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People

Total Population 816
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 25.5%
Employed Population 16+ 266
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 41.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,389
% Above Poverty Level 69.1%
% Below Poverty Level 30.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.5%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $60,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
US/American 0%
English 18.5%
Irish 12.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Farwell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles NW of Saginaw, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Clare
Standard Zip Codes 48622
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.835
Longitude -84.866

Farwell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MT PLEASANT UNIV
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 28 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Station EVART
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.6 inches
Station GLADWIN
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barryton 404 $30,000
Clare 3,042 $44,392
Coleman 1,291 $32,656
Harrison 2,011 $35,000
Mount Pleasant 26,134 $56,822
Rosebush 358 $42,917

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Farwell Public Libraries

Library
Surrey Township Public Library
105 EAST MICHIGAN
Farwell, Michigan
(989) 588-9782

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Farwell High Schools

FARWELL HIGH SCHOOL
399 E. MICHIGAN AVENUE
989-588-9913
A Magnet School.
Serves 516 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.9

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