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Farmington, MN
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Farmington profile

Living in Farmington

Farmington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 23,566 people and six associated neighborhoods, Farmington is the 47th largest community in Minnesota.

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.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Farmington telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.95% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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 citizens of Farmington are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.50% of adults in Farmington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Farmington in 2018 was $44,105, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $176,420 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 Black or African-American. 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.