Nationwide Claims to Fame

Garfield is 42nd out of 6,406 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Garfield is 49th out of 6,405 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Statewide Claims to Fame

Garfield is 12th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Garfield is 14th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Foreign born residents

Garfield is 16th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Garfield, New Jersey Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Garfield Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 30,872 25th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.1 183rd 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 14,524.5 12th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Garfield Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 6.9% 53rd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.3% 116th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.2% 193rd 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Garfield Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.2% 214th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.9% 210th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Garfield Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 76.7% 139th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.5% 92nd 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 53rd 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.2% 195th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 242nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.3% 68th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 32.2% 32nd 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 58.9% 179th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Garfield Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 52.3% 49th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 42.0% 14th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Garfield Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 11,788 28th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 77.6% 16th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 11,264 27th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 40.5% 226th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $357,200 127th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.7 121st 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Garfield Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $24,748 216th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $51,233 221st $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 10.7% 61st 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Garfield Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,228 23rd 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $151,971 88th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $5,258 142nd $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $22,927 64th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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