Farmington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 18,425 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Farmington is the 44th largest community in Missouri.
Farmington is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Farmington is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington who work in office and administrative support (14.36%), food service (11.99%), and healthcare (10.38%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Farmington spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.37 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Farmington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Farmington is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.52% of adults 25 and older in Farmington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Farmington in 2010 was $20,106, 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 $80,424 for a family of four. However, Farmington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Irish, English, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Farmington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Thai.