Farmington, Iowa

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Farmington, Iowa

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High Points

Farmington strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 10% Farmington Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Farmington, Iowa

Comparing Farmington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 7
Age of the Population 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 2
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
Median Family Income 3 1
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 4
Short Commute Times 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Farmington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles S of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 159 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Van Buren
Standard Zip Codes 52626
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.64
Longitude -91.742

Farmington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
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Farmington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 756 100%
Male 359 47.5%
Female 397 52.5%
Under 18 194 25.7%
18+ 562 74.3%
65+ 165 21.8%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 3
White 748 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Farmington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 731
Growth -25
Growth % -3.3%

Farmington Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 34.4%
German 20.9%
Irish 11.4%
English 9.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Swedish 3.1%
Scottish 2.2%
Dutch 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1%
European 1%
Greek 1%
Belgian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Italian 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Farmington, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Croton (52626)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Farmington 756 $35,156
Bonaparte 458 $33,750
Donnellson 963 $41,500
Franklin 136 $41,250
Hillsboro 205 $36,563
Houghton 130 $54,375
Keosauqua 1,066 $37,063

Farmington Public Libraries

Farmington Public Library
205 ELM
Farmington, Iowa
(319) 878-3702

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Farmington High Schools (2004)

33727 ROUTE J40
Serves 145 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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