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Overview

Introduction to Farmington, Michigan

Farmington, Michigan, in Oakland county, is 1 miles S of Farmington Hills, Michigan and 19 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan. The city is considered part of the Detroit metropolitan area. Farmington has a population of 10,423.

Farmington History

Farmington was founded almost two centuries ago. The area was initially inhabited by the Native Americans, before Europen settlers came here and built their homes. The city has developed around a center of commercial activity along the Grand River Avenue. The Farmington Township experienced a period of remarkable growth from 1850 to 1890.

Farmington and nearby Attractions

  • Farmington Area Founders
  • Farmington Hills Costick Center
  • Founder's Sports Park
  • Farmington Historical Museum
  • Newport Park LLC
  • Heritage Park

Things To Do In Farmington

The city offers an array of things to do for its people. You can either catch the evening show in the civic theatre or hangout in the parks with friends. If history interests you then you can visit the Governor Warner museum or just take a walk down historical downtown Farmington.

Farmington Transportation

Air transportation in the city is provided by Oakland County International Airport.

Farmington Higher Education

Some of the colleges and universities situated near the city are Schoolcraft College, Madonna University, Lawrence Technological University and Henry Ford Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,560
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+5,478
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married53%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher56.1%
Median Earnings25+$49,857
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,515
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,583

Wealth

Median Family Income$88,141
% Above Poverty Level94.2%
% Below Poverty Level5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone36.7%
Median Gross Rent$964
Median House Value$177,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33%
German17.1%
Irish11.6%
English10.3%
Polish7.5%
Italian4.4%
French Except Basque3.4%
Scottish2.7%
Dutch1.8%
Hungarian1.7%
Canadian1.5%
Swedish1.3%
Russian1.2%
Norwegian1.1%
Arab1%
Austrian0.8%
Greek0.8%
African0.7%
West Indian0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Romanian0.6%
Jamaican0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Maltese0.5%
Iraqi0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Egyptian0.4%
Israeli0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Albanian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Czech0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Ethiopian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Croatian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Australian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Farmington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Oakland County
Standard Zip Codes48331, 48334, 48335, 48336
P.O. Box Zip Codes48332, 48333
Phone Area Codes248
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.5
Approximate Longitude-83.41

Farmington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationDEARBORN
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationDETROIT METRO AP
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches
StationMILFORD GM PROVING GR
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip29.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bingham Farms1,189$154,375
Farmington Hills81,235$102,439
Franklin3,218$162,000
Livonia94,708$90,122
Northville5,998$125,147
Novi58,835$111,377

Farmington Public Schools

Gill Elementary School
21195 Gill Rd
ZIP: 48335
(248) 489-3690
Primary
Total Enrollment 452
Longacre Elementary School
34850 Arundel Dr
ZIP: 48335
(248) 489-3733
Primary
Total Enrollment 323
Cloverdale School
33000 Freedom Rd
ZIP: 48336
(248) 489-3819
Other
Total Enrollment 70
Farmington High School
32000 Shiawassee Rd
ZIP: 48336
(248) 489-3455
High
Total Enrollment 1140
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