Farmington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 18,843 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Farmington is the 44th largest community in Missouri.
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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington who work in office and administrative support (12.85%), healthcare (11.06%), and food service (9.84%).
One of the benefits of Farmington is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.26 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Farmington doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Farmington citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.75% of adults 25 and older in Farmington have a college degree.
The per capita income in Farmington in 2010 was $22,247, which is middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,988 for a family of four. However, Farmington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Irish, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Farmington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Thai.