Livability Awards

B Farmington Amenities Some amenities close to this location
F Farmington Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% higher than Utah
11616% more expensive than the US average
1033% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Farmington cost of living
A+ Farmington Crime Total crime is 51% lower than Utah
Total crime
1,28450% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7850% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-37%Year over year crime is down
Farmington crime
B Farmington Employment Household income is 53% higher than Utah
Median household income
$95,56373% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$32,5589% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%50% lower than the US average
Farmington employment
C- Farmington Housing Home value is 40% higher than Utah
Median home value
$313,90070% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0329% higher than the US average
Home ownership
83%31% higher than the US average
Farmington real estate or Farmington rentals
B Farmington Schools HS graduation rate is 10% higher than Utah
High school grad. rates
98%18% higher than the US average
School test scores
55%11% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:12% lower than the US average
Farmington K-12 schools

Living in Farmington, UT

Farmington, Utah is a medium-sized city with a population of 21,983 people. If we look at the most recent Census, Farmington is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. If you are a young adult or student, you might be pleased to know that the average age of all Farmington residents is 30. Farmington is known to be family friendly as more than 91% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 41% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Farmington could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Utah if you know where to look. With useful information like amenities, cost of living, weather, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Farmington and in the areas around Farmington is a much easier task.

Using data and statistics Farmington has received a livability score of 74/100. This score is ranked in the 79th percentile when compared to all other cities. If we check out each of the categories on their own, we see that Farmington ranks well for amenities (B), crime (A), education (B) and employment (B). There are some categories that Farmington scores poorly for, including: cost of living (F) and weather (D). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Farmington on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Farmington gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 58 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

Farmington real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Farmington. The median home price for Farmington homes is $313,900, which is 39.8% higher than the Utah average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Farmington, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.3, which is 8.3% lower than the Utah average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Farmington were 14.8%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6.6%.

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Compare Farmington, UT Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Farmington, UT

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Greater Avenues, Salt Lake City6412.916,047
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PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Capitol Hill, Salt Lake City5912.67,895
Westpointe, Salt Lake City4913.38,426

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Farmington Utah: Fun in the City!

I experienced an incredible stay while living in Farmington Utah. The city is in Davis County Utah. Farmington Utah is close to the Odgen-Clearfield area and is home of the Lagoon Amusement Park. The town has set a mark for having great local schools. Employment is on an upswing, and there is a surplus of housing communities in the area. I love that the neighborhoods are safe here, so enjoying the city at night is not a problem.

Some of the best areas in Farmington Utah surround Lagoon Amusement Park. The outdoor facility brings a sense of fun and youth to the town. It has multiple rollercoaster rides, a lot of fun family activities, games, swimming, and camping. Most of the features remain open year round. The sights are breathtaking in this area. There are scenic landscaping and mountain views as well. Fine dining and shopping are prevalent in this area. I particularly like the weather here, it is mild usually, with at least 3 or 4 warm months a year. Farmington is a great place for fun and family.
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Source: The Farmington, UT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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