Farwell, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 865 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 
Males: 414  (48.0%)
Females: 451  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

48.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48622.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,220 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Farwell:

$30,220
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,328 (it was $19,870 in 2000)

Farwell village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,461 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Farwell:

$80,461
MI:

$155,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $621.

March 2019 cost of living index in Farwell: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.1%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 94.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Farwell, MI (2010)
    • 83796.1%White alone
    • 161.8%Hispanic
    • 60.7%American Indian alone
    • 50.6%Black alone
    • 50.6%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Farwell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Farwell, Michigan as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Farwell is 27 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (31.6%), American (13.2%), Irish (13.2%), English (6.4%), Italian (3.1%), Greek (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1180 feet

Land area: 1.38 square miles.

Population density: 628 people per square mile   (low).

Farwell, Michigan map

5 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Michigan:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,144 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $924 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (54.1 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (134.1 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (198.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Clare, MI (2.3 miles ),
Loomis, MI (3.2 miles ),
Rosebush, MI (3.3 miles ),
Weidman, MI (3.3 miles ),
Beal City, MI (3.4 miles ),
Harrison, MI (3.6 miles ),
Lake Isabella, MI (3.9 miles ),
Coleman, MI (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.84 N, Longitude: 84.87 W

Area code: 989

Distribution of median household income in Farwell, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Farwell, MI in 2017
Farwell satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
Michigan:

4.4%
Most common industries in Farwell, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.0%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Farwell, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)

Average climate in Farwell, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Farwell-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the Farwell village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the village center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Farwell-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 279.3 miles away from Farwell center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 243.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 229.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 404.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 244.1 miles away from Farwell center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clare County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Farwell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Farwell:

  • ARDIS NURSING HOME (2532 CADILLAC DRIVE)
  • NORTH WOODS NURSING CENTER (2532 CADILLAC DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Farwell:

  • MIDMICHIGAN MEDICAL CENTER-CLARE Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; CLARE, MI)
  • TENDERCARE CLARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CLARE, MI)
  • MT PLEASANT REGIONAL CENTER (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI)

Airports located in Farwell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farwell:

  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 11 miles; Harrison, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,653)
  • Central Michigan University (about 18 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Ferris State University (about 33 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 33 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Delta College (about 49 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 50 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 69 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,081)

Public high schools in Farwell:

Public elementary/middle schools in Farwell:

See full list of schools located in Farwell

Library in Farwell:

  • SURREY TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $248,553; Location: 105 EAST MICHIGAN STREET; 30,361 books; 1,259 audio materials; 797 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Farwell: Farwell Station (A), Surrey Township Public Library (B), Farwell Historical Museum (C), Surrey Township Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Farwell include: Trinity Baptist Church (A), Farwell United Methodist Church (B), Farwell Community Church (C), Community of Christ Church (D), Farwell Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Mill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Overton Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clare County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Farwell and their reported violations in the past:

JARED'S EXPRESS MART (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PIZZA KING (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
POHL'S MARKET (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Farwell that have no violations reported:

  • FARWELL, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 855, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIVING HOPE LUTHERAN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE BIRCH LAKES CLUBHOUSE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MMCAA FARWELL CAPS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE BIRCH LAKES (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MID MICHIGAN HEALTH DEVELOPMENT ASSOC. (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

61.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
4 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Farwell (2011 data):

  • Chemical Bank: Farwell Branch at 2370 West Ludington Drive, branch established on 1981/09/08. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • Isabella Bank: Farwell Branch at 399 West Main Street, branch established on 1919/09/19. Info updated 2008/04/07: Bank assets: $1,284.4 mil, Deposits: $960.9 mil, headquarters in Mount Pleasant, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Isabella Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Farwell:

Marital status in Farwell, MI
  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

For population 25 years and over in Farwell:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Farwell
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Farwell, MI (based on Clare County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,32335
Catholic4,9982
Mainline Protestant1,0675
Other5736
None18,965-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
This county:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Clare County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Clare County:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clare County:

9.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Farwell:

45.7%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Farwell:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Farwell:

12.0%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Farwell:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Farwell:

36.1%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Farwell:

55.6%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.7%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Farwell, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,630$31,5601$761
Streets and Highways 1$3,652$43,8240$0
Water Supply 1$2,864$34,3680$0
Sewerage 1$2,923$35,0760$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$908
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$584
Totals for Government 4$12,069$36,20710$2,253

Farwell government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $378,000 ($436.99)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($130.64)
    Water Utilities: $104,000 ($120.23)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($82.08)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($50.87)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($12.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($9.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($9.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($58.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $26,000 ($30.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $198,000 ($228.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($34.68)

Farwell government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $163,000 ($188.44)
    Other: $23,000 ($26.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $61,000 ($70.52)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($20.81)
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($16.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($5.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $148,000 ($171.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $186,000 ($215.03)
  • Tax - Property: $224,000 ($258.96)

Farwell government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,150,000 ($2485.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,080,000 ($2404.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,000 ($79.77)

Farwell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,294,000 ($1495.95)

7.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Isabella County, MI  1.49% ($32,025 average AGI)
to Midland County, MI  0.48% ($31,423)
to Gladwin County, MI  0.45% ($30,041)

Businesses in Farwell, MI

  • Rite Aid: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Farwell:

  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKKM (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HARRISON, MI; Owner: LAURIE L. FOSTER)
  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5 kW; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMMI (830 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHEPHERD, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Farwell:

  • WCFX (95.3 FM; CLARE, MI; Owner: GOLDSEN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCEN-FM (94.5 FM; HEMLOCK, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WVXH (92.1 FM; HARRISON, MI; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WEJC (88.3 FM; WHITE STAR, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: COLTRACE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGDN-FM (103.1 FM; GLADWIN, MI; Owner: APPLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCZY-FM (104.3 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMHW-FM (91.5 FM; MT. PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WMRX-FM (97.7 FM; BEAVERTON, MI; Owner: STEEL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCMU-FM (89.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIV. BD OF TRUSTES)
  • WPRJ (101.7 FM; COLEMAN, MI; Owner: COME TOGETHER MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Farwell:

  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WBWM-LP (Channel 32; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W61DK (Channel 61; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W60CO (Channel 60; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W61CS (Channel 61; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50CD (Channel 50; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36CE (Channel 36; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFQX-TV (Channel 33; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • W46CR (Channel 46; SAGINAW/MIDLAND, MI; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • W52CO (Channel 52; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Farwell fatal accident list:

Feb 23, 2004 08:08 PM, Sr-115, Lat: 43.835430, Lon: -84.870932, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jun 25, 2001 10:41 AM, Sr-115, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 13, 1990 05:05 PM, 10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.2mTotal length
  • $252,000Total costs
  • 43,952Total average daily traffic
  • 3,764Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,383Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Farwell)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 5704 W Ludington Dr (Lat: 43.858361 Lon: -84.978361), Call Sign: WNBT619, Licensee ID: L00106956,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.4200 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/1999, Expiration Date: 02/12/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2002, Registrant: County Of Clare, 255 W Main St, Harrison, MI 48625, Phone: (517) 539-7166
  • 5704 W Ludington Dr (Lat: 43.858361 Lon: -84.978361), Call Sign: WNCD537,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2005, Expiration Date: 03/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2015, Registrant: Clare County Sheriff Dept, 255 W Main, Harrison, MI 48625, Phone: (989) 539-7166, Fax: (989) 539-5721, Email:
  • 109 S Hall St (Lat: 43.834750 Lon: -84.866694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: WPNP893,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2014, Expiration Date: 04/27/2024, Certifier: Nancy Thrush, Registrant: Village Of Farwell Dpw, 225 S Hall, Farwell, MI 48622, Phone: (989) 588-9926, Fax: (989) 588-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 43.850056 Lon: -84.870944, Call Sign: WQKX694,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.562 MHz, 456.562 MHz, 451.637 MHz, 456.637 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2009, Expiration Date: 10/20/2019, Certifier: James Halstead, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FARWELL, Lat: 43.861806 Lon: -84.865611, Call Sign: WQFP382,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHz, Grant Date: 07/12/2016, Expiration Date: 08/30/2026, Certifier: Aaron Moline, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Farwell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1631E , Serial Number: 17271073, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/12/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Michael L Smith, 8025 Finley Lake Rd, Farwell, MI 48622
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3034N , Serial Number: 13292, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Arnold C Wallace, Po Box 154, Farwell, MI 48622
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RX 8 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 313LT , Serial Number: RX8-3319, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 11/19/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Steven C Letherer, 1730 Columbus Dr, Farwell, MI 48622
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31905 , Serial Number: 28-7890484, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Weishuhn Aviation LLC, 1123 W Grass Lake Rd, Farwell, MI 48622
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4869A , Serial Number: 22-4029, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/31/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Donald J Bauer, 11184 S Vandecar Rd, Farwell, MI 48622
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54398 , Serial Number: 28R-7435097, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Lashback Communications LLC, 1123 W Grass Lake Rd, Farwell, MI 48622
  • Aircraft: AEROTRIKE SAFARI (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8614Z , Serial Number: 2000-123, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Roger L Fox, 1568 E Washington Rd, Farwell, MI 48622

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fire incidents - 40 took place in 2003, and the least - 9 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Farwell, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.7%), and Outside Fires (21.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Farwell, MI
    • 17354.7%Structure Fires
    • 6821.5%Outside Fires
    • 4413.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 319.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Farwell, MI
Most common first names in Farwell, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5273.8 years
Robert4869.7 years
William4271.3 years
Mary3576.7 years
James3472.4 years
Richard2568.4 years
Donald2570.2 years
Charles2171.7 years
Dorothy1972.5 years
George1978.8 years
Most common last names in Farwell, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1977.3 years
Wood1477.8 years
Miller1381.2 years
Davis973.4 years
Johnson974.0 years
Barber877.9 years
Wilson882.5 years
Vanbuskirk770.0 years
Bailey775.3 years
Border776.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Farwell, MI
  • 85.1%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Other fuel
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Farwell, MI
  • 75.4%Utility gas
  • 16.4%Electricity
  • 7.4%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Farwell compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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