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Garfield, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Garfield had a population of 530 as of July 1, 2016. Garfield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garfield is located at latitude 36.4563 and longitude -93.9755 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Garfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The Town of Garfield (GNIS ID: 2406542) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Garfield is located within Township 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garfield: Blansett, Blansett Station, Crowell.

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


Total Population 530
Population in Households 530
Population in Familes 458
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 178
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $122,222
Average Home Value $159,036


Median Household Income $45,798
Average Household Income $56,156
Per Capita Income $20,646
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.87% 1.32%
Households 0.89% 1.24%
Families 0.75% 1.14%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas 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 # 294 46th
Population Density1 # 431 20th
Diversity Index2 # 334 38th
Median Household Income # 105 81st
Per Capita Income # 217 60th

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