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Garfield Jobs Overview

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140,902
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
32k
Population

Garfield has the 977th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 4.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Garfield is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Garfield is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Garfield is $334,300, which is above the national average. 18% of workers in Garfield hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 82% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Garfield. 66% of Garfield workers drive to work alone, 15% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Garfield spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.