Garfield is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 345 people and just one neighborhood, Garfield is the 450th largest community in Minnesota. Garfield has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Real Estate Prices
Garfield real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Garfield house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Garfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Garfield is a city 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 (21.92%), sales jobs (8.22%) and teaching (6.16%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Garfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Garfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Garfield has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Garfield has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Garfield than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Garfield may be for you.
One of the benefits of Garfield is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.80 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Garfield is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.