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Farmington

  •   State: 
    Utah
      County: 
    Davis County
      City: 
    Farmington
      County FIPS: 
    49011
      Coordinates: 
    40°59′12″N 111°53′57″W
      Area total: 
    10.05 sq mi (26.02 km²)
      Area land: 
    9.95 sq mi (25.78 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.09 sq mi (0.24 km²)
      Elevation: 
    4,305 ft (1,312 m)
      Established: 
    1847; Settled 1847; Incorporated February 18, 1852
  •   Latitude: 
    40,9826
      Longitude: 
    -111,9014
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Ogden-Clearfield, UT
      Timezone: 
    Mountain Standard Time (MST) UTC-7:00; Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) UTC-6:00
      ZIP codes: 
    84025
      GMAP: 

    Farmington, Davis County, Utah, United States

  •   Population: 
    24,531
      Population density: 
    2,465 residents per square mile of area (951.6/km²)
      Household income: 
    $90,543
      Households: 
    4,726
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.40%
      Income taxes: 
    6.98%

Farmington is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States. The population was 24,531 at the 2020 census. Lagoon Amusement Park and Station Park transit-oriented retail center (which includes a FrontRunner train station) are located in Farmington. It was the birthplace of one of the longest-lived Latter-day Saint apostles, LeGrand Richards. The city was ranked 12th on Money magazine's "Best Places to Live" index in 2011. In the 2010 census there were 18,275 people, 5,148 households, and 2,769 families residing in the city. Farmington is located in east-central Davis County. It is bordered by Kaysville and Fruit Heights to the north and by Centerville to the south. The Wasatch Mountains are to the east, and the Great Salt Lake is to the west. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.0 square miles (25.8 km²), of which 9.8 square miles [25.5 km²] is land and 0.1 square mile (0.2 km²) is water. Under the Köppen climate classification, Farmington experiences what may be classified as a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Csa), despite not being on the west coast of an ocean like most Mediterranean climates. It may also beclassified as humid continental (Dsa), if the boundary between continental and subtropical climate is an average January temperature of 0 °C (32 °F) rather than 3 °F (27 °F).

History

The region that is now Farmington was settled in 1847 by the Haight family. It was the birthplace of one of the longest-lived Latter-day Saint apostles, LeGrand Richards. Lagoon Amusement Park was founded here in 1886 and occupies 100 acres (0.40 km²) of the city. The city was ranked 12th on Money magazine's "Best Places to Live" index in 2011.

Geography and climate

Farmington is located in east-central Davis County. It is bordered by Kaysville and Fruit Heights to the north and by Centerville to the south. The Wasatch Mountains are to the east, and the Great Salt Lake is to the west. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.0 square miles (25.8 km²) It has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Csa), despite not being on the west coast of an ocean like most Mediterranean climates. Lake-enhanced snowfall occurs frequently during the winter, and cool downslope mountain breezes occur on most summer evenings. It may also be classified as humid continental (Dsa), if the boundary between continental and subtropical climate is an average January temperature of 0 °C (32 °F) rather than 3 °F (27 °F). The city is located on the Utah-Utah Turnpike, which runs north-south through the Wasatch Mountain Range and into the Salt Lake Valley. It has an average monthly temperature of 3 °C. The city's average annual rainfall is 1.7 inches (38.5 mm) and it has a mean annual rainfall of 0.8 inches (1.2 cm) Farmington has a humid continental climate (DSA) with an average annual temperature of 1.8 °C, or 0.7 °F. It also has a cool summer summertime climate (Csb) with average monthly temperatures of 2.7°C (4.7 °F).

Demographics

In an 1850 census of Davis County, almost half of the Farmington residents were from New York.:39 In the 2010 census there were 18,275 people, 5,148 households, and 2,769 families residing in the city with an average family size of 3.41. It is part of the OgdenClearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. In the city, the population was spread out, with 37.0% under the age of 18, 11.4% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 19.0%. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.2 males. The per capita income for the city was $24,407. About 1.6% of families and 2.4%. of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1%. of those under age 18 and 0.2% of those age 65 or over. The median income for a family was $78,492. Males had a median income of $56,847 versus $30,464 for females. The average household size was 3.72 and theAverage family size was3.97. The city has a population density of 1,557.8 people per square mile (601.1/km²). There were 5,339 housing units at an average density of 414.7 per squaremile (160.0/km 2). The racial makeup of the city is 95.1%, with 0.7% African American, 0.3% Native American,0.9% Asian, 1.3%. Pacific Islander, and 1.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.98%.

Education

The community is served by Davis School District. Davis is located in the eastern part of the county. The community is home to the Davis High School and the Davis Junior/Senior High School. It is also home to Davis Elementary School and Davis Middle School. The town has a population of about 2,000 people, most of whom live in the north and west areas of the community. The school district serves about 1,000 students. It was founded in 1872 and is located on the banks of the Davis River. The district's mascot is the Dukes of Hazzard and the school colors are blue and white. It also has a baseball team, the Davis Mustangs, and a softball team, The Dukes Of Hazzards, who play in the Davis-Davis High School football team. It has a golf team, Davis High, and Davis Elementary, both of which are in the district. The village also has an elementary school and a middle school, which are served by the Davis Community School District, which serves the community in the east and west parts of the town, respectively. The city has a high school, Davis Junior & Senior High School, which was established in 1876. It's also the home of Davis Elementary and Davis Junior High, which opened in 1878. The Davis Community High School is in the community, and the community has a junior/senior high, Davis-Hazzard High School in the west, which began in 1881.

S&S Shortline Railroad Park & Museum

S&S Shortline Railroad Park & Museum contains over 90 pieces of equipment in all shapes and sizes. It also has two separate railroads where visitors can enjoy train rides on the first Saturday of every month from June to September. The track gauges of the two railroads are 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge and 7+12 in (190.5 mm) gauge. One interesting item in the park's collection is a 4-4-0 steam locomotive built by Crown Metal Products. The park is located in the town of Farmington, New Hampshire, and is open to the public on the weekends and on weekdays.

Trail system

The Farmington Trail Committee maintains 146.49 miles of trail throughout the city. 36 of the trails are named that traverse from the hills on the east to the wetlands to the west. The trail system has a variety of surface material including gravel, asphalt, and concrete. There are 55 points of interest that are accessible by the trail system. The trails are maintained by a volunteer group called the Farmington trail committee. The committee is made up of members from Farmington and surrounding communities. The group meets monthly to discuss plans for the future of the city's trails.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Farmington, Davis County, Utah = 16.4. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 59. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 80. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Farmington = 4.5 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 24,531 individuals with a median age of 28.7 age the population grows by 44.11% in Farmington, Davis County, Utah population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,465 residents per square mile of area (951.6/km²). There are average 3.56 people per household in the 4,726 households with an average household income of $90,543 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 5.80% of the available work force and has dropped -4.98% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 24.24%. The number of physicians in Farmington per 100,000 population = 131.7.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Farmington = 22.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 50.4 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 83. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 230. 92 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 20.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 67, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Farmington, Davis County, Utah which are owned by the occupant = 84.13%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 15 years with median home cost = $248,390 and home appreciation of -9.20%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $6.13 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $3,277 per student. There are 25.4 students for each teacher in the school, 817 students for each Librarian and 618 students for each Counselor. 6.76% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 27.58% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 13.78% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Farmington's population in Davis County, Utah of 1,050 residents in 1900 has increased 23,36-fold to 24,531 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 48.46% female residents and 51.54% male residents live in Farmington, Davis County, Utah.

    As of 2020 in Farmington, Davis County, Utah are married and the remaining 36.63% are single population.

  • 27.3 minutes is the average time that residents in Farmington require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    79.14% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.08% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 2.73% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 5.68% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Farmington, Davis County, Utah, 84.13% are owner-occupied homes, another 10.72% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.16% are vacant.

  • The 76.03% of the population in Farmington, Davis County, Utah who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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