Farmington is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 7,610 people and just one neighborhood, Farmington is the 38th largest community in Maine.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Farmington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Farmington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Farmington is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington who work in office and administrative support (17.27%), teaching (9.20%) and food service (9.12%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Farmington is a small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the Farmington area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Farmington maintain a good economy.