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Garfield, Texas - Basic Facts

The Garfield Census Designated Place had a population of 1,946 as of July 1, 2019. 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 30.1874 and longitude -97.5578 in Travis County. The formal boundaries for the Garfield Census Designated Place 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.


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Garfield, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Garfield, TX Housing Affordability Index is 350
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Garfield, TX Wealth Index is 71
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,946
Population in Households 1,946
Population in Familes 1,623
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 163
Diversity Index1 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,910
Average Household Income $71,883
Per Capita Income $23,466
Wealth Index3 71

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 481 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $76,937
Housing Affordability Index2 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 640
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 454
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.48% 1.8%
Households 1.34% 1.69%
Families 1.19% 1.45%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Garfield, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 741 58th
Population Density # 1555 11th
Diversity Index # 134 92nd
Median Household Income # 563 68th
Per Capita Income # 946 46th

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