Demographics

People

Total Population853
Male Share of the Population52.6%
Female Share of the Population47.4%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+328
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married39.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher4.7%
Median Earnings25+$22,446
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,889
% Above Poverty Level82.4%
% Below Poverty Level17.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.2%
Median Gross Rent$513
Median House Value$66,700

Ancestry

German25.1%
Irish14.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.1%
English8.2%
Canadian4.9%
Scottish4.6%
French Except Basque2.9%
Polish2.5%
Dutch1.8%
Swedish1.1%
Italian0.9%
Belgian0.6%
Czech0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Arab0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Norwegian0.2%
Finnish0.1%
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Farwell Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyClare County
Standard Zip Codes48622
Phone Area Codes989
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude43.83
Approximate Longitude-84.86

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)

StationMT PLEASANT UNIV
Distance18.1 miles
Jan Temp14 to 28 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches
StationEVART
Distance20.7 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp31 to 54 F
Jul Temp54 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 58 F
Annual Precip32.6 inches
StationGLADWIN
Distance21.7 miles
Jan Temp9 to 27 F
Apr Temp31 to 55 F
Jul Temp56 to 82 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Barryton445$43,125
Clare3,045$80,521
Coleman1,406$42,083
Harrison2,159$33,510
Mount Pleasant25,691$62,198
Rosebush356$52,031

Farwell Public Libraries

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

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Farwell Public Schools

Farwell Area Early College
399 E Michigan St
ZIP: 48622
(989) 588-9913
Farwell Elementary School
268 East Ohio St
ZIP: 48622
(989) 588-9916
Primary
Total Enrollment 498
Farwell High School
399 East Michigan St
ZIP: 48622
(989) 588-9913
High
Total Enrollment 421
Farwell Middle School
500 East Ohio St
ZIP: 48622
(989) 588-9915
Middle
Total Enrollment 399
Farwell Timberland Alternative High School
2655 W Ludington Dr
ZIP: 48622
(989) 588-7219
High
Total Enrollment 59
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