Farmington, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Farmington, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Farmington had a population of 2,442 as of July 1, 2018. Farmington ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Farmington is located at latitude 40.6972 and longitude -90.0033 in Fulton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Farmington (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fulton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The City of Farmington (GNIS ID: 2394746) 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 Farmington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fulton County.

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Farmington, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,442
Population in Households 2,370
Population in Familes 1,949
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density2 1,690
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $51,646
Average Household Income $59,693
Per Capita Income $23,907


Total Housing Units 1,097 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 783 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $108,485
Average Home Value $148,884


Total Households 991
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 652
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.03% -0.31%
Households -0.04% -0.3%
Families -0.17% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   3.44%

Farmington, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmington to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 468 66th
Population Density # 383 72nd
Diversity Index # 1091 21st
Median Household Income # 815 40th
Per Capita Income # 1045 24th

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