Farmington, NH Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Farmington, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Farmington Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Strafford County at latitude 43.3999 and longitude -71.0727. Strafford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 285 feet.

The formal official name is the Farmington Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Farmington, New Hampshire.

The U5 Census Class Code for Farmington indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Farmington Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Farmington: Dock.

Farmington Census Designated Place, NH Boundary Map

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Farmington, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,969
Population in Households 3,969
Population in Familes 3,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 622
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,552
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,023
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 942 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 611 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $159,985
Average Home Value $168,146
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,598
Average Household Income $49,950
Per Capita Income $19,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.5% 0.5%
Households 0.65% 0.51%
Families 0.54% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
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.

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Farmington, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmington to the other 96 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 31 69th
Population Density1 # 60 39th
Diversity Index2 # 62 35th
Median Household Income # 90 7th
Per Capita Income # 89 8th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.