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Farmington, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Farmington had a population of 692 as of July 1, 2016. Farmington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Farmington is located at latitude 40.6389 and longitude -91.739 in Van Buren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Farmington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Van Buren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 551 feet.

The City of Farmington (GNIS ID: 2394748) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Farmington is located within Township of Farmington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Van Buren County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Farmington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Farmington, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 692
Population in Households 692
Population in Familes 532
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,477
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 308
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 243 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $73,182
Average Home Value $113,786


Median Household Income $40,953
Average Household Income $49,051
Per Capita Income $21,428
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.32%
Households 0.48% 0.19%
Families 1.1% 0.11%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Farmington, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmington to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 391 61st
Population Density1 # 105 90th
Diversity Index2 # 587 43rd
Median Household Income # 914 10th
Per Capita Income # 944 7th

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