McFarland, California Population 2021

16,240
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McFarland is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 16,240, it is the 320th largest city in California and the 2199th largest city in the United States. McFarland is currently growing at a rate of 2.31% annually and its population has increased by 27.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,707 in 2010. McFarland reached it's highest population of 16,240 in 2021. Spanning over 3 miles, McFarland has a population density of 6,087 people per square mile.

The average household income in McFarland is $46,428 with a poverty rate of 32.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $903 per month, and the median house value is $171,000. The median age in McFarland is 26.2 years, 26.8 years for males, and 25.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 126.9 males.

McFarland Demographics

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

  • White: 89.82%
  • Other race: 6.40%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McFarland, California is 16,240, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,139.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,707.

McFarland, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,31489.82%
Some Other Race9486.40%
Two or More Races3292.22%
Black or African American1611.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.34%
Asian200.13%
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McFarland Population by Race

McFarland Population Pyramid 2021

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McFarland Median Age

26.2


Total

26.8


Male

25.4


Female

McFarland Adults

There are 9,728 adults, (655 of whom are seniors) in McFarland.

McFarland Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

7.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.2

Child Dependency Ratio

McFarland Sex Ratio

Female

6,533

44.07%

Male

8,290

55.93%

McFarland Population by Age

McFarland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McFarland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family71.5%28.5%
Male66.1%33.9%
Married59%41%
All58.2%41.8%
Female42.7%57.3%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

McFarland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2694.1458.2
Married2,0584.7759
Female5784.2142.7
Non Family4001.0371.5
Male2333.7666.1

4.47

Average Family Size

4.14

Average Household Size

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McFarland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,60233.88%
9th to 12th Grade1,09314.23%
High School Graduate2,40431.30%
Some College1,08514.13%
Associates Degree2393.11%
Bachelors Degree1531.99%
Graduate Degree1051.37%
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McFarland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McFarland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic7,0103,463207
Other Race5072687
White41929338
Multiple Races211152
Black130130
Native American5125
Asian202013

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.00%.

McFarland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,336$25,554$15,312
Less Than High School$17,161$23,733$13,286
High School Grad$19,270$22,301$17,788
Some College$26,780$30,335$20,701
Bachelors Degree$42,743$$43,134
Graduate Degree$$$2,500

$19,336

Average Earnings

$25,554

Average Male

$15,312

Average Female

McFarland Earnings by Educational Attainment

McFarland Language by Age

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McFarland Language

20.50% of McFarland residents speak only English, while 79.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 78.69% of the population.

McFarland Language

McFarland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,1274,19431.95%
Other93919620.87%
White32613742.02%
Multiple2023617.82%

32.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.13%

Male Poverty Rate

36.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McFarland

The race most likely to be in poverty in McFarland is White, with 42.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McFarland is Multiple, with 17.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.32%.

McFarland Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School33.22%
Less Than High School25.96%
Some College8.12%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

McFarland Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.59%
Male Unemployed19.56%
Female Employed17.63%
Male Employed16.53%

McFarland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McFarland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,346$46,428
Families$36,755$48,654
Married Families$39,402-
Non Families$19,435$22,946
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Income by Household Type

McFarland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

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 Marital Status

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83

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War25
Vietnam24
First Gulf War16
World War II
Korea

McFarland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6440
35 to 5416
75+9
65 to 749
18 to 349

McFarland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White830.96%
Hispanic460.51%

McFarland Veterans by Race

McFarland Veterans by Education

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33.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

McFarland Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

13.4%

Unemployment Rate

McFarland Employment by Age

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McFarland Employment by Race

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McFarland Employment by Education

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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59.02%

Born in California

63.36%

Native Born

36.64%

Foreign Born

29.28%

Non Citizen

7.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.36% of McFarland residents were born in the United States, with 59.02% having been born in California. 29.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McFarland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,2403672.31%
202015,8733672.37%
201915,5063672.42%
201815,1391430.95%
201714,9965123.53%
201614,4845433.89%
201513,9413642.68%
201413,5771,1479.23%
201312,430680.55%
201212,362-422-3.30%
201112,784610.48%
201012,7232,8862.61%
20009,8372,8323.45%
19907,0051,8543.12%
19805,1519742.12%
19704,1774911.26%
19603,6861,5035.38%
19502,1830.00%

McFarland Population by Year