Rugged alpine vistas and high desert mountains, the perfect place for recreation, wilderness, hot springs and skiing. Powered by natural resources, agriculture, tourism and retail, Garfield County is attracting people of all ages for work, retirement and play.
Garfield County demographics
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Colorado State Demographer Elizabeth Garner shared state data on Garfield County with the commissioners and the community. The data reveals population and data trends for the county, and included economic driver forecasts.
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Garfield County is now home to nearly 60,000 people, according to a recent Colorado Workforce demographical study. The study shows a 3.3 percent unemployment rate, and a median household income of $61,300.