Farmington, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,819.
Males: 1,410  (50.0%)
Females: 1,409  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 42066

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,246 (it was $36,080 in 2000)
Farmington:

$45,246
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,713 (it was $18,270 in 2000)

Farmington CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,909 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Farmington:

$100,909
KY:

$120,900
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  • Races in Farmington, KY (2000)

    Farmington races chart
    • 2,72697.9%White alone
    • 180.6%Black alone
    • 180.6%Two or more races
    • 110.4%Hispanic
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Asian alone
    • 20.07%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Farmington: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 560 feet

Land area: 60.5 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (very low).

Farmington, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Farmington:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farmington CCD:

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 69.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Farmington CCD:  0.5% ($380)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Farmington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (66.7 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (106.1 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (358.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mayfield, KY (2.4 miles ), Sedalia, KY (2.9 miles ), Kirksey, KY (3.0 miles ), Pryorsburg, KY (3.0 miles ), Wingo, KY (3.3 miles ), Symsonia, KY (3.4 miles ), Fancy Farm, KY (3.6 miles ), Dexter, KY (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.70 N, Longitude: 88.55 W

Area code: 270

Farmington household income distribution Farmington home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Plastics and rubber products (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Farmington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Farmington, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Farmington, Kentucky average temperatures Farmington, Kentucky average precipitation Farmington, Kentucky humidity Farmington, Kentucky wind speed Farmington, Kentucky snowfall Farmington, Kentucky sunshine Farmington, Kentucky clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Farmington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Farmington place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 14.6 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Farmington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 126.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from Farmington center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from Farmington center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 123.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Graves County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Adrian Smith (basketball) - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Farmington:

  • GREEN ACRES HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • HERITAGE MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • JACKSON PURCHASE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • FMC - DIALYSIS OF MAYFIELD (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • MILLS HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • MILLS MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • HOME HEALTH PLUS, INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MURRAY, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farmington:

  • Murray State University (about 14 miles; Murray, KY; Full-time enrollment: 8,930)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 31 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Bethel University (about 39 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 60 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 66 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 68 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)

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Notable locations in Farmington: Farmington Fire Department Station 1 (A), Farmington Fire Department Station 3 (B), Farmington Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.3. This is about average.

City:

76.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.102
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.42
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.809. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.809
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

20.2
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.8%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.6%

Farmington compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Kentucky average:

13.8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Farmington CCD (based on Graves County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,54384
Mainline Protestant2,40318
Catholic2,1962
Black Protestant6786
Other3313
None8,970-
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: 5
Graves County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Graves County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Graves County:

32.1%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.3%
State:

15.9%

5.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,218 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McCracken County, KY  0.96% ($34,090 average AGI)
from Calloway County, KY  0.48% ($29,049)
from Marshall County, KY  0.35% ($32,045)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McCracken County, KY  0.92% ($32,026 average AGI)
to Calloway County, KY  0.58% ($27,959)
to Marshall County, KY  0.31% ($33,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Farmington:

  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WRKY (1130 AM; 3 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYMC (1430 AM; 1 kW; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: JDM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNBS (1340 AM; 1 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKYX (570 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Farmington:

  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTRT (88.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WCBL-FM (99.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WVHM (90.5 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • WAAJ (89.7 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Farmington:

  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
Farmington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Farmington fatal accident list:

Dec 12, 1995 03:10 PM, 0121, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 146Total average daily traffic
  • 146Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 2.7 Km Nw (Lat: 36.692778 Lon: -88.536389), Type: 199.4, Overall height: 182.7 m
    Registrant: 6062587172, Stalbert@ket.Org, 600 COOPER DR

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.7 Mi Nw (Lat: 36.692556 Lon: -88.536167), Structure height: 200 m, Call Sign: KRB606, Licensee ID: L00001846
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2002, Expiration Date: 05/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2012
    Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of, 600 Cooper Dr, Lexington, KY 40502, Phone: (502) 669-4016

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Paducah, KY WPSD, 1.7 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 36.692556 Lon: -88.536139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 182.7 m, Overall height: 199.9 m, Call Sign: WMU833
    Assigned Frequencies: 2073.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/1994, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013
    Registrant: Covington & Burling LLP, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 662-5120, Fax: (202) 778-5120, Email:
  • 42MURRAY KET, 2.7 Km Nw (Lat: 36.692778 Lon: -88.536389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 182.7 m, Overall height: 199.4 m, Call Sign: WQHB606
    Assigned Frequencies: 10573.7 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2007, Expiration Date: 06/20/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2008, Certifier: William F Hays
    Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:
  • 42MURRAY KET, 2.7 Km Nw (Lat: 36.692778 Lon: -88.536389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 182.7 m, Overall height: 199.4 m, Call Sign: WQNT592
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/2011, Expiration Date: 05/19/2021, Certifier: William F Hays
    Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:
  • STATION, 1-3/4 Mile Northwest Of (Lat: 36.692556 Lon: -88.536139), Overall height: 198.7 m, Call Sign: WED987
    Assigned Frequencies: 2132.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/2007, Expiration Date: 03/11/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2012
    Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Email:
  • 1.7 Miles Northwest (Lat: 36.692556 Lon: -88.536139), Overall height: 199.6 m, Call Sign: WLE775, Licensee ID: L00001846
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/1989, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013
    Registrant: Kentucky Authority For Educational Tv, 600 Cooper Dr, Lexington, KY 40502-2248
  • 1.7 Miles Northwest (Lat: 36.692556 Lon: -88.536139), Overall height: 199.6 m, Call Sign: WLE891, Licensee ID: L00001846
    Assigned Frequencies: 7025.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/1989, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013
    Registrant: Kentucky Authority For Educational Tv, 600 Cooper Dr, Lexington, KY 40502-2248

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KD4BVL
    Grant Date: 06/18/1991, Expiration Date: 06/18/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/19/2003
    Registrant: Daniel W Smith, Rt 1 Box 169a, Farmington, KY 42040
  • Call Sign: KD4HVI
    Grant Date: 12/10/1991, Expiration Date: 12/10/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/11/2003
    Registrant: Cary J Mc Clure, Rt 1 Box 252, Farmington, KY 42040
  • Call Sign: KD4YGF
    Grant Date: 02/23/1993, Expiration Date: 02/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2005
    Registrant: Steven O Bowers, Rt 1 Box 217, Farmington, KY 42040
  • Call Sign: KG4BGD
    Grant Date: 12/12/1998, Expiration Date: 12/12/2008, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2010
    Registrant: Clint F Barrow, 206 Bendefield Ln, Farmington, KY 42040
  • Call Sign: KJ4LVS, Licensee ID: L01489424
    Grant Date: 05/06/2009, Expiration Date: 05/06/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2012, Certifier: John A Piper
    Registrant: John A Piper, 1690 Clayton Rd, Farmington, KY 42040
  • Call Sign: WB4ZZT, Previous Call Sign: KJ4LVS, Licensee ID: L01489424
    Grant Date: 12/14/2012, Expiration Date: 12/14/2022, Certifier: John A Piper
    Registrant: John A Piper, 1690 Clayton Rd, Farmington, KY 42040

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Farmington on our top lists:

  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Service occupations:"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores"
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