Farmington, NM

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Population

45,857

4.06% growth

Poverty Rate

16.8%


Median Age

32.9


Median Household Income

$55,179

4.91% growth

Number of Employees

19,536

2.61% growth

Median Property Value

$178,400

2% growth

About

In 2017, Farmington, NM had a population of 45.9k people with a median age of 32.9 and a median household income of $55,179. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Farmington, NM grew from 44,067 to 45,857, a 4.06% increase and its median household income grew from $52,598 to $55,179, a 4.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Farmington, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (45.5%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (24.5%), White (Hispanic) (15.5%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (5.6%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.75%). N/A% of the people in Farmington, NM speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Farmington, NM are San Juan College (1,921 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Farmington, NM is $178,400, and the homeownership rate is 67.1%. Most people in Farmington, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Farmington, NM is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Farmington, NM employs 19.5k people. The largest industries in Farmington, NM are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,822 people), Retail Trade (2,588 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,745 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($100,134), Utilities ($78,768), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,909).

Median household income in Farmington, NM is $55,179. Males in Farmington, NM have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,925. The income inequality in Farmington, NM (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,179

2017 value

± $3,408

4.91%

1 Year Growth

± 7.71%

Households in Farmington, NM have a median annual income of $55,179, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,598 in 2016, which represents a 4.91% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$54,854

Average Male Salary

± $2,038

$41,925

Average Female Salary

± $1,598

In 2017, full-time male employees in New Mexico made 1.31 times more than female 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

    $52,566 ± $11,622

  2. White

    $43,679 ± $1,381

  3. Black

    $41,055 ± $8,510

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Mexico workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 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, NM is from New Mexico.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.463

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Mexico was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.278% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in New Mexico 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 2.01

  2. Census Tract 2.02

  3. Census Tract 4.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Farmington, NM was Census Tract 2.01 with a value of $89,357, followed by Census Tract 2.02 and Census Tract 4.01, with respective values of $88,409 and $62,105.

The following map shows all of the places in Farmington, NM colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Farmington, NM (7.51k out of 44.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    3,804 ± 587

  2. Hispanic

    2,881 ± 516

  3. Native American

    2,719 ± 455

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Farmington, NM is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

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

19.5k

2017 Value

± 994

2.61%

1 Year growth

± 7.05%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Farmington, NM grew at a rate of 2.61%, from 19k employees to 19.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Farmington, NM, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,541 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,357 people), and Management Occupations (1,860 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Farmington, NM.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Farmington, NM, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,541 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,357 people), and Management Occupations (1,860 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Farmington, NM has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.66 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.62 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Farmington, NM, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($85,461), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,427), and Legal Occupations ($82,333).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

19.5k

2017 Value

± 994

2.61%

1 Year growth

± 7.05%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Farmington, NM grew at a rate of 2.61%, from 19k employees to 19.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Farmington, NM, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,822 people), Retail Trade (2,588 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,745 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Farmington, NM, though some of these residents may live in Farmington, NM 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, NM, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,822 people), Retail Trade (2,588 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,745 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Farmington, NM has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (16.5 times higher than expected), Utilities (4.22 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.57 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Farmington, NM, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($100,134), Utilities ($78,768), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,909).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $14.9B

  2. $13.1B

  3. $8.75B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $14.9B, followed by Crude petroleum ($13.1B) and Electronics ($8.75B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$74.8B

2020 Value

$110B

Projected 2045 Value

47.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Mexico trade was $74.8B. This is expected to increase 47.6% to $110B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Mexico 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 New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $10.6B

  2. $9.8B

  3. $6.35B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $10.6B, followed by Arizona with $9.8B and Oregon and $6.35B.

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

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Health

85.4% of the population of Farmington, NM has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 22.3% on Medicaid, 8.43% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 1.62% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Farmington, NM was $7,214 in 2014. This is a 5.16% increase from the previous year ($6,860).

Primary care physicians in Farmington, NM see 1605 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1629 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1086 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 448 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.7%). Additionally, McKinley County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,605 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in San Juan County, NM see an average of 1,605 patients per year. This represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1,629 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in San Juan County, NM in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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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$7,214

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,155

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,445

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,663

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Mexico (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.16%, from $6,860 to $7,214.

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

14.6%

Uninsured

42%

Employer Coverage

22.3%

Medicaid

8.43%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

1.62%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Farmington, NM declined by 15.3% from 17.2% to 14.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Farmington, NM 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. 13.7% prevalence

  2. 13.3% prevalence

  3. 10.9% prevalence

Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico, at 13.7%.

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Diversity

Farmington, NM is home to a population of 45.9k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.31% of Farmington, NM residents were born outside of the country (1.98k people).

In 2017, there were 1.86 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.9k people) in Farmington, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.2k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 7.12k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Farmington, NM was 32.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Farmington, NM are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Farmington, NM residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.31%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.98k people

4.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.03k people

As of 2017, 4.31% of Farmington, NM residents (1.98k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Farmington, NM was 4.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    145,710 ± 9,038 people

  2. Germany

    5,026 ± 1,738 people

  3. Philippines

    3,772 ± 1,506 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Mexico was Mexico, the natal country of 145,710 New Mexico residents, followed by Germany with 5,026 and Philippines with 3,772.

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Citizenship

96.8%

2017 Citizenship

96.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.8% of Farmington, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Farmington, NM was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Farmington, NM

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    20.9k ± 924

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)

    11.2k ± 852

  3. White (Hispanic)

    7.12k ± 800

In 2017, there were 1.86 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.9k people) in Farmington, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.2k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 7.12k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Farmington, NM as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    769 ± 174

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    416 ± 135

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    308 ± 114

Farmington, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Farmington, NM awarded 1,921 degrees. The student population of Farmington, NM is skewed towards women, with 2,463 male students and 4,567 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Farmington, NM are White (889 and 46.9%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (454 and 23.9%), Hispanic or Latino (291 and 15.3%), and Unknown (187 and 9.86%).

The largest universities in Farmington, NM by number of degrees awarded are San Juan College (1,921 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Farmington, NM are Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (384 and 20%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (239 and 12.4%), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (195 and 10.2%).

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

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Farmington, NM was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 167 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,921 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Farmington, NM institution with the largest number of graduating students was San Juan College with 1,921 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

857

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,064

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 857 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Farmington, NM, which is 0.805 times less than the 1,064 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

    889 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    454 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    291 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Farmington, NM were to White students. These 889 degrees mean that there were 1.96 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 454 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Farmington, NM was $178,400 in 2017, which is 0.777 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $174,900 to $178,400, a 2% increase. The homeownership rate in Farmington, NM is 67.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Farmington, NM have an average commute time of 17.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Farmington, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$178,400

2017 Median

± $5,977

$174,900

2016 Median

± $5,675

In 2017, the median property value in Farmington, NM grew to to $178,400 from the previous year's value of $174,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Farmington, NM 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, NM the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$55,179

Median Household Income

± $3,408

15.5k

Number of Households

± 834

In 2017, the median household income of the 15.5k households in Farmington, NM grew to $55,179 from the previous year's value of $52,598.

The following chart displays the households in Farmington, NM 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

67.1%

2017 Homeownership

66.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.1% of the housing units in Farmington, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.9%.

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

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Commute Time

17.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Farmington, NM have a shorter commute time (17.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% of the workforce in Farmington, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85%

  2. Carpooled

    10.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    1.75%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Farmington, NM was Drove Alone (85%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.8%) and those who Worked At Home (1.75%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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