McFarland, WI


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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 90.77% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, McFarland is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in McFarland who work in management occupations (17.22%), office and administrative support (12.24%), and healthcare (9.77%).

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". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, McFarland is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, McFarland really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is McFarland perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

McFarland is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.10% of adults in McFarland have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in McFarland in 2010 was $36,885, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,540 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 Polish.

The most common language spoken in McFarland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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