Farmington, Minnesota

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Farmington, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Farmington Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Farmington People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 16% Farmington Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Farmington, Minnesota

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Racial Diversity 3 8
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 8 9
College Educated Adults 6 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 5 3
Short Commute Times 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
People Living Alone 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Farmington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles SE of Burnsville, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 21 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Dakota
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55024
Phone Area Codes 651
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.64
Longitude -93.143

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 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.4 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
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Farmington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 12,365 100%
Male 6,235 50.4%
Female 6,130 49.6%
Under 18 4,208 34%
18+ 8,157 66%
65+ 693 5.6%
Median Age 30
Average Family Size 3.35
White 11,824 95.6%
African-American 92 0.7%
Asian 180 1.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 35 0.3%
Other 73 0.6%
Mixed Race 158 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 232 1.9%

Estimated Farmington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 17,740
Growth 5,375
Growth % 43.5%

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
German 37%
Norwegian 15.1%
Irish 9.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
English 4.1%
US/American 3.9%
Swedish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Polish 2.3%
Italian 1.9%
Dutch 1.7%
Scottish 1.4%
Danish 1.1%
French Canadian 1.1%
Finnish 1%
European 1%
Scandinavian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Czech 0.8%
Austrian 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Slovak 0.4%
African 0.3%
Jamaican 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
British 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Farmington 12,365 $65,380
Apple Valley 45,527 $79,335
Hampton 434 $56,528
Lakeville 43,128 $76,542
Randolph 318 $48,125
Rosemount 14,619 $68,929
Vermillion 437 $68,036
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Farmington High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 945 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

A Special Education School
Serves 15 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.5

A Special Education School
Serves 6 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6

A Non-traditional School
Serves 1 students.

Farmington Colleges

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