Farmington, CT


Highest Appreciating Farmington Neighborhoods Since 2000

Farmington, CT Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Farmington Housing Market Information

With a population of 25,629, 10,343 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $336,789, real estate costs in Farmington are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive Connecticut communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Farmington, accounting for 59.59% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Farmington include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.13%), row houses and other attached homes ( 12.20%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.00%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Farmington. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 72.82% of Farmington's homes, and 53.34% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Farmington built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Farmington built between 1940-1969 ( 25.21%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 11.93%). There's also some housing in Farmington built before 1939 ( 8.47%).

Farmington Home Appreciation Rates

Farmington's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Farmington during the period has been just -0.99%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Over the last year, Farmington appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Farmington's appreciation rate has been -0.87%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Farmington were at -1.07%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -4.22%.

Notably, Farmington's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Connecticut, our data show that Farmington's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Connecticut.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Farmington differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Farmington - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Farmington real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Farmington, CT HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,001,000 3.1
$751,001 - $1,001,000 5.8
$501,001 - $751,000 9.9
$401,001 - $501,000 15.4
$301,001 - $401,000 22.0
$200,001 - $301,000 26.5
$100,001 - $200,000 13.5
$50,001 - $100,000 1.4
$0 - $50,000 2.4

High for CT
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
13.1606703386851 29.585798816568

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Farmington Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
39.23% 1.94% 9 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,405 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 72.82
Renters 27.18
Vacant 6.42

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Farmington HOMES
2000 or Newer 11.9
1970 - 1999 54.4
1940 - 1969 25.2
1939 or Older 8.5

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Farmington HOMES
Single-Family 59.6
Townhomes 12.2
Small Apt. Buildings 12.0
Apt. Complexes 16.1
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Farmington HOMES
No Bedroom 1.96
1 Bedroom 10.30
2 Bedrooms 28.39
3 Bedrooms 30.96
4 Bedrooms 22.38
5 or more bedrooms 6.01