Farmington, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Farmington, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Farmington had a population of 17,600 as of July 1, 2017. 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 Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Farmington is located at latitude 37.7824 and longitude -90.4296 in St. Francois County. The formal boundaries for the City of Farmington (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. St. Francois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 915 feet.

The City of Farmington (GNIS ID: 2394749) 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.

The City of Farmington is located within Township of Saint Francois, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Francois 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Farmington: Murphys Settlement.

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Farmington, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,600
Daytime Population: Workers 12,756
Daytime Population: Residents 8,542
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,298
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 14,105
Population in Familes 10,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,495
Population Density2 1,925
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $38,489
Average Household Income $55,916
Per Capita Income $21,817


Total Housing Units 6,780 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,480 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,645 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 656 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $134,730
Average Home Value $155,661


Total Households 6,124
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,654
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.08% 0.68%
Households 1.15% 0.85%
Families 1.34% 0.75%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Farmington, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmington to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 46 96th
Population Density # 111 89th
Diversity Index # 229 78th
Median Household Income # 671 35th
Per Capita Income # 581 44th

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