Farmington, NM

Farmington profile

Living in Farmington

Farmington is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 46,624 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Farmington is the sixth largest community in New Mexico.

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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington who work in sales jobs (11.67%), office and administrative support (11.61%), and management occupations (8.06%).

The percentage of adults in Farmington who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.65% of the adults in Farmington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Farmington in 2018 was $26,476, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,904 for a family of four. However, Farmington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Farmington is an extremely 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 Native American. Farmington also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Farmington include German, English, Irish, European, and French.

The most common language spoken in Farmington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.