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Income/capita 23%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 30%
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IndexFarmingtonMichiganNational
Income per capita$36,746$27,549$29,829
Median household income$64,388$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$83,555$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,438$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$56,397$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$32,122$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level6.9%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Farmington is 23% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Farmington is 16% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Farmington is 30% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Farmington is 54% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $42,921$64,388$128,776
      City
      $33,865$50,803$101,606
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Farmington median earnings by income bracket

      Farmington employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.7%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector25.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services7.1%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%6.7%
      Public administration3.3%3.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%1.7%
      Education, health & social services10.4%41.3%
      Other32.5%27.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bloomfield Hills, MI3,984$169,265206.0%
      Franklin, MI3,262$150,250171.6%
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,517$141,250155.3%
      Huntington Woods, MI6,330$121,528119.7%
      Bingham Farms, MI1,112$113,333104.9%
      Farmington, MI10,526$64,38816.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maynard, MA10,526$90,13462.9%
      Hawkesbury, ON10,526n/a 
      Harrison, OH10,522$61,34310.9%
      Milford, DE10,532$47,55714.0%
      Jefferson, LA10,532$42,93922.4%
      Farmington, MI10,526$64,38816.4%
      Source: The Farmington, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).