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Garfield, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Garfield is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Emanuel County at latitude 32.6492 and longitude -82.0973. Emanuel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 279 feet.

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

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 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 216
Population in Households 216
Population in Familes 185
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 274
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $120,833
Average Home Value $147,845


Median Household Income $35,809
Average Household Income $42,728
Per Capita Income $16,081
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.71% 1.26%
Households 1.64% 1.3%
Families 3.13% 1.03%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia 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 # 553 12th
Population Density1 # 450 28th
Diversity Index2 # 501 20th
Median Household Income # 341 46th
Per Capita Income # 432 31st

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