Farmington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 25,339 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Farmington is the 38th largest community in Utah. Much of the housing stock in Farmington was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Farmington economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Farmington, where the median household income is $106,488.00.
Farmington home prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, but Farmington real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Farmington is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Farmington is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington who work in management occupations (14.40%), office and administrative support (11.95%), and sales jobs (11.89%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.19% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Farmington use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Farmington‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The education level of Farmington ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Farmington, 47.49% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Farmington in 2018 was $36,115, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,460 for a family of four.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Farmington include English, German, European, Scottish, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Farmington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.