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Demographics Analysis

The people of Garfield County, Washington give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Garfield County, Washington)

Male:

Under 5 years : 53

5 to 9 years : 65

10 to 14 years : 46

15 to 17 years : 35

18 and 19 years : 56

20 years : 58

21 years : 13

22 to 24 years : 60

25 to 29 years : 37

30 to 34 years : 40

35 to 39 years : 36

40 to 44 years : 61

45 to 49 years : 65

50 to 54 years : 95

55 to 59 years : 70

60 and 61 years : 34

62 to 64 years : 49

65 and 66 years : 38

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 32

75 to 79 years : 51

80 to 84 years : 39

85 years and over : 39

Female:

Under 5 years : 65

5 to 9 years : 47

10 to 14 years : 50

15 to 17 years : 32

18 and 19 years : 23

20 years : 0

21 years : 2

22 to 24 years : 16

25 to 29 years : 38

30 to 34 years : 36

35 to 39 years : 60

40 to 44 years : 44

45 to 49 years : 96

50 to 54 years : 102

55 to 59 years : 91

60 and 61 years : 58

62 to 64 years : 17

65 and 66 years : 29

67 to 69 years : 23

70 to 74 years : 40

75 to 79 years : 68

80 to 84 years : 39

85 years and over : 65


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Garfield County, Washington)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,211

Multiple ancestry : 686

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 3

Ancestry not reported : 229


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Garfield County, Washington)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,006

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 11

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 49

Not a U.S. citizen : 63


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Garfield County, Washington)

Total:

Under 5 years : 118

5 to 17 years : 275

18 to 24 years : 228

25 to 34 years : 151

35 to 44 years : 201

45 to 54 years : 358

55 to 59 years : 161

60 and 61 years : 92

62 to 64 years : 66

65 to 74 years : 178

75 years and over : 301

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 17 years : 99

18 to 24 years : 107

25 to 34 years : 79

35 to 44 years : 76

45 to 54 years : 203

55 to 59 years : 74

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 39

65 to 74 years : 71

75 years and over : 158

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 92

5 to 17 years : 159

18 to 24 years : 94

25 to 34 years : 72

35 to 44 years : 106

45 to 54 years : 147

55 to 59 years : 87

60 and 61 years : 63

62 to 64 years : 23

65 to 74 years : 79

75 years and over : 130

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 4

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 17 years : 13

18 to 24 years : 20

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 19

45 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 28

75 years and over : 13


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Garfield County, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 504

Female : 450

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 534

Female : 518

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 11

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 39

Female : 73


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Garfield County, Washington)

Born in state of residence : 923

Born in other state in the United States : 1,049

Native: born outside the United States : 11

Foreign born : 104


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Garfield County, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 191

Now married, except separated : 513

Divorced : 79

Separated : 0

Widowed : 88

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 157

Now married, except separated : 487

Divorced : 104

Separated : 2

Widowed : 79

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 11

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 20

Now married, except separated : 68

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 4


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Garfield County, Washington)

Speak only English : 1,910

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 52

German:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 7


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Garfield County, Washington

  • German: 69   (27.5%)
  • Irish: 43   (17.1%)
  • English: 33   (13.1%)
  • Swedish: 28   (11.2%)
  • Dutch: 18   (7.2%)
  • European: 17   (6.8%)
  • Scandinavian: 11   (4.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 6   (2.4%)
  • Romanian: 5   (2.0%)
  • French Canadian: 5   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 4   (1.6%)
  • Other Groups: 4   (1.6%)
  • Swiss: 4   (1.6%)
  • Italian: 2   (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.8%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Garfield County, Washington is 2,129



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Garfield County, Washington: 1,088
Female Population in Garfield County, Washington: 1,041


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Garfield County, Washington: 44.0
Median Female Resident Age in Garfield County, Washington: 51.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Washington is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Garfield County, Washington


White


Both sexes

50.3

Male

49.5

Female

51.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

60.5

Male

60.5

Female

60.5

Asian


Both sexes

35.2

Male

33.5

Female

35.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

20.0

Male

20.0

Female

22.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.5

Male

21.5

Female

19.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.8

Male

21.8

Female

17.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

50.5

Male

49.6

Female

51.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Garfield County, Washington


  • White: 2,087
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 11
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 31



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Garfield County, Washington citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Garfield County, Washington

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (4.21%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 29   (30.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 5   (5.26%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 21   (22.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 14   (14.74%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 18   (18.95%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (4.21%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 27   (33.75%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 14   (17.5%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 11   (13.75%)
  • Associate Degree: 15   (18.75%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 13   (16.25%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Garfield County, Washington

  • Pomeroy School Dist 110


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 10th & Columbia, Pomeroy, WA 99347, Phone: (509) 843-3393, Students: 379 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Garfield County, Washington

  • Pomeroy Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P.o. Box 950, Pomeroy, WA 99347, Phone: (509) 843-1331, Students: 176 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Garfield County, Washington

  • Pomeroy Jr Sr High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P.o. Box 950, Pomeroy, WA 99347, Phone: (509) 843-1331, Students: 203 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Garfield County, Washington

  • Pomeroy (denny Ashby) Library


    856 Arlington St, Pomeroy, WA 99347

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Garfield County, Washington


  • Anasazi State Park


    460 North Highway 12, Boulder, UT 84716

  • Boulder Heritage Foundation


    465 N Hwy 12, Boulder, UT 84716

  • Chautauqua Council Of Enid Inc


    Po Box 10502, Enid, OK 73703

  • Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center Inc


    507 S 4th St, Enid, OK 73701
    http://www.csrhc.org

  • Crystal River Heritage Association


    832 Serpentine Trail, Carbondale, CO 81623

  • Enid Arts And Sciences Foundation


    Po Box 348, Enid, OK 73703

  • Frontier Historical Society Inc


    1001 Colorado Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
    http://www.glenwoodhistory.com

  • Frontier Historical Society Museum


    1001 Colorado Avenue, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

  • Garfield County Historical Association


    Po Box 261, Pomeroy, WA 99347

  • Garfield County Historical Society


    Po Box 248, Burwell, NE 68823

  • Garfield County Museum


    708 Columbia St, Pomeroy, WA 99347

  • Garfield County Pioneer Association


    Po Box 677, Pomeroy, WA 99347

  • Grand Valley Historical Society


    180 S 2nd Ct, Parachute, CO 81635

  • Kiwanis Tr Fund Inc


    Po Box 769, Enid, OK 73703

  • Lewis And Clark Country Pnr Msm


    800 W Main St, Pomeroy, WA 99347

  • Marble Historical Society


    412 W Main Street, Carbondale, CO 81623
    http://www.marblehistory.org

  • Midgley Museum


    1001 Sequoyah Dr, Enid, OK 73703

  • Museum Of Cherokee Strip


    4125 W Owen K Garriott Rd, Enid, OK 73703

  • New Castle Historical Society


    Po Box 883, New Castle, CO 81647

  • New Ute Theatre Society Inc


    120 W 3rd St, Rifle, CO 81650

  • Pataha Flour Mills


    50 Hutchens Hill Rd, Pomeroy, WA 99347
    http://www.patahaflourmill.com

  • Paunsagaunt Wester Wild


    1940 W State Highway 12, Bryce, UT 84764
    http://www.brycecanyonwildlifemuseum.com

  • Railroad Museum Of Oklahoma Inc


    702 N Washington St, Enid, OK 73701
    http://www.railroadmuseumofoklahoma.org

  • Red Mountain Friends Of Historical Preservation


    109 2nd St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

  • Redstone Historical Society


    102 Firehouse Road, Carbondale, CO 81623

  • Rifle Creek Museum


    337 East Avebye, Rifle, CO 81650

  • Rifle Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 1882, Rifle, CO 81650

  • Shire Horse Foundation


    Po Box 957, Silt, CO 81652

  • Silt Historical Park & Museum


    707 Orchard Ave, Silt, CO 81652

  • Silt Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 401, Silt, CO 81652
    http://www.siltchamber.com

  • Southern Heights Heritage Center & Museum Inc


    616 Leona Mitchell Blvd, Enid, OK 73701

  • The Cayton Ranger Station Foundation


    Po Box 1898, Rifle, CO 81650

  • The Mount Sopris Historical Society


    Po Box 2, Carbondale, CO 81623
    http://www.mtsoprishistoricalsociety.org

  • Waverley Historic District Neighborhood Association Inc


    1405 W Cherokee, Enid, OK 73703

  • Woodring Wall Of Honor And Veterans Park Inc


    1026 S 66th St, Enid, OK 73701

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Garfield County, Washington affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Garfield County, Washington.

Area Features of Garfield County, Washington


Airport


(1) Dye Seed Ranch Inc Airport   (2) Ferrell Field   (3) Scott Seed Farm Airport  

Building


(1) Columbia County Fire District 3 Station 2   (2) Garfield County Sheriff S Office   (3) Pomeroy Fire Department   (4) Pomeroy Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Covello Cemetery   (2) Holy Rosary Cemetery   (3) Owsley Cemetery   (4) Pataha Flat Cemetery   (5) Pioneer Cemetery   (6) Turner Cemetery  

Civil


(1) City Of Pomeroy   (2) Garfield County   (3) Pomeroy Division  

Cliff


(1) Abels Point   (2) Jumpoff Joe  

Dam


(1) Blue Lake Dam   (2) Deer Lake Dam   (3) Rainbow Lake Dam   (4) Spring Lake Dam   (5) Watson Lake Dam  

Flat


(1) Dutch Flat   (2) Pataha Flat  

Hospital


(1) Garfield County Memorial Hospital  

Lake


(1) Baker Pond   (2) Beaver Lake   (3) Blue Lake  

Locale


(1) Alder Thicket Campground   (2) Berlin   (3) Big Spring Campground   (4) Columbia Center   (5) Iron Springs Guard Station   (6) Pataha Campground   (7) Pataha Research Natural Area   (8) Pataha Valley Grange   (9) Powell Camp   (10) Raffertys Ranch Historical   (11) Wooten State Fish Hatchery  

Mine


(1) Red Hill Gravel Pit  

Park


(1) Tucannon Game Reserve Historical   (2) Wooten Game Reserve   (3) Wooten State Wildlife Recreation Area  

Populated Place


(1) Covello   (2) Dodge   (3) Gould City   (4) Houser   (5) Marengo   (6) Mentor   (7) Pataha   (8) Peola   (9) Pomeroy   (10) Rose Springs   (11) Turner   (12) Unfried Historical   (13) Whetstone   (14) Zumwalt  

Reservoir


(1) Deer Lake   (2) Rainbow Lake   (3) Spring Lake   (4) Watson Lake  

Ridge


(1) Abels Ridge   (2) Alpowa Ridge   (3) Darland Ridge   (4) Hopkins Ridge   (5) Knotgrass Ridge   (6) Kuhl Ridge   (7) Palmer Ridge   (8) Scoggin Ridge   (9) Starvout Ridge   (10) Stevens Ridge  

School


(1) Holy Rosary School   (2) Philomathian School   (3) Pomeroy Elementary Junior Senior High School  

Spring


(1) Alder Spring   (2) Alder Thicket Spring   (3) Big Spring   (4) Bihmaier Springs   (5) Butler Spring   (6) Cold Spring   (7) Dresser Spring   (8) Falling Springs   (9) Flerchinger Spring   (10) Government Spring   (11) Iron Springs   (12) Kaufman Springs   (13) Lanzie Spring   (14) Oliphant Spring   (15) Powell Spring   (16) Rose Spring   (17) Ruchert Spring   (18) Sawmill Spring   (19) Seeley Spring   (20) Twin Spring   (21) Twin Springs   (22) Weatherly Spring   (23) Wild Horse Spring   (24) Wolf Spring  

Stream


(1) Cummings Creek   (2) Dry Pataha Creek   (3) North Deadman Creek   (4) North Meadow Creek   (5) South Deadman Creek   (6) South Meadow Creek   (7) Tumalum Creek   (8) Weimer Creek  

Summit


(1) Calloway Hill   (2) Dodge Hill   (3) Goat Mountain   (4) Huckleberry Butte   (5) Tatman Mountain   (6) Wild Horse Hill  

Valley


(1) Arbothknott Canyon   (2) Ben Day Gulch   (3) Benjamin Gulch   (4) Bihmaier Gulch   (5) Blachly Gulch   (6) Brown Gulch   (7) Coyote Canyon   (8) Deadman Gulch   (9) Geiger Gulch   (10) Horseshoe Canyon   (11) Hutchens Gulch   (12) Kidwell Gulch   (13) Lewis Hollow   (14) Linville Gulch   (15) Meadow Gulch   (16) Palmer Canyon   (17) Pine Tree Canyon   (18) Rickman Gulch   (19) Robinson Gulch   (20) Smith Gulch   (21) Spring Gulch   (22) Sweeney Gulch   (23) Tatman Gulch   (24) Waterman Gulch  

Well


(1) Hatten Well  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Garfield County, Washington

99347 (pop. 2,450)


Counties Nearby Garfield County, Washington

Columbia County, WA  (pop. 3,984) 20.1 Miles
Asotin County, WA  (pop. 21,966) 21.9 Miles
Whitman County, WA  (pop. 46,026) 36.2 Miles
Walla Walla County, WA  (pop. 59,481) 45.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Garfield County, Washington

509



Elevation in Garfield County, Washington is 3,071.0 ft. (936.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Garfield County, Washington

Lat: 46.408260 N        Long: -117.549553 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Garfield County, Washington need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Washington

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
  Total Electric Industry 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
  Total Electric Industry 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
  Total Electric Industry 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
  Total Electric Industry 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
  Total Electric Industry 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.23 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 5.10 4.86 2.70 3.66 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 5.10 4.86 2.65 3.66 0.00 4.01
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.19 0.00 0.00 2.19
  Full-Service Providers 5.13 4.86 3.42 3.65 0.00 4.41
  Total Electric Industry 5.13 4.86 3.30 3.65 0.00 4.33
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.66 0.00 0.00 3.66
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 6.17 0.00 0.00 6.17
  Full-Service Providers 5.70 5.45 4.43 4.69 0.00 5.27
  Total Electric Industry 5.70 5.45 4.75 4.69 0.00 5.34
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.54 0.00 0.00 3.54
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 10.07 0.00 0.00 10.07
  Full-Service Providers 6.29 6.11 4.23 4.94 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 6.29 6.11 4.88 4.94 0.00 5.88
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.01 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.57
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 8.47 8.47 0.00 0.00 8.47
  Full-Service Providers 6.31 6.06 4.25 0.00 6.45 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 6.31 6.07 4.76 0.00 6.45 5.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 0.37 0.00 0.00 0.37
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 1,600.00 4.27 0.00 0.00 4.28
  Full-Service Providers 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.89 0.43 0.00 0.00 0.44
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.03 5.21 0.00 0.00 5.17
  Full-Service Providers 6.54 6.33 4.13 0.00 6.44 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 6.54 6.33 4.27 0.00 6.44 5.87
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.93 0.54 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.14 5.66 0.00 0.00 5.62
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.64 4.26 0.00 5.93 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.63 4.44 0.00 5.93 6.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Garfield County, Washington

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 4   (4.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 2   (2.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 11   (11.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 31   (33.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 15   (16.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 16   (17.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 9   (9.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 4   (4.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 2   (2.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Garfield County, Washington)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 587

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 33

In 3-person carpool : 29

In 4-person carpool : 15

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 2

Walked : 74

Other means : 15

Worked at home : 42


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Garfield County, Washington)

Less than 5 minutes : 205

5 to 9 minutes : 166

10 to 14 minutes : 64

15 to 19 minutes : 43

20 to 24 minutes : 92

25 to 29 minutes : 16

30 to 34 minutes : 33

35 to 39 minutes : 24

40 to 44 minutes : 23

45 to 59 minutes : 60

60 to 89 minutes : 29

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Garfield County, Washington)

With Social Security income : 406

No Social Security income : 514


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Garfield County, Washington)

With retirement income : 167

No retirement income : 753


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Garfield County, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 40

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 45

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 54

$35,000 to $39,999 : 34

$40,000 to $44,999 : 38

$45,000 to $49,999 : 53

$50,000 to $59,999 : 91

$60,000 to $74,999 : 41

$75,000 to $99,999 : 112

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Garfield County, Washington)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $47,147


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Garfield County, Washington

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 55  (75.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 0  (0.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 0  (0.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (5.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 27  (54.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 8  (16.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 15  (30.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Garfield County, Washington

Employed: 995
Unemployed: 58



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Garfield County, Washington

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%







There are 178 Farms In Garfield County, Washington


(updated 2008)



Banks In Garfield County, Washington

U.s. Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $384.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Umpqua Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $22m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 363

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Garfield County, Washington

  • Lewiston Nez Perce County


    (about 25.6 miles in Uniontown, Washington; Airport Code: LWS)

  • Pullman Moscow Regional


    (about 31.4 miles in Pullman, Washington; Airport Code: PUW)

  • Walla Walla Regional


    (about 41.5 miles in Walla Walla, Washington; Airport Code: ALW)

  • Connell City


    (about 63.4 miles in Connell, Washington; Airport Code: WQI)

  • Enterprise Municipal


    (about 69.3 miles in Lostine, Oregon; Airport Code: UXV)

  • Tri Cities


    (about 75.3 miles in Pasco, Washington; Airport Code: PSC)

  • Idaho County


    (about 75.4 miles in Grangeville, Idaho; Airport Code: JZY)

  • Othello Municipal


    (about 77.4 miles in Cunningham, Washington; Airport Code: FVH)

  • Pendleton Municipal


    (about 78.8 miles in Cayuse, Oregon; Airport Code: PDT)

  • Eastern Oregon Regional at Pendleton


    (about 79.2 miles in Cayuse, Oregon; Airport Code: PDT)

  • Vista Field


    (about 80.3 miles in Kennewick, Washington; Airport Code: ZXX)

  • La Grande/Union County


    (about 80.3 miles in Cove, Oregon; Airport Code: LGD)

  • Fairchild AFB


    (about 83.5 miles in Fairchild Afb, Washington; Airport Code: SKA)

  • Spokane International


    (about 83.7 miles in Spokane, Washington; Airport Code: GEG)

  • Richland Airport


    (about 84.0 miles in Richland, Washington; Airport Code: RLD)

  • Isaacson


    (about 86.6 miles in Fairchild Afb, Washington; Airport Code: WA4)

  • Felts Field


    (about 88.7 miles in City Of Spokane Valley, Washington; Airport Code: SFF)

  • Hermiston Municipal


    (about 91.2 miles in Hermiston, Oregon; Airport Code: HES)

  • Larson AFB


    (about 94.7 miles in Moses Lake, Washington; Airport Code: LRN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Garfield County, Washington

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

62.60%

Carpooled

11.38%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.44%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

23.58%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Garfield County, Washington, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Garfield County, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 533

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 32

Female householder, no husband present : 56

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 262

Householder not living alone : 37


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Garfield County, Washington)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 26

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 21

All other households : 873


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Garfield County, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 385

Renter-occupied housing units : 148

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5

Renter-occupied housing units : 27

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 40

Renter-occupied housing units : 16

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 226

Renter-occupied housing units : 73


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Garfield County, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 48

$10,000 to $14,999 : 96

$15,000 to $19,999 : 70

$20,000 to $24,999 : 80

$25,000 to $29,999 : 40

$30,000 to $34,999 : 54

$35,000 to $39,999 : 70

$40,000 to $44,999 : 62

$45,000 to $49,999 : 53

$50,000 to $59,999 : 116

$60,000 to $74,999 : 51

$75,000 to $99,999 : 112

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 22

$200,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Garfield County, Washington)

Total : 1,250


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Garfield County, Washington)

Occupied : 920

Vacant : 330


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Garfield County, Washington)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Garfield County, Washington)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 17

Built 1990 to 1999 : 143

Built 1980 to 1989 : 67

Built 1970 to 1979 : 134

Built 1960 to 1969 : 127

Built 1950 to 1959 : 79

Built 1940 to 1949 : 111

Built 1939 or earlier : 572


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Garfield County, Washington)

Utility gas : 9

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 78

Electricity : 549

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 196

Coal or coke : 3

Wood : 65

Solar energy : 3

Other fuel : 17

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Garfield County, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 19

$40,000 to $49,999 : 32

$50,000 to $59,999 : 50

$60,000 to $69,999 : 32

$70,000 to $79,999 : 37

$80,000 to $89,999 : 51

$90,000 to $99,999 : 32

$100,000 to $124,999 : 102

$125,000 to $149,999 : 65

$150,000 to $174,999 : 32

$175,000 to $199,999 : 42

$200,000 to $249,999 : 81

$250,000 to $299,999 : 25

$300,000 to $399,999 : 19

$400,000 to $499,999 : 8

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 4

$1,000,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Garfield County, Washington)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 7

Home equity loan only : 19

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 254

Housing units without a mortgage : 376


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Garfield County, Washington)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $115,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $220,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $97,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $115,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $79,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $95,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $112,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Garfield County, Washington: 65.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Washington: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Garfield County, Washington

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 5 5 $328,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $328,000
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $100,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $100,000
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 1 1 $185,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $185,000
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 2 2 $250,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $250,000
2005        
  Single Family 6 6 $248,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $248,500
2006        
  Single Family 18 18 $1,405,541
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $1,405,541


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Garfield County, WA): $49,688
Median Household Income In 2000 (Washington): $45,776


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Garfield County): $150,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Washington): $158,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Garfield County, Washington

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 12.4%
Electricity: 41.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 25.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 17.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 3.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Garfield County, Washington

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Garfield County): $225
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Washington): $663
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Garfield County): $646


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Garfield County, Washington are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Garfield County, Washington

St Mary Medical Center Hh


     Address: 380 Chase, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 1/28/1975

Adventist Health/home Care Svs


     Address: 17 North 2nd Avenue, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/27/1985

Tri State Memorl Hosp Hh & Hp


     Address: 1100 Highland Avenue, Clarkston, Washington 99403
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/1/1997

St Joseph Rmc Home Health


     Address: 1250 Idaho Street, Lewiston, Idaho 83501
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 3/16/1981

Gritman Home Health


     Address: 700 South Main Street, Moscow, Idaho 83843
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/22/1972

Hospitals Close To Garfield County, Washington

St Mary Medical Center


     Address: 401 W Poplar St, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Walla Walla General Hospital


     Address: 1025 S Second Ave, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Tri-state Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1221 Highland Avenue, Clarkston, Washington 99403
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

St Joseph Regional Medical Center


     Address: 415 Sixth Street, Lewiston, Idaho 83501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Pullman Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1125 Ne Washington Avenue, Pullman, Washington 99163
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Garfield County, Washington

Garfield County Hospital, Ltcu


     Address: 66 North 6th Street, Pomeroy, Washington 99347
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 17
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Park Manor Rehabilitation Ctr


     Address: 1710 Plaza Way, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Regency At The Park


     Address: 420 Southeast Myra Road, College Place, Washington 99324
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 81
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Washington Odd Fellows Home


     Address: 534 Boyer Avenue, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 111
     Percent Occupied: 95%

St Mary Medical Center T.c.u.


     Address: 401 West Poplar Street, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 10
     Percent Occupied: 71%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Garfield County, Washington

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 84 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Garfield County, Washington

    Retired Workers: 400
    Disabled Workers: 75
    Widowers Workers: 75
    Spouses Workers: 55
    Children Workers: 50


(updated 2007)



Garfield County, Washington Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 27.65%
  • Bush & Cheney 70.83%
  • Other 1.51%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Garfield County, Washington citizens.

Relocation to Garfield County, WA

7.10 % of Garfield County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,291

Washington Average 7.86 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Garfield County, WA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

Relocation away from Garfield County, WA

8.16 % of Garfield County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,859

Washington Average 7.07 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Garfield County, WA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Asotin County , WA 1.40 % ($27,091 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Washington

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Washington

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Garfield County, Washington is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Garfield County, Washington


On 03/14/1966, a tornado touched down 13.5 miles from the center of Garfield County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 01/16/2000, a tornado touched down 22.32 miles from the center of Garfield County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Garfield County, Washington

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
06/15/1999, 05:45 pm 0 0 $5K $10K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
01/16/2000, 10:37 am 0 0 $60K --
07/09/1995, 04:00 pm 0 0 -- $3M
07/06/1995, 03:00 pm 0 0 -- $140K
         



Tornados In Garfield County, Washington

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1966-03-14 1 13 2 0 0 $3K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Garfield County, Washington directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Washington

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,557 18,790 19,798 20,016 19,112 20,403 20,183 21,008 18,270 18,712


(updated 2014)



Jails in Garfield County, Washington


  • Garfield County Jail


    789 West Main Street, Pomeroy, WA 99347
    Capacity: 16
    Confined: 9
    Avg. Population: 8
    Year Built: 1901
    Year Renovated: 2003


(updated 2006)



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