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Garfield, Texas - Basic Facts

The Garfield Census Designated Place had a population of 1,887 as of July 1, 2016. Garfield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garfield is located at latitude 30.2035 and longitude -97.5624 in Travis County. The formal boundaries for the Garfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Travis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Garfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408282) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Garfield Census Designated Place is located within Austin Division of Travis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Garfield, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,887
Population in Households 1,887
Population in Familes 1,574
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 158
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 621
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 441
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 437 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $67,831
Average Home Value $98,398


Median Household Income $55,320
Average Household Income $70,902
Per Capita Income $23,140
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.7% 2.53%
Households 1.49% 2.39%
Families 1.29% 2.13%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 743 58th
Population Density1 # 1564 11th
Diversity Index2 # 114 94th
Median Household Income # 471 73rd
Per Capita Income # 807 54th

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