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Farmington is a city in Dakota County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Farmington. For links to other places called Farmington, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Farmington is 44.640N. The longitude is -93.143W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 902 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,060.


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Median household income
Local
$61,864
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Farmington demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Dakota County Fair - Aug. 6-12, 2007
  • Minnesota Scottish Fair & Highland Games - May 19, 2007
  • Rambling River Days - June 22-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Farmington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Dakota City Heritage Village

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Farmington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dakota County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55044 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

34% of Farmington residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Farmington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Farmington was $22,281, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

24% 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 $541.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,251.


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Libraries in Farmington include Farmington Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Farmington include Farmington Independent, Farmington Thisweek

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

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The average commute time for Farmington workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 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 .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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