Demographics

People

Total Population551
Male Share of the Population45%
Female Share of the Population55%
Senior Citizens20%
Employed Population 16+245
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married39.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.3%
Median Earnings25+$40,962
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,205
% Above Poverty Level81.2%
% Below Poverty Level18.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.3%
Median Gross Rent$710
Median House Value$148,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.8%
German18.3%
Irish15.6%
English7.6%
French Except Basque4.9%
Scottish4.7%
Swedish2.4%
Welsh2.4%
Norwegian2.2%
Danishn1.3%
Polish1.3%
South African1.1%
Canadian1.1%
African1.1%
Russian1.1%
Italian0.9%
Croatian0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Slovak0.4%
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Garfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Whitman County
Standard Zip Codes99130
Phone Area Codes509
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude46.99
Approximate Longitude-117.16

Garfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPOTLATCH 3 NNE
Distance12.8 miles
Jan Temp22 to 36 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp45 to 80 F
Oct Temp31 to 60 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches
StationCOLFAX
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 37 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp50 to 83 F
Oct Temp33 to 62 F
Annual Precip20 inches
StationPOMEROY
Distance42.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 40 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp53 to 86 F
Oct Temp36 to 63 F
Annual Precip17.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albion716$73,654
Colfax2,878$70,469
Farmington115$53,750
Oakesdale447$61,607
Palouse955$83,824
Tekoa742$59,432

Garfield Public Schools

Garfield Elementary
810 North Third Street
ZIP: 99130
(509) 635-1331
Primary
Total Enrollment 51
Garfield Middle School
810 N Third Street
ZIP: 99130
(509) 878-1921
Middle
Total Enrollment 26
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