McFarlan, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 113 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.0%
Males: 68  (60.4%)
Females: 45  (39.6%)
Median resident age:  39.1 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28102, 28119.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,508 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
McFarlan:

$29,508
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,137 (it was $17,295 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,118 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
McFarlan:

$92,118
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $775.

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  • Races in McFarlan, NC (2010)

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    • 6757.3%White alone
    • 2723.1%Black alone
    • 2218.8%Hispanic
    • 10.9%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in McFarlan: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (28.9%), English (13.3%), Scotch-Irish (5.6%), Scottish (3.9%), German (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 122 people per square mile   (very low).

McFarlan, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in McFarlan:

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McFarlan town:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

22 residents are foreign born (9.4% Latin America).

This town:

9.4%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $857 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,474 (0.6%)

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 September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-9.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (26%)
  • Material moving occupations (21%)
  • Legal occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Production occupations (44%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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 2013 was 46.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.63. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.63
U.S.:

9.35

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.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.1%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 91.1% 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.1
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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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)

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
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%

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
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 ($79.65)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($44.25)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($26.55)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($17.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($26.55)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,000 ($44.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($88.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($44.25)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($8.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($17.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($44.25)
    General Support: $1,000 ($8.85)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($35.40)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $192,000 ($1699.12)

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 persons involved: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)

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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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