Farmington, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Farmington, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Farmington had a population of 661 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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Farmington, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 661
Population in Households 661
Population in Familes 501
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,411
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $43,264
Average Household Income $53,180
Per Capita Income $23,455


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 258 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $91,935
Average Home Value $123,828


Total Households 297
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 175
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.05% -0.55%
Households -0.08% -0.48%
Families 0.35% -0.58%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

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, 2018 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 # 398 61st
Population Density # 123 88th
Diversity Index # 610 41st
Median Household Income # 923 9th
Per Capita Income # 922 9th

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