Farmington, ME

Census Place

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2022 Population
4,318
2.4% 1-year decline
US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
2022 Median Age
35.4
5.67% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
24.4%
17.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$40,350
6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$184,400
11% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
2,072
14.3% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Farmington, ME had a population of 4.32k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $40,350. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Farmington, ME declined from 4,424 to 4,318, a −2.4% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,067 to $40,350, a 6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Farmington, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.65%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.51%), White (Hispanic) (0.973%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.973%).

None of the households in Farmington, ME reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in Farmington, ME are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Farmington, ME are University of Maine at Farmington (394 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Farmington, ME was $184,400, and the homeownership rate was 35.3%.

Most people in Farmington, ME drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Farmington, ME was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Farmington, ME is home to a population of 4.32k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.26% of Farmington, ME residents were born outside of the country (227 people).

In 2022, there were 16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.89k people) in Farmington, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 244 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 65 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of Farmington, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Farmington, ME was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Farmington, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.89k ± 481
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    244 ± 121
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    65 ± 44
1.23%
Hispanic Population
53 people

In 2022, there were 16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.89k people) in Farmington, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 244 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 65 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.23% of the people in Farmington, ME are hispanic (53 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    9,723 ± 2,412 people
  2. China
    2,585 ± 1,247 people
  3. Germany
    2,409 ± 1,204 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maine was Canada, the natal country of 9,723 Maine residents, followed by China with 2,585 and Germany with 2,409.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.26%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
227 people
3.89%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
172 people

As of 2022, 5.26% of Farmington, ME residents (227 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Farmington, ME was 3.89%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    99 ± 68
  2. Korea
    87 ± 92
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    32 ± 33

Farmington, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Farmington, ME employs 2.07k people. The largest industries in Farmington, ME are Educational Services (782 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (431 people), and Retail Trade (251 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($34,191), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($27,800), and Transportation & Warehousing ($27,800).

Males in Maine have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,509. The income inequality in Maine (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.07k
2022 Value
± 355
−14.3%
1 Year decline
± 28.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Farmington, ME declined at a rate of −14.3%, from 2.42k employees to 2.07k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Farmington, ME, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (314 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (215 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (209 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Farmington, ME.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.07k
2022 Value
± 355
−14.3%
1 Year decline
± 28.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Farmington, ME declined at a rate of −14.3%, from 2.42k employees to 2.07k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Farmington, ME, are Educational Services (782 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (431 people), and Retail Trade (251 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$28,719
Median earning men ± $10,132
$9,981
Median earning women ± $5,051

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Retail Trade ($50,604), Public Administration ($34,412), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($24,519).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Retail Trade ($22,683), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($10,363), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($5,893).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.54%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 627k people employed in Maine. This represents a 1.54% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maine.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maine went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.71%).

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing the state of Maine. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maine

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Susan Collins
Senator from Maine2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Angus King
Senator from Maine1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Angus King of Maine and Bernie Sanders of Vermont join meetings of the Senate Democratic Caucus.

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing Maine.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maine

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maine have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Farmington, ME awarded 394 degrees. The student population of Farmington, ME in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 554 male students and 1,283 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Farmington, ME are White (344 and 87.5%), followed by Unknown (19 and 4.83%), Hispanic or Latino (12 and 3.05%), and Two or More Races (10 and 2.54%).

The largest universities in Farmington, ME by number of degrees awarded are University of Maine at Farmington (394 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Farmington, ME are Elementary Education & Teaching (38 and 9.64%), General Psychology (38 and 9.64%), and Higher Education & Administration (37 and 9.39%).

The median tuition cost in Farmington, ME for a public four year colleges is $8,640 for in-state students and $20,400 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Farmington, ME, the percentage of applicants admitted was 94.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,837 (30.2% men and 69.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,837 students enrolled in Farmington, ME, 30.2% men and 69.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,535 records, of which 70% were women and 30% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 38 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Farmington, ME was Elementary Education & Teaching with 38 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
394 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Maine at Farmington with 394 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 100 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Farmington, ME, which is 0.34 times less than the 294 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 344 degrees mean that there were 18.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 19 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($8,640) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,250) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.538% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.438% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (355k), Some college (229k), and Bachelors Degree (225k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Farmington, ME was $184,400 in 2022, which is 0.654 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $166,200 to $184,400, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in Farmington, ME is 35.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Farmington, ME have an average commute time of 17.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Farmington, ME is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$184,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,346
$605
Median Property Taxes
±$185

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The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Farmington, ME compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

35.3%
Homeownership
2022
67.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 35.3% of the housing units in Farmington, ME were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 42.1%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$40,350
Median Household Income
± $5,913
1.72k
Number of Households
± 354

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.72k households in Farmington, ME grew to $40,350 from the previous year's value of $38,067.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Farmington, ME is from Maine.
0.437
2022 Wage GINI in Maine
0.436
2021 Wage GINI in Maine

In 2022, the income inequality in Maine was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.204% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Maine was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maine in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (49.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.2%)
  3. Walked (15.5%)

In 2022, 49.6% of workers in Farmington, ME drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.2%) and those who walked to work (15.5%).

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Commute Time

17.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Farmington, ME have a shorter commute time (17.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.15% of the workforce in Farmington, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Farmington, ME (835 out of 3.42k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 18 - 24.

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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Health

89.3% of the population of Farmington, ME has health coverage, with 33.4% on employee plans, 18.8% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 19.1% on non-group plans, and 1.58% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Franklin County, ME see 944 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (934 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2726 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 312 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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944 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Franklin County, ME

Primary care physicians in Franklin County, ME see an average of 944 patients per year. This represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (934 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 9.98% under 18 years, 40.8% between 18 and 34 years, 20.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 28.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.1% were men and 56.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.7%
Uninsured
33.4%
Employer Coverage
18.8%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
19.1%
Non-Group
1.58%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Farmington, ME declined by 3.01% from 11% to 10.7%.

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