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Farmington is a town in Hartford County, in the Hartford metro area.

The latitude of Farmington is 41.727N. The longitude is -72.84W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 161 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 23,641.


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Median household income
Local
$67,073
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Farmington demographic reports
Farmington is on the Farmington River.
Home of Miss Porter's prep school
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· 50 Cent, rapper
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Gloria Jean's, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Shade Swamp Sanctuary
Historic sites and museums: Hill-Stead Museum, Unionville Museum, Day-Lewis Museum of Indian Artifacts, Stanley-Whitman House
Colleges and universities: Tunxis Community-Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
Farmington, Conn., looks like a rich but sleepy suburb where nothing much happens. That's fine with its preppy residents, who would just as soon not be noticed.
-- New York Times, March 3, 2006

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Farmington residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Farmington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Farmington was $39,102, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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49% of Farmington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Farmington include Farmington Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Farmington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $788.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,554.


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Libraries in Farmington include Farmington Library, Village Branch Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Farmington workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Farmington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Farmington include Centennial Inn, Farmington Inn, Hartford Marriott Hotel Farmington, Homewood Suites Hotel Farmington, Studio Plus.

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“ Farmington, Conn., looks like a rich but sleepy suburb where nothing much happens. That's fine with its preppy residents, who would just as soon not be noticed. ”
~ New York Times, March 3, 2006

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