Farmington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 23,632 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Farmington is the 50th largest community in Minnesota. Farmington has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Farmington, where the median household income is $95,331.00.
Farmington real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Farmington house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Farmington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Farmington is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington who work in office and administrative support (15.25%), sales jobs (11.39%), and management occupations (10.88%).
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.
Farmington is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Farmington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The population of Farmington is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.57% of adults in Farmington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Farmington in 2018 was $37,333, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,332 for a family of four.
Farmington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Farmington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.