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Garfield, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Garfield is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pawnee County at latitude 38.077 and longitude -99.2444. Pawnee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,077 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Garfield, but most people and references simply refer to it as Garfield, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Garfield indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Garfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Garfield, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 171
Population in Households 171
Population in Familes 142
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 319
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $93,421
Average Home Value $153,814


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $65,177
Per Capita Income $28,689
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.45% -0.71%
Households -2.08% -0.81%
Families 0.95% -0.8%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Garfield, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 462 31st
Population Density1 # 555 17th
Diversity Index2 # 431 36th
Median Household Income # 297 56th
Per Capita Income # 74 89th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.