Farwell, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 856 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 423  (49.4%)
Females: 433  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 48622.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,630 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Farwell:

$25,630
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,876 (it was $19,870 in 2000)

Farwell village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $66,039 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
Farwell:

$66,039
MI:

$117,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $689.

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  • Races in Farwell, MI (2010)

    Farwell races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Farwell: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.0%), English (14.7%), Irish (14.2%), United States (6.6%), Polish (2.7%), French (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1180 feet

Land area: 1.38 square miles.

Population density: 621 people per square mile   (low).

Farwell,MI real estate house value index trend

Farwell, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Farwell:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farwell village:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

12 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.5%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Farwell, Michigan as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Farwell to the number of sex offenders is 33 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,438 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $766 (1.5%)

Farwell satellite photo by USGS

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

Farwell household income distribution Farwell home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.3%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Farwell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 243.6 miles away from Farwell 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 (12).
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, School District: FARWELL AREA SCHOOLS

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)

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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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.4%
(30.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 93.4% for two or more races residents)
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

Farwell compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Michigan average:

11.0

Farwell travel time to work - commute Farwell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Farwell village (based on Clare County data)

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
Clare County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

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

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Clare County:

28.5%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
State:

13.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$908
Streets and Highways 1$3,652$43,8240$0
Sewerage 1$2,923$35,0760$0
Water Supply 1$2,864$34,3680$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$584
Totals for Government 4$12,069$36,20710$2,253

Farwell government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $202,000 ($235.98)
    Sewerage: $155,000 ($181.07)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($67.76)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($36.21)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($30.37)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($28.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($10.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($7.01)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($2.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $26,000 ($30.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($21.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $246,000 ($287.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($25.70)

Farwell government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $44,000 ($51.40)
    All Other: $1,000 ($1.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $71,000 ($82.94)
    Rents: $35,000 ($40.89)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($9.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $119,000 ($139.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $102,000 ($119.16)
    Highways: $76,000 ($88.79)
  • Tax - Property: $163,000 ($190.42)

Farwell government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $352,000 ($411.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $337,000 ($393.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($18.69)

Farwell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $337,000 ($393.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $943,000 ($1101.64)

6.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,541 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Isabella County, MI  1.06% ($31,853 average AGI)
from Wayne County, MI  0.37% ($40,488)
from Midland County, MI  0.32% ($38,057)


6.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Isabella County, MI  1.13% ($24,452 average AGI)
to Midland County, MI  0.36% ($34,350)
to Gladwin County, MI  0.35% ($22,184)

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 13, 1990 05:05 PM, 10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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
    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, Licensee ID: L00039789
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2004, Expiration Date: 04/27/2014, Certifier: Nancy Thrush
    Registrant: Farwell, Village Of, 109 S Hall St, Farwell, MI 48622, Phone: (989) 588-9926
  • Lat: 43.857528 Lon: -84.964750, Call Sign: WNQF678
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.325 MHz, 466.325 MHz, 451.187 MHz, 451.387 MHz, 451.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2004, Expiration Date: 09/01/2014
    Registrant: Chrouch Communications Inc, 7860 Morrison Lake Road, Saranac, MI 48881, Phone: (616) 642-3881, Fax: (616) 642-6008
  • 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: 08/30/2006, Expiration Date: 08/30/2016, Certifier: Aaron Moline
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (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
    Registrant (Individual): Michael L Smith, 8025 Finley Lake Rd, Farwell, MI 48622
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2692M , Serial Number: 12-1122, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/1956
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Steven C Letherer, 1730 Columbus Dr, 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
    Registrant (Individual): Donald J Bauer, 11184 S Vandecar, Farwell, MI 48622
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6517J , Serial Number: 28-4954, Year manufactured: 1968
    Registrant (Individual): Virgil G Rennick, 2905 Birch Isle Rd, Farwell, MI 48622
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77MC , Serial Number: 22-6043, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Clark A Reynolds, 1771 Elm 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
    Registrant (Individual): Roger L Fox, 1568 E Washington Rd, Farwell, MI 48622

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Farwell

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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

Businesses in Farwell, MI

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