Farmington, CT

Farmington profile

Living in Farmington

Farmington is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 25,497 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Farmington is the 44th largest community in Connecticut.

Farmington is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Farmington is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington who work in management occupations (14.81%), teaching (10.42%), and healthcare (9.88%).

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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Farmington, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Farmington is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 59.73% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Farmington in 2018 was $54,655, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $218,620 for a family of four. However, Farmington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Farmington is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 Irish, Italian, Polish, German, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Farmington's cultural character, accounting for 21.35% of the town’s population.

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