McFarland, California Population 2020

16,218
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McFarland is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 16,218, it is the 322nd largest city in California and the 2188th largest city in the United States. McFarland is currently growing at a rate of 3.30% annually and its population has increased by 27.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,707 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, McFarland has a population density of 6,079 people per square mile.

The average household income in McFarland is $43,088 with a poverty rate of 36.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $885 per month, and the median house value is $158,100. The median age in McFarland is 25.9 years, 27.1 years for males, and 25 years for females. For every 100 females there are 117.0 males.

McFarland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of McFarland was:

  • White: 89.64%
  • Other race: 7.74%
  • Two or more races: 1.15%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of McFarland, California is 16,218, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,182.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,707.

McFarland, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,95889.64%
Some Other Race1,1197.74%
Two or More Races1661.15%
Black or African American1531.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.26%
Asian170.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.03%
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McFarland Population Pyramid 2020

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McFarland Median Age

25.9


Total

27.1


Male

25


Female

McFarland Adults

There are 9,422 adults, (635 of whom are seniors) in McFarland.

McFarland Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

7.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.3

Child Dependency Ratio

McFarland Sex Ratio

Female

6,661

46.08%

Male

7,795

53.92%

McFarland Households and Families

McFarland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McFarland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family71.6%28.4%
Male58.9%41.1%
Married56.6%43.4%
All55.8%44.2%
Female43.3%56.7%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2284.1155.8
Married2,0654.6356.6
Female5784.0343.3
Non Family3031.0271.6
Male2823.7558.9

4.33

Average Family Size

4.11

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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McFarland Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,61234.91%
9th to 12th Grade1,27717.07%
High School Graduate2,21729.63%
Some College91612.24%
Associates Degree1812.42%
Bachelors Degree1421.90%
Graduate Degree1381.84%
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McFarland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic6,8963,185212
Other Race60230729
White36722550
Multiple Races150839
Black127113
Native American3827
Asian17179

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.94%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,377$22,712$15,489
Less Than High School$16,452$21,721$13,378
High School Grad$19,255$19,982$18,805
Some College$22,244$24,125$20,408
Bachelors Degree$40,296$$40,954
Graduate Degree$$80,500$

$18,377

Average Earnings

$22,712

Average Male

$15,489

Average Female

McFarland Language

McFarland Language by Age

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McFarland Language

15.33% of McFarland residents speak only English, while 84.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 83.75% of the population.

McFarland Poverty

McFarland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic12,9984,75736.60%
Other1,11030127.12%
White27611541.67%
Black11545.45%
Islander55100.00%

36.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.76%

Male Poverty Rate

40.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McFarland

The race most likely to be in poverty in McFarland is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McFarland is Other, with 27.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.84%.

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Name Poverty
High School31.82%
Less Than High School30.92%
Some College13.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.04%
Male Unemployed30.11%
Female Employed24.81%
Male Employed20.91%

McFarland Income

McFarland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,281$43,088
Families$35,124$44,414
Married Families$37,259-
Non Families$16,574$18,197
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McFarland Marital Status

McFarland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

McFarland Married by Age and Sex

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McFarland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

McFarland Marital Status by Race

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McFarland Veterans

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122

Number of Veterans

116

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
First Gulf War33
Second Gulf War27
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6455
35 to 5433
65 to 7421
18 to 349
75+4
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1071.29%
Hispanic650.74%
2 or More95.42%
Other60.82%

McFarland Veterans by Education

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11.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

McFarland Employment Status

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.78%

Born in California

61.75%

Native Born

38.25%

Foreign Born

30.81%

Non Citizen

7.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

61.75% of McFarland residents were born in the United States, with 57.78% having been born in California. 30.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,2185183.30%
201915,7005183.41%
201815,1821601.07%
201715,0225183.57%
201614,5045463.91%
201513,9583712.73%
201413,5871,1509.25%
201312,437740.60%
201212,363-422-3.30%
201112,785610.48%
201012,7242,8872.61%
20009,8372,8323.45%
19907,0051,8543.12%
19805,1519742.12%
19704,1774911.26%
19603,6861,5035.38%
19502,1830.00%