Farmington, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 3,974. Population change since 2000: -4.2%
Males: 2,217  (55.8%)
Females: 1,757  (44.2%)
Median resident age:  51.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54020, 54981.

Farmington Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,050 (it was $46,633 in 2000)
Farmington:

$55,050
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,172 (it was $20,044 in 2000)

Farmington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $167,702 (it was $114,000 in 2000)
Farmington:

$167,702
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $218,516; Detached houses: $218,200; In 2-unit structures: $343,045; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $686,091; Mobile homes: $95,079
Farmington races chart
  • White alone - 3,865 (97.3%)
  • Hispanic - 55 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Farmington: 165.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (38.4%), Irish (13.3%), Polish (10.6%), Norwegian (10.1%), English (8.7%), United States (6.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 872 feet

Land area: 34.5 square miles.

Population density: 115 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Farmington,WI real estate house value index trend

Farmington, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Farmington:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farmington town:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

16 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.4%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Farmington town:  1.7% ($1,890)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Farmington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (38.1 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (89.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (189.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chain O' Lakes, WI (1.4 miles ), Chain O' Lakes-King, WI (1.4 miles ), Dayton, WI (1.9 miles ), Waupaca, WI (2.0 miles ), Lanark, WI (2.4 miles ), Scandinavia, WI (2.7 miles ), Lind, WI (2.8 miles ), St. Lawrence, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $260,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $207,900
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $566,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $206,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.36 N, Longitude: 89.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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

6.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (18%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (27%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (4%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Farmington, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Farmington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Farmington town center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 tornado 28.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Farmington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 201.0 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 413.9 miles away from Farmington center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 388.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 348.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 183.0 miles away from Farmington center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 360.0 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 Waupaca County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Farmington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Farmington:

  • DAVITA - GRAND SEASONS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - WAUPACA (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • CRYSTAL RIVER NUR REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • RECOVER HEALTH OF WISCONSIN INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • HOSPICE PGM WAUPACA CTY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)
  • BETHANY HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farmington:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 24 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 31 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 36 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 39 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Lawrence University (about 39 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 50 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 54 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)

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Notable locations in Farmington: Edmunds Dock (A), Camp Onaway (B), King Fire Department - Wisconsin Veterans Home (C), Loyola Villa (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Farmington include: Farmington Church (A), Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Farmington Lutheran Cemetery (1), Salem Cemetery (2), Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Mud Lake (A), Old Taylor Lake (B), Otter Lake (C), Ottman Lake (D), Rainbow Lake (E), Lake Nymphaea (F), Nessling Lake (G), Limekiln Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Waupaca County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

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

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

8.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

2.5%
Whole state:

3.7%

People in group quarters in Farmington in 2010:

  • 675 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 26 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
773 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Farmington compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (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 town (based on Waupaca County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.86%
Here: 75.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents30.9%25.6%16.3%13.0%5.4%
Congregations9.7%20.8%8.3%13.9%11.1%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Free Church of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.4%1.7%1.2%0.8%2.7%
Congregations4.2%4.2%2.8%1.4%23.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Waupaca County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Waupaca County:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Here:

9.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Waupaca County:

27.6%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
State:

13.0%

5.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200539,208 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

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:
from Outagamie County, WI  1.34% ($37,234 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  0.67% ($40,940)
from Portage County, WI  0.46% ($43,478)


6.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200631,335 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

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:
to Outagamie County, WI  1.39% ($35,200 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, WI  0.71% ($30,657)
to Portage County, WI  0.42% ($27,440)

Strongest AM radio stations in Farmington:

  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Farmington:

  • WDUX-FM (92.7 FM; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)

TV broadcast stations around Farmington:

  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Farmington, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Wisconsin average:
  • Fatal accident count: 85
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 127
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 92
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 211
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

Farmington fatal accident list:

Jun 8, 2001 01:20 PM, B, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 49 meters (161ft)
Total average daily traffic: 62,445
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,451

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 4
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Farmington, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Peter M Connolly, Near W3477 Ranch Road (Lat: 43.090250 Lon: -88.702306), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 56.3 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W., SUI
  • Peter M Connolly, Near W3477 Ranch Road (Lat: 43.090250 Lon: -88.702306), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 56.3 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W., SUI

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 120 Ne Of Int Cty Hwy B & Farmington (Lat: 43.075833 Lon: -88.670944), Call Sign: KNDV870, Licensee ID: L00644633
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/2003, Expiration Date: 04/15/2013
    Registrant: Farmington, Town Of, W3157 Bakertown Rd, Helenville, WI 53137-9743, Phone: (920) 699-2348, Fax: (920) 699-5027

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