Farmington, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 115 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +53.3%
Males: 70  (60.9%)
Females: 45  (39.1%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip code: 19950

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,323 (it was $41,458 in 2000)
Farmington:

$58,323
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,829 (it was $16,423 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $161,980 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Farmington:

$161,980
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $152,488; detached houses: $180,861; mobile homes: $67,105

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,620.

March 2019 cost of living index in Farmington: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.5%
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According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Farmington, Delaware as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Farmington is 109 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (80.0%), German (15.6%), French (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 63 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,649 people per square mile   (low).

Farmington, Delaware map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Farmington town:

0.7% ($533)
Delaware:

0.7% ($841)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (52.1 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (63.5 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (81.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Harrington, DE (2.0 miles ),
Greenwood, DE (2.1 miles ),
Houston, DE (2.3 miles ),
Milford, DE (2.9 miles ),
Bridgeville, DE (3.0 miles ),
Ellendale, DE (3.1 miles ),
Felton, DE (3.1 miles ),
Frederica, DE (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 38.87 N, Longitude: 75.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Distribution of median household income in Farmington, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Farmington, DE in 2017

Farmington satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Delaware:

3.2%

Average climate in Farmington, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Farmington, Delaware average temperatures Farmington, Delaware average precipitation Farmington, Delaware humidity Farmington, Delaware wind speed Farmington, Delaware snowfall Farmington, Delaware sunshine Farmington, Delaware clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 2.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.74
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00406. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00406
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Farmington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Delaware state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Farmington town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.1 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Farmington-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.0 miles away from Farmington center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 103.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 312.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 357.5 miles away from Farmington center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 283.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Farmington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Farmington:

  • MILFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MILFORD, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH - MILFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MILFORD, DE)
  • ENVOY OF DENTON (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • WESLEYAN HEALTH CARE CNTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • CAROLINE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • CAROLINE CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • SEAFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)

Airports located in Farmington:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farmington:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 16 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 23 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 23 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 35 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 37 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 46 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cumberland County College (about 49 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Farmington include: Bethany Church of the Brethren (A), Farmington-Salem Methodist Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: William Tharp - Politician.

Kent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Farmington and their reported violations in the past:

FARMINGTON MINI MART (Population served: 433, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-13-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2011)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

82.9%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Farmington:

Marital status in Farmington, DE
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 8.2%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Farmington:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Delaware average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Farmington, DE (based on Kent County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,6795
Evangelical Protestant14,99279
Mainline Protestant14,93141
Black Protestant3,24518
Other2,71814
Orthodox1001
None109,645-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Kent County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Kent County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Kent County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Kent County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
This county:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kent County:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

31.2%
Delaware:

27.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

6.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,074 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.17%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Castle County, DE  1.31% ($48,838 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  1.01% ($33,254)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.17% ($40,491)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,302 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.20%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sussex County, DE  1.14% ($39,974 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  1.08% ($46,206)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.10% ($35,254)

Strongest AM radio stations in Farmington:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WYUS (930 AM; 1 kW; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Farmington:

  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Farmington:

  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)

Farmington fatal accident list:

Sep 10, 2017 01:15 AM, Farmington Rd, Main St, Lat: 38.869289, Lon: -75.579669, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.8mTotal length
  • 664Total average daily traffic
  • 82Total average daily truck traffic
  • 712Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Farmington, DE
  • 41.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.4%Electricity
  • 17.6%Wood
  • 11.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Farmington, DE
  • 92.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.1%Electricity


Farmington compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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