Farmington, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Farmington, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Farmington had a population of 2,217 as of July 1, 2018. Farmington ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Farmington is located at latitude 34.9301 and longitude -88.4523 in Alcorn County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Farmington encompass a land area of 6.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Alcorn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 522 feet.

The Town of Farmington (GNIS ID: 2406492) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Farmington is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Alcorn County.

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Farmington, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,217
Population in Households 2,212
Population in Familes 1,876
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 347
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $36,306
Average Household Income $51,253
Per Capita Income $20,608


Total Housing Units 970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 603 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $104,899
Average Home Value $110,738


Total Households 877
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 627
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.17% 0.04%
Households 0.18% 0.0%
Families -0.34% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Farmington, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmington to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 109 70th
Population Density # 240 34th
Diversity Index # 350 4th
Median Household Income # 155 57th
Per Capita Income # 153 58th

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