Farmington, ME

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Population

4,144

0.169% decline

Median Age

27.6


Median Household Income

$33,281

26.6% growth

Poverty Rate

21.4%


Number of Employees

2,021

5.76% growth

Median Property Value

$162,200

1.19% growth

About

In 2017, Farmington, ME had a population of 4.14k people with a median age of 27.6 and a median household income of $33,281. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Farmington, ME declined from 4,151 to 4,144, a -0.169% decrease and its median household income grew from $26,279 to $33,281, a 26.6% increase.

The population of Farmington, ME is 94.9% White Alone, 3.09% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.579% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Farmington, ME speak a non-English language, and 97.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Farmington, ME are University of Maine at Farmington (411 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Farmington, ME is $162,200, and the homeownership rate is 45%. Most people in Farmington, ME commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Farmington, ME is 1 car per household.

Economy

The economy of Farmington, ME employs 2.02k people. The largest industries in Farmington, ME are Health Care & Social Assistance (507 people), Educational Services (504 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (235 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($45,833), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($40,114), and Public Administration ($31,860).

Median household income in Farmington, ME is $33,281. Males in Farmington, ME have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,792. The income inequality in Farmington, ME (measured using the Gini index) is 0.447, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$33,281

2017 value

± $10,027

26.6%

1 Year Growth

± 60.7%

Households in Farmington, ME have a median annual income of $33,281, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $26,279 in 2016, which represents a 26.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,075

Average Male Salary

± $2,642

$44,792

Average Female Salary

± $1,926

In 2017, full-time male employees in Maine made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Maine by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $48,746 ± $19,436

  2. White

    $43,832 ± $1,466

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $41,588 ± $101,474

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maine workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Farmington, ME is from Maine.

0.447

2017 Wage GINI

0.45

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Maine was 0.447 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.62% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Maine was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maine in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Maine across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9712

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Farmington, ME was Census Tract 9712 with a value of $40,150, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

21.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Farmington, ME (671 out of 3.14k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 65 - 74.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    662 ± 262

  2. Two Or More

    9 ± 53

  3. Black

    0 ± 51

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Farmington, ME is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.02k

2017 Value

± 368

5.76%

1 Year growth

± 24.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Farmington, ME grew at a rate of 5.76%, from 1.91k employees to 2.02k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Farmington, ME, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (290 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (251 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (203 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Farmington, ME.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Farmington, ME, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (290 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (251 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (203 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Farmington, ME has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (4.2 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (3.58 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.23 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Farmington, ME, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($73,618), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($73,026), and Production Occupations ($47,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.02k

2017 Value

± 368

5.76%

1 Year growth

± 24.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Farmington, ME grew at a rate of 5.76%, from 1.91k employees to 2.02k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Farmington, ME, are Health Care & Social Assistance (507 people), Educational Services (504 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (235 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Farmington, ME, though some of these residents may live in Farmington, ME and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Farmington, ME, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (507 people), Educational Services (504 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (235 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Farmington, ME has an unusually high number of Educational Services (2.69 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.81 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.66 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Farmington, ME, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($45,833), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($40,114), and Public Administration ($31,860).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maine to other states, or from other states to Maine.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $7.7B

  2. $3.41B

  3. $3.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Maine product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $7.7B, followed by Fuel oils ($3.41B) and Gasoline ($3.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maine products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$41.8B

2015 Value

$56.8B

Projected 2045 Value

36.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Maine trade was $41.8B. This is expected to increase 36.1% to $56.8B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maine trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maine to other states, or from other states to Maine.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $3.48B

  2. $3.07B

  3. $2.42B

In 2015, the top outbound Maine domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $3.48B, followed by New Hampshire with $3.07B and New York and $2.42B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maine shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.4% of the population of Farmington, ME has health coverage, with 45.3% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 20.6% on non-group plans, and 1.82% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Farmington, ME was $9,531 in 2014. This is a 4.36% increase from the previous year ($9,133).

Primary care physicians in Farmington, ME see 899 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.663% decrease from the previous year (905 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1671 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 227 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Washington County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.6%). Additionally, Aroostook County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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899 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Maine see an average of 899 patients per year. This represents a 0.663% decrease from the previous year (905 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,531

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,015

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,504

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,325

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maine (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.36%, from $9,133 to $9,531.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.58%

Uninsured

45.3%

Employer Coverage

14.2%

Medicaid

13.5%

Medicare

20.6%

Non-Group

1.82%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Farmington, ME declined by 44.3% from 8.22% to 4.58%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Farmington, ME changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.6% prevalence

  2. 12.3% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Washington County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maine, at 12.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Maine by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Farmington, ME is home to a population of 4.14k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Farmington, ME residents were born outside of the country (227 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Farmington, ME is composed of 3.93k White Alone residents (94.9%), 128 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.09%), 24 Black or African American Alone residents (0.579%), 23 Two or More Races residents (0.555%), 23 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.555%), 12 Asian Alone residents (0.29%), 3 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0724%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Farmington, ME are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 7.4

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 89.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Farmington, ME was 27.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Farmington, ME are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Farmington, ME residents was 27.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    227 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Farmington, ME residents (227 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Farmington, ME was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    9,674 ± 2,406 people

  2. Philippines

    2,503 ± 1,227 people

  3. China

    2,372 ± 1,195 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maine was Canada, the natal country of 9,674 Maine residents, followed by Philippines with 2,503 and China with 2,372.

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Citizenship

97.8%

2017 Citizenship

97.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.8% of Farmington, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Farmington, ME was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    3.93k ± 486

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    128 ± 88

  3. Black or African American Alone

    24 ± 51

In 2017, there were 30.7 times more White Alone residents (3.93k people) in Farmington, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 128 Hispanic or Latino and 24 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Farmington, ME as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Farmington, ME citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Farmington, ME was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Farmington, ME are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. World War II

    82 ± 93

  2. Vietnam

    81 ± 81

  3. Korea

    81 ± 75

Farmington, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in World War II, 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Farmington, ME awarded 411 degrees. The student population of Farmington, ME is skewed towards women, with 651 male students and 1,349 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Farmington, ME are White (343 and 83.9%), followed by Unknown (45 and 11%), Two or More Races (9 and 2.2%), and Asian (5 and 1.22%).

The largest universities in Farmington, ME by number of degrees awarded are University of Maine at Farmington (411 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Farmington, ME are General Psychology (47 and 11.4%), Elementary Education & Teaching (38 and 9.25%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (29 and 7.06%).

The median tuition costs in Farmington, ME are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $8,352 and $17,440 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 38 degrees awarded

  2. 29 degrees awarded

  3. 47 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Farmington, ME was Elementary Education & Teaching with 38 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Farmington, ME according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

411 degrees awarded

$8,352

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Farmington, ME institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Maine at Farmington with 411 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

140

Degrees Awarded to Men

271

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 140 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Farmington, ME, which is 0.517 times less than the 271 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    343 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    9 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Farmington, ME were to White students. These 343 degrees mean that there were 7.62 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 45 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Farmington, ME was $162,200 in 2017, which is 0.745 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $160,300 to $162,200, a 1.19% increase. The homeownership rate in Farmington, ME is 45%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Farmington, ME have an average commute time of 11.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Farmington, ME is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$33,281

Median Household Income

± $10,027

1.33k

Number of Households

± 276

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.33k households in Farmington, ME grew to $33,281 from the previous year's value of $26,279.

The following chart displays the households in Farmington, ME distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$162,200

2017 Median

± $23,713

$160,300

2016 Median

± $15,430

In 2017, the median property value in Farmington, ME grew to to $162,200 from the previous year's value of $160,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Farmington, ME compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Farmington, ME the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Farmington, ME distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Farmington, ME the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

45%

2017 Homeownership

37.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 45% of the housing units in Farmington, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 37.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Farmington, ME compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Farmington, ME distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Farmington, ME have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

11.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Farmington, ME have a shorter commute time (11.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% of the workforce in Farmington, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    55.8%

  2. Walked

    30.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.77%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Farmington, ME was Drove Alone (55.8%), followed by those who Walked (30.5%) and those who Worked At Home (6.77%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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