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Population (year 2000): 29,786. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,772 (-0.0% change)
Males: 14,514 (48.7%), Females: 15,272 (51.3%)

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $42,748 (year 2000)
Median house value: $161,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Garfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.4%)
  • Hispanic (20.1%)
  • Other race (8.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (24.9%), Italian (19.5%), Irish (6.7%), German (5.5%), United States (2.6%), Arab (2.3%).New Jersey

Elevation: 36 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Garfield,

For population 25 years and over in Garfield

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garfield city

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

39.1% Foreign born (24.9% Europe, 10.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,055 (+11.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ (2.1 miles Passaic, pop. 67,861).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (11.3 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (17.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ Lodi, (1.8 miles NJ (1.9 miles Wallington, Brook, NJ Saddle (1.9 miles Park, NJ (2.0 miles Elmwood NJ (2.1 miles Passaic, Heights, NJ (2.6 miles Hasbrouck NJ (2.6 miles Wood-Ridge, Park, NJ Rochelle (2.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $14,000
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $157,300
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $201,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $141,500
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 40.88 N, Longitude: 74.11 W


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.9%), Retail trade (14.1%), Educational,health and social services (13.5%), Construction (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,641 (-22.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,807 (12.8%)


 

Crime in Garfield by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 3.4 3.4 3.4 0.0
Rapes 1 8 1 1 0 4
    per 100,000 3.4 26.9 3.4 3.4 0.0 13.4
Robberies 24 26 21 18 27 28
    per 100,000 80.6 87.3 70.5 60.4 90.6 94.0
Assaults 19 23 26 18 27 41
    per 100,000 63.8 77.2 87.3 60.4 90.6 137.6
Burglaries 135 145 135 92 92 135
    per 100,000 453.2 486.8 453.2 308.9 308.9 453.2
Thefts 431 380 453 346 372 294
    per 100,000 1447.0 1275.8 1520.8 1161.6 1248.9 987.0
Auto thefts 130 95 110 107 140 107
    per 100,000 436.4 318.9 369.3 359.2 470.0 359.2
162.8 163.0 165.4 131.7 157.9 161.0

Average climate in Garfield, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Garfield,

Garfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Garfield city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1962, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Luis Castillo - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Aug 4, 1983), Wayne Chrebet - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Aug 14, 1973).


Hospitals/medical centers near Garfield:
  • BETH ISRAEL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; PASSAIC, NJ)
  • GENERAL HOSPITAL CENTER AT PASSAIC (about 3 miles; PASSAIC, NJ)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; PASSAIC, NJ)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Garfield:
  • TETERBORO (about 5 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 15 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 15 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Garfield:
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 7 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 11 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: 3N4)
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 12 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)

Amtrak stations near Garfield:
  • 11 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garfield:
  • PASSAIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; PATERSON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,452)
  • BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; PARAMUS, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,733)
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 7 miles; TEANECK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (about 10 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,134)
  • HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; JERSEY CITY, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,630)
  • SAINT PETERS COLLEGE (about 11 miles; JERSEY CITY, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,643)
Public high school in Garfield:
  • GARFIELD HIGH (Students: 1,181; Location: 125 OUTWATER LANE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Garfield:
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON MIDDLE (Students: 674; Location: ALPINE ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WASHINGTON IRVING (Students: 459; Location: MADONNA PLACE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • COLUMBUS (Students: 435; Location: CEDAR ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ROOSEVELT (Students: 369; Location: ROOSEVELT #7 LINCOLN PLACE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LINCOLN (Students: 360; Location: PALISADE AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WOODROW WILSON (Students: 355; Location: 205 OUTWATER LANE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PRE-K ANNEX (Students: 215; Location: 161 LANZA AVENUE; Grades: PK - PK)
  • SCHOOL #10 (Students: 184; Location: 99 MARSELLUS PLACE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PRE-K SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: 454 OUTWATER LANE; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Garfield:
  • GARFIELD CATHOLIC/MT VIRGIN (Students: 207; Location: 200 MACARTHUR AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GARFIELD CATHOLIC/ST STANISLAU (Students: 154; Location: 210 LANZA AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • NORTHEAST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 39; Location: 145 MAIN ST/BOX 206; Grades: PK - 7)
Library in Garfield:
  • GARFIELD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $706,980; Location: 500 MIDLAND AVENUE; 83,027 books; 1,528 audio materials; 910 video materials; 146 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Garfield: Garfield Station (A), Breslin Auditorium (B).

Churches in Garfield include: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Saint Stanislaus Kostka Church (B), Friendship Baptist Church (C), Our Lady of Sorrows Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E).

Lake: Dahnerts Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Saddle River (A), Fleischer Brook (B).

Parks in Garfield include: Belmont Hill Park (1), Dahnert's Lake County Park (2).


Garfield compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Garfield:
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
Strongest FM radio stations in Garfield:
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Garfield:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

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