Overview

Introduction to Farmington, Utah

Farmington, Utah, in Davis county, is 7 miles SE of Layton, Utah and 373 miles W of Denver, Colorado. The city is considered part of the Salt Lake City-Ogden metropolitan area.

Farmington History

Farmington was originally known as North Cottonwood. It was permanently settled in 1847 by Mormon pioneers. Prior to that, Native Americans inhabited the area. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized the Children's Primary Association in the city on August 11, 1878. The Lagoon Amusement Park was established in Farmington in 1986. The city became the county seat of newly formed Davis County on October 5, 1850.

Farmington and nearby Attractions

  • S & S Shortline Train Park & Museum
  • Davis Park Golf Course
  • Pioneer Village
  • Antelope Island State Park
  • Museum of Church History and Art
  • Gilgal Sculpture Garden

Things To Do In Farmington

Farmington has a number of parks, including the Mountain View Park, Moon Park, Heritage Park, Woodland Park and Shepard Park. The city has scenic trails that offer facilities for biking and horse riding. The Lagoon Amusement Park is one of the major attractions of the city as well. One can also visit the Pioneer Village, the Museum of Church History and Art, the Children's Museum of Utah, the Ogden Union Station Museums and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts while in Farmington. The Great Salt Lake State Park, Antelope Island State Park and East Canyon State Park provide amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. Local celebrations include the Davis County Fair, the Great Salt Lake Bird Festival and Farmington Festival Days.

Farmington Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is nearby.

Farmington Higher Education

Weber State University, Salt Lake Community College and the University of Utah provide facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,616
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens8.6%
Employed Population 16+9,911
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married64.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher45.8%
Median Earnings25+$49,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,071
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,660

Wealth

Median Family Income$104,618
% Above Poverty Level97.2%
% Below Poverty Level2.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home9.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation4.9%

Housing

People Living Alone14.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,048
Median House Value$343,000

Ancestry

English30.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.4%
German12%
Scottish7.6%
Danishn5%
Irish4.2%
Swedish3.1%
Norwegian3.1%
Dutch2.7%
Welsh2.1%
Italian2%
French Except Basque1.5%
Finnish0.9%
Swiss0.9%
Greek0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Arab0.4%
West Indian0.2%
Polish0.2%
Russian0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Australian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
African0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Farmington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Davis County
Standard Zip Codes84025
Phone Area Codes3,85,801
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude40.98
Approximate Longitude-111.9

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)

StationFARMINGTON COURTHOUSE
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp60 to 92 F
Oct Temp37 to 67 F
Annual Precip23.2 inches
StationBOUNTIFUL-VAL VERDA
Distance9 miles
Jan Temp22 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 88 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip22.4 inches
StationMORGAN POWER AND LIGHT
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp11 to 35 F
Apr Temp31 to 59 F
Jul Temp51 to 88 F
Oct Temp30 to 65 F
Annual Precip19 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bountiful43,568$80,428
Centerville17,013$91,912
Fruit Heights5,992$120,313
Kaysville30,328$97,078
Layton73,963$79,362
West Bountiful5,504$93,015

Farmington Public Libraries

Davis County Library
133 S MAIN STREET
Farmington, Utah
(801) 451-3030

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Farmington Public Schools

Ascent Academies Of Utah Farmington
22 South 650 West
ZIP: 84025
(385) 220-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 458
Eagle Bay School
100 N 1933 W
ZIP: 84025
(801) 402-3800
Primary
Total Enrollment 910
Farmington Jr High
150 S 200 W
ZIP: 84025
(801) 402-6900
Middle
Total Enrollment 918
Farmington School
50 W 200 S
ZIP: 84025
(801) 402-2950
Primary
Total Enrollment 455
Knowlton School
801 Shepard Lane
ZIP: 84025
(801) 402-3000
Primary
Total Enrollment 827
Online School
45 E State St
ZIP: 84025
(801) 402-5261
Primary
Total Enrollment 26
Star Transition
97 S 200 East
ZIP: 84025
(801) 402-5975
High
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