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Demographics

People

Total Population499
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens22.6%
Employed Population 16+204
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married46.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.2%
Median Earnings25+$35,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$34,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,111

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,438
% Above Poverty Level86%
% Below Poverty Level14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone41.7%
Median Gross Rent$517
Median House Value$134,700

Ancestry

German27.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.4%
Irish17.8%
English16%
French Except Basque6%
Scottish5.2%
Swedish4%
Dutch3.4%
Norwegian2%
Polish1.8%
Danishn1.6%
African1.2%
South African1.2%
Canadian1%
Swiss1%
Italian0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Finnish0.4%
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
Albion691$50,625
Colfax2,851$55,192
Farmington105$65,000
Oakesdale444$51,591
Palouse1,048$72,292
Tekoa866$49,779

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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