Nebraska Garfield County Public Schools

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Overview for Garfield County, NE
Map of Garfield County, NEGarfield County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 570.0 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 3.2 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 21.1%. On the 2000 census form, 99.5% of the population reported only one race, with 0.0% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.0% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.27 persons compared to an average family size of 2.88 persons.

In 2005 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $15,856. Per capita income grew by 32.9% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 1,816 Covered Employment 762
Growth (%) since 1990 -15.2% Average wage per job $18,657
Households (2000) 813 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 12.1%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 1,065 Average wage per job $22,558
Unemployment Rate (2005) 2.9 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $28,587 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $29,550 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County 15.1%
Poverty Rate (2003) 11.5 Average wage per job $15,695
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 81.1 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County D
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 13.4 Average wage per job D

1. BURWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 204 S 4th, Burwell, NE 68823
Phone: (308) 346-4431
County: Garfield County
Enrollment: 179
Grades: PK-6

2. BURWELL JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 190 I St, Burwell, NE 68823
Phone: (308) 346-4150
County: Garfield County
Enrollment: 174
Grades: 7-12

3. DISTRICT 70 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Hc 80, Burwell, NE 68823
Phone: (308) 348-2271
County: Garfield County
Enrollment: 10
Grades: PK-8

4. RICHLAND SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 277, Burwell, NE 68823
Phone: (308) 346-4642
County: Garfield County
Enrollment: 10
Grades: PK-6