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Farmington, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Farmington is the 6th largest city in New Mexico with a population of 46,886 as of July 1, 2016. Farmington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Farmington is located at latitude 36.7569 and longitude -108.1794 in San Juan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Farmington (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.48 sq. miles. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,298 feet.

The City of Farmington (GNIS ID: 2410487) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Farmington is located within Farmington Division of San Juan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Farmington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Farmington: To Ta, Tohta, Tqo Tah.


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Farmington, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 46,886
Population in Households 45,443
Population in Familes 37,326
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,443
Population Density1 1,455
Diversity Index2 74
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,672
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 11,484
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 18,286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,589 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,082 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,614 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $189,955
Average Home Value $213,649
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,438
Average Household Income $71,182
Per Capita Income $26,032
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.41%
Households 0.22% 0.33%
Families -0.02% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Farmington, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmington to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 6 99th
Population Density1 # 26 94th
Diversity Index2 # 100 77th
Median Household Income # 80 82nd
Per Capita Income # 108 76th

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