Farmington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 18,181 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Farmington is the 44th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Farmington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Farmington is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington who work in office and administrative support (14.68%), healthcare (10.31%), and food service (8.68%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.69 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Farmington are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.50% of adults in Farmington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Farmington in 2010 was $19,005, 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 $76,020 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 Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Farmington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.