Farmington, NM

Census Place

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2022 Population
46,457
0.512% 1-year decline
US Senator
N/AMartin Heinrich
Democratic Party
US Senator
N/ABen Ray Luján
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.7
2.88% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$61,388
9.53% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$219,300
17.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
18,230
0.659% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Farmington, NM had a population of 46.5k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $61,388. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Farmington, NM declined from 46,696 to 46,457, a −0.512% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,045 to $61,388, a 9.53% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Farmington, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (42%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (26%), White (Hispanic) (10.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.48%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.9%).

None of the households in Farmington, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

The largest universities in Farmington, NM are San Juan College (1,790 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Farmington, NM was $219,300, and the homeownership rate was 62.9%.

Population & Diversity

In 2022, there were 1.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.5k people) in Farmington, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.1k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 5.04k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Farmington, NM
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.5k ± 984
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    12.1k ± 1.02k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.04k ± 904
25.8%
Hispanic Population
12k people

In 2022, there were 1.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.5k people) in Farmington, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.1k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 5.04k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

25.8% of the people in Farmington, NM are hispanic (12k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Farmington, NM as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for New Mexico.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    128,832 ± 8,539 people
  2. Philippines
    5,882 ± 1,880 people
  3. Germany
    4,070 ± 1,565 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Mexico was Mexico, the natal country of 128,832 New Mexico residents, followed by Philippines with 5,882 and Germany with 4,070.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.35k people
3.45%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.61k people

As of 2022, 2.9% of Farmington, NM residents (1.35k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Farmington, NM was 3.45%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    761 ± 214
  2. Vietnam
    690 ± 169
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    495 ± 179

Farmington, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Farmington, NM employs 18.2k people. The largest industries in Farmington, NM are N/A, and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($92,538), Utilities ($87,903), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,132).

Males in New Mexico have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,740. The income inequality in New Mexico (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

18.2k
2022 Value
± 1,130
−0.659%
1 Year decline
± 8.74%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Farmington, NM declined at a rate of −0.659%, from 18.4k employees to 18.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Farmington, NM, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,102 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,040 people), and Management Occupations (1,400 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Farmington, NM.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

18.2k
2022 Value
± 1,130
−0.659%
1 Year decline
± 8.74%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Farmington, NM declined at a rate of −0.659%, from 18.4k employees to 18.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Farmington, NM, are N/A. This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Farmington, NM, though some of these residents may live in Farmington, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,094
Median earning men ± $4,679
$32,040
Median earning women ± $4,226

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($74,818), Public Administration ($71,857), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($62,759).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($78,365), Public Administration ($65,250), and Construction ($57,794).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Civics

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing the state of New Mexico. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Mexico

N/AMartin Heinrich
Senator from New Mexico1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
N/ABen Ray Luján
Senator from New Mexico2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján are the senators currently representing New Mexico.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Mexico over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New Mexico

New Mexico is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Mexico have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Most students graduating from Universities in Farmington, NM are White (683 and 38.5%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (440 and 24.8%), Hispanic or Latino (373 and 21%), and Unknown (186 and 10.5%).

The largest universities in Farmington, NM by number of degrees awarded are San Juan College (1,790 and NaNk%).

The most popular majors in Farmington, NM are Liberal Arts & Sciences (751 and NaNk%), Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (97 and NaNk%), and Instrumentation Technology (52 and NaNk%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,454 students enrolled in Farmington, NM, 31.6% men and 68.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,894 records, of which 70.3% were women and 29.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 656 degrees awarded
  2. 25 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Farmington, NM was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 656 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Farmington, NM according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,790 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was San Juan College with 1,790 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 577 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Farmington, NM, which is 0.476 times less than the 1,213 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 683 degrees mean that there were 1.55 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 440 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,344) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($370) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,680) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.05% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.86% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (454k), Some college (398k), and Secondary Education (257k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Farmington, NM was $219,300 in 2022, which is 0.778 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $186,700 to $219,300, a 17.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Farmington, NM is 62.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

Median household income in Farmington, NM is $61,388. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Farmington, NM was Census Tract 2.02 with a value of $85,927, followed by Census Tract 2.01 and Census Tract 3.01, with respective values of $76,698 and $63,483.

Property

$219,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,642
$9,986
Median Property Taxes
±$773

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Farmington, NM the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Farmington, NM compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

62.9%
Homeownership
2022
66.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.9% of the housing units in Farmington, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2.02
  2. Census Tract 2.01
  3. Census Tract 3.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Farmington, NM was Census Tract 2.02 with a value of $85,927, followed by Census Tract 2.01 and Census Tract 3.01, with respective values of $76,698 and $63,483.

The following map shows all of the places in Farmington, NM colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$61,388
Median Household Income
± $4,423
15.9k
Number of Households
± 1,088

In 2022, the median household income of the 15.9k households in Farmington, NM grew to $61,388 from the previous year's value of $56,045.

The following chart displays the households in Farmington, NM distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the N/A range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Farmington, NM is from New Mexico.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in New Mexico
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in New Mexico

In 2022, the income inequality in New Mexico was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.44% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New Mexico was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Mexico in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.1%)
  2. Carpooled (8.63%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.49%)

In 2022, 83.1% of workers in Farmington, NM drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.63%) and those who worked at home (4.49%).

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Commute Time

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Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Farmington, NM have a N/A commute time (N/A minutes) than the normal US worker (N/A minutes). Additionally, 1.49% of the workforce in Farmington, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

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Poverty & Diversity

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Farmington, NM (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Farmington, NM is Native American, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Farmington, NM has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in San Juan County, NM see 1796 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.75% decrease from the previous year (1866 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 979 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 390 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,796 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in San Juan County, NM

Primary care physicians in San Juan County, NM see an average of 1,796 patients per year. This represents a 3.75% decrease from the previous year (1,866 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in San Juan County, NM in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 30.1% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

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Medicaid
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Medicare
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Non-Group
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Military or VA

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