Garfield, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,698 housing units in Garfield. This represents a 2.1% growth from 11,458 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 11,698 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Garfield is about 40.2%. Garfield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.8%. Average household size is 2.64 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Garfield were built after 1950.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom22.50%
Two Bedrooms43.90%
Three Bedrooms23.30%
Four Bedrooms6.50%
Five Bedrooms or more2.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.07
Median year structure was built1944
Median Value of occupied units$161,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$165,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1952
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$794

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.60%
Home Equity Loan5.60%
Simple Mortgage45.20%
Debt Free42.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs24.6%