Garfield County UT Information


Garfield County Subdivisions

Garfield County UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,188
Population in Households 5,017
Population in Familes 4,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 171
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 1,911
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,298
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,402 (35.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 509 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,034 (51.6%)
Median Home Value $172,662
Average Home Value $193,723


Median Household Income $49,905
Average Household Income $59,425
Per Capita Income $22,301
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.07%
Households -0.16% -0.07%
Families -0.24% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Garfield County UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield County to the other 29 counties and county equivalents in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 25 17th
Population Density1 # 29 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 22 28th
Median Household Income # 19 38th
Per Capita Income # 16 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Utah Census Data Comparison Tool.