Farmington, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 2,192 (2% urban, 98% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.1%
Males: 1,103  (50.4%)
Females: 1,089  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 38834.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,717 (it was $37,074 in 2000)
Farmington:

$41,717
MS:

$41,754

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,702 (it was $16,327 in 2000)

Farmington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $103,232 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Farmington:

$103,232
MS:

$113,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $117,627; Detached houses: $124,975; Mobile homes: $24,446

Median gross rent in 2016: $681.

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  • Races in Farmington, MS (2010)

    Farmington races chart
    • 2,09996.0%White alone
    • 391.8%Black alone
    • 261.2%Two or more races
    • 90.4%Asian alone
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Hispanic

Races in Farmington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Farmington: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (45.1%), Irish (12.1%), English (8.3%), German (3.6%), European (2.5%), Polish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 530 feet

Land area: 3.74 square miles.

Population density: 586 people per square mile   (low).

Farmington, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Farmington:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farmington town:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

9 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Mississippi:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $760 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $654 (0.6%)

Farmington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (53.6 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (88.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (480.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Corinth, MS (2.1 miles ), Glen, MS (2.1 miles ), Michie, TN (3.0 miles ), Burnsville, MS (3.0 miles ), Guys, TN (3.0 miles ), Rienzi, MS (3.5 miles ), Kossuth, MS (3.5 miles) , Pickwick, TN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.92 N, Longitude: 88.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Farmington household income distribution Farmington home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Farmington, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Farmington-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the Farmington town center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Farmington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 117.6 miles away from the city 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 137.5 miles away from Farmington center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.0 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 245.9 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 166.8 miles away from Farmington center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 105.9 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 Alcorn County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Farmington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Farmington:

  • WHITFIELD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • MAGNOLIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER HH AND HOSPICE AGENC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • HERITAGE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • MAGNOLIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • MAGNOLIA HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • CORNERSTONE HEALTH AND REHAB OF CORINTH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • MS CARE CENTER OF ALCORN COUNTY, INC-SNF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CORINTH, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farmington:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 20 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of North Alabama (about 44 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 45 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 45 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 54 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 58 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • University of Mississippi (about 74 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)

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Notable location: Farmington Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Alcorn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

75

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.30
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.1%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.7%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Mississippi average:

11.7

Farmington travel time to work - commute Farmington mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Farmington town (based on Alcorn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,18483
Mainline Protestant2,46115
Black Protestant9066
Other4892
Catholic4431
None12,574-
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: 6
Alcorn County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Alcorn County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Alcorn County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alcorn County:

29.5%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.4%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Farmington:

45.7%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Farmington:

10.1%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Farmington:

32.6%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.4%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.4%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Farmington, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$2,939$17,6347$1,262
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,262
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 7$2,734
Police - Other 0$0 1$315
Totals for Government 2$2,939$17,63416$5,573

Farmington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $561,000 ($255.93)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $250,000 ($114.05)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($23.27)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($2.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($2.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $150,000 ($68.43)

Farmington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $35,000 ($15.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $312,000 ($142.34)
  • Tax - Property: $42,000 ($19.16)

Farmington government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $79,000 ($36.04)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $255,000 ($116.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $304,000 ($138.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $30,000 ($13.69)

Farmington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($13.69)

5.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

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 Prentiss County, MS  0.61% ($23,686 average AGI)
from Tishomingo County, MS  0.45% ($23,412)
from McNairy County, TN  0.41% ($27,404)


5.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,240 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

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 Prentiss County, MS  0.60% ($24,681 average AGI)
to Tishomingo County, MS  0.53% ($31,475)
to McNairy County, TN  0.43% ($27,224)

Strongest AM radio stations in Farmington:

  • WCMA (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WKCU (1350 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Farmington:

  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRZ (94.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTRR-LP (97.1 FM; GLEN, MS; Owner: WRITE TO READ RADIO, INC.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIP-FM (99.3 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)

TV broadcast stations around Farmington:

  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BJ (Channel 20; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27CL (Channel 27; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BH (Channel 43; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W32BG (Channel 32; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W28BO (Channel 28; ACTON, TN; Owner: NORMAN CLOUTIER)
  • W69DB (Channel 69; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CG (Channel 51; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W56DA (Channel 56; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W53AF (Channel 53; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Donald T Robinson, 4353-X Cr 200 (Mswin 30414) (Lat: 34.931278 Lon: -88.420667), Type: 188.9, Overall height: 182.8 m, Registrant: 2052663366, Taylor@towersofms.Com, 2601 MILLWOOD ROAD
  • Donald T Robinson, 4353-X Cr 200 (Mswin 30414) (Lat: 34.931278 Lon: -88.420667), Type: 188.9, Overall height: 182.8 m, Registrant: 2052663366, Taylor@towersofms.Com, 2601 MILLWOOD ROAD
  • Ronald E Davis, 4353-X Cr 200 (Mswin 30414) (Lat: 34.931278 Lon: -88.420667), Type: 188.9, Structure height: 28003 m, Overall height: 182.8 m, Registrant: 2514216044, Slade@towersofms.Com, 31560 BLAKELEY WAY

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 30414, 4353-X Cr 200 (Mswin 30414) (Lat: 34.931278 Lon: -88.420667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 182.8 m, Overall height: 188.9 m, Call Sign: WQOS460, Licensee ID: L01412109
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/17/2012, Expiration Date: 01/17/2022, Certifier: Bill RoachRegistrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Farmington compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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