McFarlan, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 109 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.5%
Males: 57  (53.2%)
Females: 52  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

61.1 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28102, 28119.

McFarlan Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,812 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
McFarlan:

$29,812
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,129 (it was $17,295 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,901 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
McFarlan:

$78,901
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $163,871; detached houses: $163,756

Median gross rent in 2017: $858.

March 2019 cost of living index in McFarlan: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.7%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in McFarlan, NC (2010)
    • 6757.3%White alone
    • 2723.1%Black alone
    • 2218.8%Hispanic
    • 10.9%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: German (25.5%), Irish (12.8%), Scotch-Irish (10.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 118 people per square mile   (very low).

McFarlan, North Carolina map

6 residents are foreign born (6.4% Latin America).

This town:

6.4%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,204 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $587 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (54.0 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (55.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (446.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Morven, NC (1.9 miles ),
Chesterfield, SC (2.9 miles ),
Cheraw, SC (3.0 miles ),
Lilesville, NC (3.3 miles ),
Wallace, SC (3.3 miles ),
Cordova, NC (3.3 miles ),
Wadesboro, NC (3.5 miles ),
Ruby, SC (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.81 N, Longitude: 79.98 W

Distribution of median household income in McFarlan, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in McFarlan, NC in 2017

McFarlan satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Average climate in McFarlan, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

McFarlan, North Carolina average temperatures McFarlan, North Carolina average precipitation McFarlan, North Carolina humidity McFarlan, North Carolina wind speed McFarlan, North Carolina snowfall McFarlan, North Carolina sunshine McFarlan, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.8. This is better than average.

City:

59.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.72. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00017. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00017
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

McFarlan-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the McFarlan town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 17.1 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McFarlan-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 157.5 miles away from McFarlan center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 132.7 miles away from McFarlan center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 122.2 miles away from McFarlan center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 7.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 166.7 miles away from McFarlan center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anson County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McFarlan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near McFarlan:

  • CHESTERFIELD CR (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CHESTERFIELD, SC)
  • CHARLES M. INGRAM SR. COMM. RE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • CHESTERFIELD CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • HOSPICE OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHESTERFIELD, SC)
  • CHESTERFIELD GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • CHERAW HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • ANSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; WADESBORO, NC)

Amtrak station near McFarlan:

  • 17 miles: HAMLET (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McFarlan:

  • Richmond Community College (about 17 miles; Hamlet, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,106)
  • Wingate University (about 29 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Stanly Community College (about 40 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 41 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 43 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 45 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Francis Marion University (about 47 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)

Points of interest:

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Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: John J. McRae - Politician.

Anson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.9%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in McFarlan:

Marital status in McFarlan, NC
  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in McFarlan:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.3
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McFarlan, NC (based on Anson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,24045
Black Protestant3,32923
Mainline Protestant2,28530
Catholic1761
Other251
None12,948-
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: 7
Here:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Anson County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Anson County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.1%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Anson County:

13.6%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
McFarlan:

46.7%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.4%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
McFarlan:

28.9
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
McFarlan:

24.5%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
McFarlan:

36.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

49.0%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.3%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of McFarlan, NC 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$63
Financial Administration 0$0 2$587
Totals for Government 0$0 7$650

McFarlan government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $19,000 ($174.31)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($100.92)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($82.57)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($73.39)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($55.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,000 ($73.39)

McFarlan government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($64.22)
    Highways: $4,000 ($36.70)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,000 ($100.92)
    Property: $8,000 ($73.39)

McFarlan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $127,000 ($1165.14)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,000 ($73.39)

4.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Union County, NC  1.35% ($31,449 average AGI)
from Chesterfield County, SC  0.48% ($22,447)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.38% ($35,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in McFarlan:

  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCRE (1420 AM; 1 kW; CHERAW, SC; Owner: ORR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WADE (1340 AM; 1 kW; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: INSPIRATIONAL DELIVERANCE CENTER INC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McFarlan:

  • WVSZ (107.3 FM; CHESTERFIELD, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRML (102.3 FM; PAGELAND, SC; Owner: ROBERT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRSH (91.1 FM; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: RICHMOND COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around McFarlan:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AY (Channel 24; LILESVILLE/WADESBORO, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)

McFarlan fatal accident list:

Jan 2, 2002 06:50 PM, Us-52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 1988 07:00 AM, 52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.3mTotal length
  • 2,860Total average daily traffic
  • 224Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,720Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McFarlan, NC
  • 48.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.4%Electricity
  • 11.4%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McFarlan, NC
  • 60.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 40.0%Electricity


McFarlan compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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