Farmington, Mississippi

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Farmington, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Farmington Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Farmington People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 14% Farmington Median Family Income
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Farmington Affordability of Property Taxes
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 18% Farmington Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Farmington, Mississippi

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Racial Diversity 5 1
Well-Paid Single Men 4 9
Well-Paid Single Women 3 6
Age of the Population 3 6
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 10
Median Family Income 6 9
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 4 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Affordability of Rents 5 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
People Living Alone 2 1

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Farmington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles SE of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles E of Memphis, Tennessee
County Alcorn
Standard Zip Codes 38834
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.93
Longitude -88.452

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 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 49 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Station SELMER
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.4 inches
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
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Farmington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,810 100%
Male 908 50.2%
Female 902 49.8%
Under 18 512 28.3%
18+ 1,298 71.7%
65+ 156 8.6%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.03
White 1,771 97.8%
African-American 20 1.1%
Asian 10 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 5 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.3%

Estimated Farmington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,846
Growth 36
Growth % 2%

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 46.5%
Irish 12.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
English 8.6%
European 6.5%
German 6.1%
Italian 1.8%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Northern European 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
African 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Czech 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:

Biggersville (38834)
Kendrick (38834)
Wenasoga (38834)

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 1,810 $41,696
Burnsville 1,034 $27,679
Corinth 14,054 $35,232
Glen 286 $27,813
Iuka 3,059 $36,863
Kossuth 170 $40,714
Rienzi 330 $31,375
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1. Carter Lake, Iowa 86.6   20.2% 12% 8.6% 20 $42,794 6.3% 3.3% 3,248 7.1% 59.4 0.5% 6.2
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