For population 25 years and over in Farmington:
For population 15 years and over in Farmington town:
29 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $549 (0.6%)
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
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
Farmington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 188% 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 below Mississippi state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1992 at 03:06:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 7.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from Farmington center
On 8/29/1990 at 19:34:59, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.5 MD, Depth: 8.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/1994 at 12:50:38, a magnitude 3.1 (2.7 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from Farmington center
On 8/17/1995 at 23:18:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Alcorn County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 0.963. This is significantly better than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.44. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.7%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Farmington compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Farmington (based on Alcorn County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Farmington government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,169 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,707 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1