Garfield County NE Information


Garfield County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,010
Daytime Population: Workers 1,086
Daytime Population: Residents 1,005
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,091
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 1,958
Population in Familes 1,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $45,029
Average Household Income $55,204
Per Capita Income $25,423


Total Housing Units 1,209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 644 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $120,915
Average Home Value $134,200


Total Households 918
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 561
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 -0.26% -0.46%
Households -0.25% -0.35%
Families -0.48% -0.5%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.73%


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, 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 # 75 20th
Population Density # 71 25th
Diversity Index # 89 5th
Median Household Income # 68 28th
Per Capita Income # 71 25th

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