Click here for a Free Online Estimate
Statistics and Facts of Farmington Michigan
The name Farmington, which properly refers to the 3.7 square mile municipality incorporated in the early 19th Century, is sometimes erroneously used to refer to the 33.3 square mile neighboring city of Farmington Hills (Farmington Township until 1973), which surrounds it.
Rex Cawley and Mickey Harris have been residents of the city.
NHL goaltender Brent Johnson of the Washington Capitals is from Farmington.
In 2007 CNNMoney.com listed Farmington as number 55 in their Best Places to Live survey.
Eric Lindros, NHL Player, graduated from Farmington High School in 1990 .
Population (year 2000): 10,423. Estimated population in July 2006: 9,993 (-4.1% change)
Males: 4,916 (47.2%)
Females: 5,507 (52.8%)
Median resident age: 40.4 years
Michigan median age: 35.5 years
Zip codes: 48331, 48334, 48335, 48336.
Estimated median household income in 2005: $58,400 (it was $56,442 in 2000)
Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $219,300 (it was $173,900 in 2000)
Ancestries: German (24.2%), Irish (18.2%), English (14.1%), Polish (9.1%), French (5.5%), Italian (4.8%).
Land area: 2.67 square miles. Population density: 3758 people per square mile (average).
For population 25 years and over in Farmington
High school or higher: 91.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.9%
Graduate or professional degree: 18.5%
Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Farmington city
Never married: 21.9%
Now married: 57.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Farmington: 1.8% ($3,145)
Michigan: 1.3% ($1,461)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Farmington Hills, MI (1.7 miles , pop. 82,111).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (19.4 miles , pop. 951,270).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (298.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Farmington Hills, MI (1.7 miles ), Livonia, MI (4.7 miles ), Franklin, MI (6.3 miles ), Redford, MI (7.1 miles ), Novi, MI (7.2 miles ), West Bloomfield Township, MI (7.4 miles ), Bingham Farms, MI (7.6 miles ), Northville, MI (7.8 miles ).
Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 83.37 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,385 (+13.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 682 (13.1%)
Area codes: 248, 947
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in 2006: 30 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here: 2.29
US city average: 3.00
Hospital/medical center in Farmington:
BOTSFORD GENERAL HOSPITAL (28050 GRAND ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Farmington:
ST MARY MERCY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; LIVONIA, MI)
STRAITH HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY (about 6 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI)
NORTHVILLE REGIONAL PSYCHIATRIC HOSP (about 9 miles; NORTHVILLE, MI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Farmington:
OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 14 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 19 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
WILLOW RUN (about 19 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: YIP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Farmington:
CANTON-PLYMOUTH-METTETAL (about 10 miles; PLYMOUTH, MI; ID: 1D2)
OAKLAND/TROY (about 16 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)
OAKLAND SOUTHWEST (about 17 miles; NEW HUDSON, MI; ID: Y47)
Amtrak stations near Farmington:
14 miles: PONTIAC (1600 WIDE TRACK DR.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
14 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
15 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
Local government website: www.ci.farmington.mi.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farmington:
SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE (about 3 miles; LIVONIA, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
MADONNA UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 2,431)
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 6,572)
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN (about 13 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 5,574)
OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BLOOMFIELD HILLS CAMPUS (about 14 miles; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,634)
DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 17 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
Public high school in Farmington:
FARMINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,354; Location: 32000 SHIAWASSEE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public elementary/middle schools in Farmington:
LONGACRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 34850 ARUNDEL STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
FLANDERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 32600 FLANDERS STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
FARMINGTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 30415 SHIAWASSEE STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
CLOVERDALE DVLPMNTL TRAINING CTR. (Students: 92; Location: 33000 FREEDOM ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)
Private elementary/middle school in Farmington:
COUNTRY HILLS MONTESSORI (Students: 4; Location: 23325 ORCHARD LAKE; Grades: KG - KG)
Average household size:
This city: 2.1 people
Michigan: 2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
This city: 57.3%
Whole state: 68.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city: 2.6%
Whole state: 5.3%
Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This city: 3.3%
Whole state: 10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This city: 0.7%
Whole state: 4.8%