Farmington is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 25,524 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Farmington is the 44th largest community in Connecticut.
Housing costs in Farmington are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Connecticut.
Farmington is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.23% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Farmington is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington who work in management occupations (14.23%), healthcare (12.18%), and office and administrative support (11.64%).
Also of interest is that Farmington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
For the size of the town, public transportation in Farmington is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Farmington, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Farmington. 56.85% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Farmington in 2010 was $53,899, which is wealthy relative to Connecticut and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $215,596 for a family of four.
Farmington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Farmington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Farmington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Farmington include Irish, Polish, German, and English.
Farmington also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.04%.
The most common language spoken in Farmington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.