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Farmington is a city in San Juan County.

The community name is an abbreviated version of "farming town."

The latitude of Farmington is 36.728N. The longitude is -108.218W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,299 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 41,420.


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Median household income
Local
$37,663
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Farmington demographic reports
Farmington is at the junction of the Animas, La Plata and San Juan rivers.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 434. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 10.6 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1994 movie, "Pontiac Moon"
· 1994 movie, "Natural Born Killers"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • San Juan County Fair - Aug. 13-18, 2007
  • Riverfest - May 25-27, 2007
  • Northern Navajo Nation Shiprock Fair - Oct. 4-7, 2007
  • Totah Festival - Sept. 1-2, 2007
  • Balloon Festival - May 25-27, 2007
Dates often change. Check Farmington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Animas Parklands, Morgan Lake, Riverside Nature Center
Farmington attractions: B-Square Ranch
Historic sites and museums: Farmington Museum, E3 Children's Museum
Colleges and universities: San Juan College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Farmington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the San Juan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 87402 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Farmington residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Farmington ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Farmington was $18,167, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Farmington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Farmington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $418.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $880.


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Libraries in Farmington include Farmington Library East, Farmington Public Library, Power Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Farmington include Farmington Times

TV stations in Farmington include KOBF.

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San Juan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Farmington political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Farmington workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Farmington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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