Garfield County NE Information


Garfield County Subdivisions

Garfield County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,042
Population in Households 1,990
Population in Familes 1,594
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $43,429
Average Household Income $54,663
Per Capita Income $25,076


Total Housing Units 1,196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 616 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 267 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $123,381
Average Home Value $137,906


Total Households 929
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 569
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 -0.04% -0.19%
Households -0.08% -0.13%
Families -0.25% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


Garfield County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 75 20th
Population Density # 71 25th
Diversity Index # 89 5th
Median Household Income # 68 28th
Per Capita Income # 71 25th

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