Garfield, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Garfield, Texas - Basic Facts

The Garfield Census Designated Place had a population of 1,961 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Garfield, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,961
Daytime Population: Workers 215
Daytime Population: Residents 1,207
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,422
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,961
Population in Familes 1,633
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 164
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $55,560
Average Household Income $71,660
Per Capita Income $23,532


Total Housing Units 709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 459 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 190 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $72,764
Average Home Value $113,537


Total Households 648
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 460
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.01% 2.36%
Households 1.88% 2.36%
Families 1.7% 2.0%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

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, 2017 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 # 724 59th
Population Density # 1558 11th
Diversity Index # 116 93rd
Median Household Income # 523 70th
Per Capita Income # 883 50th

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