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People

Total Population 496
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 27%
Employed Population 16+ 216
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 51%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,313
% Above Poverty Level 90.6%
% Below Poverty Level 9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42.1%
Median Gross Rent $544
Median House Value $129,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.5%
US/American 0%
English 16.5%
Irish 17.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Garfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles S of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 246 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Whitman
Standard Zip Codes 99130
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.008
Longitude -117.14

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)

Station POTLATCH 3 NNE
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 45 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Station COLFAX
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 62 F
Annual Precip 20 inches
Station POMEROY
Distance 42.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 17.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albion 585 $36,500
Colfax 2,842 $51,767
Farmington 104 $60,625
Oakesdale 543 $50,096
Palouse 1,071 $60,000
Tekoa 824 $49,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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