)
  • European (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $81,760.

9.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.01% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($30,234 average AGI)
4.12% relocated from other states ($22,513 average AGI)
Garfield County:

4.12%
Colorado average:

4.99%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Eagle County, CO  0.92% ($68,569 average AGI)
from Pitkin County, CO  0.81% ($62,966)
from Mesa County, CO  0.63% ($37,115)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.33% ($63,653)
from Denver County, CO  0.32% ($49,831)
from Larimer County, CO  0.27% ($43,763)
from Adams County, CO  0.22% ($41,896)


7.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,686 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.27% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($28,869 average AGI)
3.40% relocated to other states ($23,817 average AGI)
Garfield County:

3.40%
Colorado average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mesa County, CO  0.97% ($46,281 average AGI)
to Eagle County, CO  0.64% ($53,109)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.45% ($71,289)
to Denver County, CO  0.29% ($35,919)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.25% ($40,283)
to Larimer County, CO  0.18% ($61,684)
to Boulder County, CO  0.15% ($43,545)

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 2019: 5.4

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 population in Garfield County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Garfield County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Garfield County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garfield County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garfield County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garfield County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Garfield County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,808 (4,169 aged, 639 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,619 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Garfield County, Colorado in 1999 - 2019:

  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (285)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (280)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (276)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (244)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (192)
  • Unspecified dementia (135)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (118)
  • Congestive heart failure (43)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (40)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (24)

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: 60,616
  • Male householders: 11,109 (2,250 living alone), Female householders: 11,239 (2,373 living alone)
  • 12,903 spouses (12,786 opposite-sex spouses), 1,317 unmarried partners, (1,288 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 17,220 children (16,006 natural, 287 adopted, 932 stepchildren), 882 grandchildren, 887 brothers or sisters, 751 parents, 0 foster children, 1,029 other relatives, 2,289 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 925

Size of family households: 7,236 2-persons, 3,494 3-persons, 2,767 4-persons, 1,224 5-persons, 900 6-persons, 236 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,623 1-person, 1,452 2-persons, 307 3-persons, 58 4-persons, 93 5-persons.

11,168 married couples with children.
2,421 single-parent households (538 men, 1,883 women).

73.0% of residents of Garfield speak English at home.
24.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $147,347,000 ($3,038 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:

6.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.0

Year house built in Garfield County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Garfield County, Colorado
  • 8212014 or later
  • 5572010 to 2013
  • 6,3782000 to 2009
  • 4,9611990 to 1999
  • 4,0691980 to 1989
  • 3,3131970 to 1979
  • 1,0061960 to 1969
  • 1,1471950 to 1959
  • 4531940 to 1949
  • 1,5951939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Garfield County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Garfield County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Garfield County, Colorado
  • 741 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 3623 rooms
  • 1,7234 rooms
  • 3,1265 rooms
  • 3,6206 rooms
  • 2,1547 rooms
  • 1,6168 rooms
  • 2,3259+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garfield County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garfield County, Colorado
  • 3121 room
  • 3482 rooms
  • 1,0763 rooms
  • 2,0354 rooms
  • 1,8595 rooms
  • 6236 rooms
  • 5427 rooms
  • 1548 rooms
  • 2659+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Garfield County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Garfield County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Garfield County, Colorado
  • 91no bedroom
  • 1991 bedroom
  • 2,2252 bedrooms
  • 7,3143 bedrooms
  • 4,0924 bedrooms
  • 1,0695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garfield County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garfield County, Colorado
  • 335no bedroom
  • 1,0621 bedroom
  • 2,9272 bedrooms
  • 2,0923 bedrooms
  • 6164 bedrooms
  • 1825+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 139no vehicle
  • 2,5441 vehicle
  • 6,0092 vehicles
  • 3,4913 vehicles
  • 1,9534 vehicles
  • 1,0445+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 497no vehicle
  • 2,5771 vehicle
  • 2,6982 vehicles
  • 9723 vehicles
  • 3864 vehicles
  • 1815+ vehicles

85.6% of Garfield County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Colorado.

Garfield County:

85.6%
State average:

82.0%

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

  • This state: 25,707
  • Other state: 25,311
  • Northeast: 3,725
  • Midwest: 8,783
  • South: 5,168
  • West: 7,609
Year householders moved into unit in Garfield County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Garfield County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 72.7%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.5%Utility gas
  • 42.6%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 619
Here:

8.8%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 181
Here:

5.8%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 481
Here:

25.6%
Colorado:

13.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Garfield County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $7,829,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,693,000
    Air Transportation: $806,000
    Parks and Recreation: $613,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,358,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,236,000
    Parks and Recreation: $769,000
    Air Transportation: $307,000
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $59,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,918,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,713,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,246,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,825,000
    Financial Administration: $6,235,000
    Regular Highways: $5,642,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,492,000
    Health - Other: $3,439,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,310,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,371,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,038,000
    Air Transportation: $949,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $78,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $65,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,057,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,128,000
    Health and Hospitals: $287,000
    Highways: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $944,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $5,082,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $2,039,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $1,114,000
    Other - Transit Utilities: $703,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $163,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,156,000
    Health and Hospitals: $231,000
    Highways: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,610,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,367,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,093,000
    Sale of Property: $841,000
    Royalties: $263,000
    Rents: $205,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $83,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,969,000
    General Public Building: $1,305,000
    Financial Administration: $405,000
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000
    Police Protection: $178,000
    Air Transportation: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $126,085,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,630,000
    Public Welfare: $1,059,000
    General Local Government Support: $900,000
    Other: $734,000
    Health and Hospitals: $713,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,494,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,671,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,297,000

Garfield County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $7,829,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,693,000
    Air Transportation: $806,000
    Parks and Recreation: $613,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,358,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,236,000
    Parks and Recreation: $769,000
    Air Transportation: $307,000
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $59,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,918,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,713,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,246,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,825,000
    Financial Administration: $6,235,000
    Regular Highways: $5,642,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,492,000
    Health - Other: $3,439,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,310,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,371,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,038,000
    Air Transportation: $949,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $78,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $65,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,057,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,128,000
    Health and Hospitals: $287,000
    Highways: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $944,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $5,082,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $2,039,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $1,114,000
    Other - Transit Utilities: $703,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $163,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,156,000
    Health and Hospitals: $231,000
    Highways: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,610,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,367,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,093,000
    Sale of Property: $841,000
    Royalties: $263,000
    Rents: $205,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $83,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,969,000
    General Public Building: $1,305,000
    Financial Administration: $405,000
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000
    Police Protection: $178,000
    Air Transportation: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $126,085,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,630,000
    Public Welfare: $1,059,000
    General Local Government Support: $900,000
    Other: $734,000
    Health and Hospitals: $713,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,494,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,671,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,297,000

Garfield County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $7,829,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,693,000
    Air Transportation: $806,000
    Parks and Recreation: $613,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,358,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,236,000
    Parks and Recreation: $769,000
    Air Transportation: $307,000
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $59,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,918,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,713,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,246,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,825,000
    Financial Administration: $6,235,000
    Regular Highways: $5,642,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,492,000
    Health - Other: $3,439,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,310,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,371,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,038,000
    Air Transportation: $949,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $78,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $65,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,057,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,128,000
    Health and Hospitals: $287,000
    Highways: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $944,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $5,082,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $2,039,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $1,114,000
    Other - Transit Utilities: $703,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $163,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,156,000
    Health and Hospitals: $231,000
    Highways: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,610,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,367,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,093,000
    Sale of Property: $841,000
    Royalties: $263,000
    Rents: $205,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $83,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,969,000
    General Public Building: $1,305,000
    Financial Administration: $405,000
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000
    Police Protection: $178,000
    Air Transportation: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $126,085,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,630,000
    Public Welfare: $1,059,000
    General Local Government Support: $900,000
    Other: $734,000
    Health and Hospitals: $713,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,494,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,671,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,297,000

Garfield County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $7,829,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,693,000
    Air Transportation: $806,000
    Parks and Recreation: $613,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,358,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,236,000
    Parks and Recreation: $769,000
    Air Transportation: $307,000
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $59,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,918,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,713,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,246,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,825,000
    Financial Administration: $6,235,000
    Regular Highways: $5,642,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,492,000
    Health - Other: $3,439,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,310,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,371,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,038,000
    Air Transportation: $949,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $78,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $65,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,057,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,128,000
    Health and Hospitals: $287,000
    Highways: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $944,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $5,082,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $2,039,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $1,114,000
    Other - Transit Utilities: $703,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $163,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,156,000
    Health and Hospitals: $231,000
    Highways: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,610,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,610,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,367,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,093,000
    Sale of Property: $841,000
    Royalties: $263,000
    Rents: $205,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $83,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,969,000
    General Public Building: $1,305,000
    Financial Administration: $405,000
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000
    Police Protection: $178,000
    Air Transportation: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $126,085,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,000,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,630,000
    Public Welfare: $1,059,000
    General Local Government Support: $900,000
    Other: $734,000
    Health and Hospitals: $713,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,494,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,671,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,297,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 260
  • Number of aged recipients: 32
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 228
  • Number of recipients under 18: 33
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 168
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 59
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 101
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 111
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

Garfield County on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"