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Garfield is a city in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after President James A. Garfield
The latitude of Garfield is 40.881N. The longitude is -74.113W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,701.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Garfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bergen County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bergen-Passaic area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07026 ZIP code.
5% of Garfield residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Garfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Garfield was $19,530, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Garfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Garfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $694. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,484.
Libraries in Garfield include Garfield Free Public Library ... View libraries
Bergen County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garfield political report.
The average commute time for Garfield workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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