Farmington, MN

Farmington profile

Living in Farmington

Farmington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 23,091 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Farmington is the 50th largest community in Minnesota. 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 $95,331.00.

Farmington real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Farmington house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington who work in office and administrative support (15.25%), sales jobs (11.39%), and management occupations (10.88%).

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.

Because of many things, Farmington is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Farmington really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Farmington perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The citizens of Farmington are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.57% of adults in Farmington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Farmington in 2018 was $37,333, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,332 for a family of four.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Farmington include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Swedish.

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