Garfield is a city in Whitman County, Washington, United States. Take a look below for 10 fun and interesting facts about Garfield, Washington, United States.
1. The population was 597 at the 2010 census, down from 641 in 2000.
2. Garfield was founded in the early 1880s by Samuel J. Tant, who named the town after James A. Garfield, the 20th President of the United States.
3. Garfield is located at 47°0′33″N 117°8′31″W (47.009053, -117.141814).
4. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.88 square miles (2.28 km2), all of it land.
5. As of the census of 2010, there were 597 people, 279 households, and 164 families living in the town. The population density was 678.4 inhabitants per square mile (261.9/km2).
6. There were 311 housing units at an average density of 353.4 per square mile (136.4/km2).
7. The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.
8. There were 279 households, of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.2% were non-families.
9. 36.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.71.
10. The median age in the town was 46.3 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 31.2% were from 45 to 64; and 20.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.