McFarland, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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McFarland, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of McFarland had a population of 271 as of July 1, 2015. McFarland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for McFarland is located at latitude 39.0547 and longitude -96.238 in Wabaunsee County. The formal boundaries for the City of McFarland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wabaunsee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The City of McFarland (GNIS ID: 2395066) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of McFarland is located within Township of Newbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wabaunsee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with McFarland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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McFarland, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 271
Population in Households 271
Population in Familes 233
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,505
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $93,571
Average Home Value $158,947


Median Household Income $55,493
Average Household Income $59,945
Per Capita Income $22,828
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 1.08%
Households 1.18% 1.01%
Families 5.03% 1.11%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


McFarland, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McFarland to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 379 44th
Population Density1 # 118 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 233 65th
Median Household Income # 131 81st
Per Capita Income # 395 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.