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Garwood is a borough in Union County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for Samuel Garwood, president of the Garwood Land & Improvement Company
The latitude of Garwood is 40.659N. The longitude is -74.323W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 85 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,165.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Garwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Union County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07027 ZIP code.
12% of Garwood residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Garwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Garwood was $26,944, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Garwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Garwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $808. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,607.
Libraries in Garwood include Garwood Free Public Library ... View libraries
Union County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garwood political report.
The average commute time for Garwood workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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