McFarlan, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 115 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +29.2%
Males: 72  (63.0%)
Females: 43  (37.0%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28102, 28119.

McFarlan Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,123 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
McFarlan:

$26,123
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,405 (it was $17,295 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,040 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
McFarlan:

$84,040
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $143,739; Detached houses: $143,739

Median gross rent in 2012: $760.

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  • White alone - 67 (57.3%)
  • Black alone - 27 (23.1%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (18.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in McFarlan: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.1%), English (9.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%), Scottish (2.5%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 124 people per square mile   (very low).

McFarlan, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in McFarlan:

  • High school or higher: 66.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McFarlan town:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 2.9%

45 residents are foreign born

This town:  14.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $800 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $720 (0.9%)

McFarlan satellite photo by USGS

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

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

7.3%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-9.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Other services, except public administration (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (45%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in McFarlan, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 McFarlan 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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anson County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McFarlan topographic map

Birthplace of: John J. McRae - Politician.

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)

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 54.5. This is better than average.

City:

54.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.55
U.S.:

9.14

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.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.6%
(1.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (36%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McFarlan town (based on Anson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.79%
Here: 48.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of God of Prophecy
Adherents69.3%21.3%2.9%1.7%1.7%
Congregations40.8%32.9%6.6%2.6%5.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Churches of ChristOther
Adherents1.2%0.9%0.4%0.3%0.3%
Congregations2.6%1.3%1.3%1.3%5.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Anson County:

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
Anson County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Anson County:

33.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

15.6%
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 0$0 2$587
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$63
Totals for Government 0$0 7$650

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($78.26)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($43.48)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($26.09)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($17.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($26.09)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,000 ($43.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($86.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($43.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($17.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($43.48)
    General Support: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($34.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $192,000 ($1669.57)

3.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

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 Union County, NC  0.90% ($26,352 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.33% ($23,000)
from Richmond County, NC  0.32% ($19,720)


4.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

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 Union County, NC  1.14% ($32,648 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.56% ($25,000)
to Richmond County, NC  0.39% ($27,774)

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, Drunken drivers: 1
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