Garfield, WA Population

Population: 641. Estimated population in July 2020: 632 (-1.4% change)
Males: 321 (50.1%), Females: 320 (49.9%)

Whitman County

Zip code: 99130

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $36,250
Median house value: $79,300

Races in Garfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)

Ancestries: German (24.3%), English (19.3%), Irish (14.4%), United States (8.0%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%), French (4.1%).

Elevation: 2467 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Garfield

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garfield town

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+15.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Garfield:

  • PULLMAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; PULLMAN, WA)
  • WHITMAN HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; COLFAX, WA)
  • GRITMAN MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; MOSCOW, ID)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Garfield:

  • PULLMAN/MOSCOW REGIONAL (about 20 miles; PULLMAN/MOSCOW,ID, WA; Abbreviation: PUW)
  • LEWISTON-NEZ PERCE COUNTY (about 46 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Abbreviation: LWS)
  • SPOKANE INTL (about 50 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: GEG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Garfield:

  • WILLARD FIELD (about 18 miles; TEKOA, WA; Abbreviation: 73S)
  • WHITMAN CO MEMORIAL (about 21 miles; COLFAX, WA; Abbreviation: S94)
  • ROSALIA MUNI (about 25 miles; ROSALIA, WA; Abbreviation: 72S)
Amtrak stations near Garfield:

  • 18 miles: COLFAX (610 S. MAIN ST.) – Bus Station
  • 19 miles: PULLMAN (1002 NYE ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garfield:

  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 34 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 44 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,213)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,564)
Public primary/middle schools in Garfield:

  • GARFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: 810 N THIRD STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GARFIELD ELEMENTARY (Students: 44; Location: 810 NORTH THIRD STREET; Grades: PK – 05)