Garfield County Information

Garfield in Colorado occupies 2,956 square miles and has a 2006 population of 51,908, a change from a 2000 population of 43,794 and 29,974 in 1990. 13.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.9% percent is 25-35, and 15.3% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 130 acts of violent crime reported in Garfield in 2004, a change from 77 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 975 people: 2.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.7%.

Read more about Garfield, Colorado in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyGarfield 
StateColorado 
Land Area2,956 sq. milesRanked 188 of 3,140
Population 200651,908Ranked 930 of 3,140
Population 200549,772 
Population 200043,794Ranked 1,020 of 3,140
Population 199029,974Ranked 1,299 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion96.9% 
African American.7% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American.7% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.5% 
Population 5 to 1414.3% 
Population 15 to 2413.2% 
Population 25 to 3415.9% 
Population 35 to 4415.3% 
Population 45 to 5415% 
Population 55 to 649.2% 
Population 65 to 744.8% 
Population 75 and up3.9% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes13077
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes9 
Robberies8 
Aggravated Assaults113 
Total Property Crimes1,3751,139
Burglaries263 
Larceny Thefts1,014 
Motor Vehicle Thefts98 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population33,64624,849
Unemployed Population975668
Unemployment Rate2.9%2.7%

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