Garfield County is located in north-western Colorado. The County Seat is Glenwood Springs and the largest city is Glenwood Springs. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.garfield-county.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 57,461 and the 2010 census population was 56,389. The land area is 2,947.56 square miles and there are 19.1 persons per square mile.
94.3% of the population is White, 1.2% is Black or African American, 28.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 1.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 85.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 26.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $302,700, there are 20,163 households, an average of 2.76 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,603, the median household income is $57,022, and 11.9% of the persons in Garfield County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 8,595. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,184,677, and sales per capita were $22,367. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.1%.
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