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Garfield, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Garfield had a population of 542 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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


Total Population 542
Daytime Population: Workers 227
Daytime Population: Residents 294
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 521
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 542
Population in Familes 467
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 182
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $45,902
Average Household Income $56,700
Per Capita Income $20,977


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $151,515
Average Home Value $177,443


Total Households 211
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.06% 1.54%
Households 1.24% 1.56%
Families 1.09% 1.47%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

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, 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 # 288 47th
Population Density # 428 21st
Diversity Index # 332 39th
Median Household Income # 106 81st
Per Capita Income # 259 52nd

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