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Garfield is a thriving city located in Bergen County with a population of nearly 30,000 residents. The town is located less than 30 minutes from Manhattan. Garfield is an older, densely populated community with many historic homes and structures. There are many single-family homes throughout the city, as well as multi-family homes, apartments and condominiums.

Garfield is a diverse community with many businesses, parks and office complexes. Several commercial centers offer many fine restaurants, coffee houses, pizza parlors and neighborhood taverns. Midland Avenue and Passaic Street are the two primary commercial streets in Garfield. In addition to restaurants, there are also banks, pharmacies and many delicatessens located along these two thoroughfares.

Garfield is nearby Interstate 80 and the Garden State Parkway. Commuters can drive, take numerous busses from several locations nearby, or ride New Jersey Transit Trains from Garfield Station, from which Hoboken is three stops and Secaucus Junction is two.

The Garfield Public Schools serve students from pre-kindergarten through high school.
Within Garfield there is one preschool, Garfield Preschool, and six K-6 elementary schools. Thomas Jefferson Middle School is for all students in Grades 7 and 8 and students in ninth through twelfth grade attend Garfield High School. Garfield is one of over thirty Abbott School Districts in the State of New Jersey.

With an assortment of entertainment and dining options, a convenient location and a variety of real estate for sale, people looking for homes for sale in Bergen County will find a variety of choices in Garfield.

Garfield is a former textile manufacturing city. Woolen mills have been replaced with other blue collar industries. In Garfield you'll find well maintained owner-occupied houses, many on small lots usually with vegetable gardens in rear, low to moderately priced older homes, strong Italian, Polish, Slovak, Russian, & Hungarian communities, a small but growing Hispanic populatio,; many ethnic food establishments, and many parks & playgrounds. Garfield is located near many shopping malls, especially close to Paramus.

 

General Information:

Town Name:

Garfield

City Hall:

Garfield City Hall

Address:

111 Outwater Lane, Garfield NJ 07026

Phone Number:

973-340-2001

Land Area:

2.08 Sq. miles

Distance to NYC:

10 miles

Town Website:

http://www.garfieldnj.org

Library Website:

http://www.bccls.org

Water Service:

City Water

Gas & Electric:

P.S.E & G

 

Demographics:

Population:

30,169

Population Density / Mile:

14,156

Median Age:

36.91

Number of Households:

11,197

Average Household Size:

3

Households with Children:

3,910

Median Household Income:

$52,989

Median Years in Residence:

3

Annual Residential Turnover:

15

Median Dwelling Age:

51