Garfield is a tiny town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 524 people and just one neighborhood, Garfield is the 236th largest community in Arkansas.
Real Estate Prices
Garfield real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Garfield house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Garfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Garfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Garfield is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Garfield who work in office and administrative support (19.60%), teaching (11.06%) and sales jobs (8.54%).
Also of interest is that Garfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.67% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Garfield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Garfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Garfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Garfield, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.29 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Garfield is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.