The 2001 census showed Llanfarian as having a population of 1,442.
- Llanfarian has one primary school named Ysgol Llanfarian.
- Ysgol Ceilliau in the nearby village of Chancery, referred to in this World War II children's evacuation account.
The now disused and dismantled Manchester and Milford Railway stopped here at Llanrhystud Road station.
The following pictures are available on the council's website.
- Matthew Lewis Vaughan-Davies, 1st Baron Ystwyth of Tanybwlch, landowner and politician
- Peter Walter Davies MBE 
- Haydn Bradley-Davies