McFarland is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 8,209 people and two constituent neighborhoods, McFarland is the 107th largest community in Wisconsin.
McFarland real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although McFarland house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
McFarland is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 89.17% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, McFarland is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in McFarland who work in management occupations (17.88%), office and administrative support (11.77%), and healthcare (10.59%).
Also of interest is that McFarland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, McFarland is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, McFarland is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making McFarland a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, McFarland has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, McFarland’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, McFarland is a pretty powerful place. 50.01% of the adults in McFarland have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in McFarland in 2010 was $37,591, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $150,364 for a family of four.
The people who call McFarland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of McFarland residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in McFarland include Norwegian, Irish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in McFarland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.