Farmington, Utah

Farmington, Utah has a population of 19,023 according to the 2010 census. The city is located in Davis County, just north of Salt Lake City. It is bordered by the Wasatch Mountains to the east and has an elevation of 4,406 feet. The climate in Farmington is mild with warm summers and cold winters. Snowfall averages around 20 inches per year and temperatures range from highs in the 80s during summertime to lows in the teens during wintertime. See harvardshoes for main cities in Utah.

The history of Farmington dates back to 1847 when early settlers began homesteading on the land that is now Farmington. In 1852, a fort was built for protection against Native American attacks, which later became known as Fort Deseret. The town was officially established as Farmington in 1859 and incorporated as a city in 1977.

Politically, Farmington leans towards conservative values and predominantly votes Republican during elections. In terms of economy, Farmington is home to several businesses ranging from small family-owned businesses to larger corporations such as Intermountain Healthcare and Smith’s Food & Drug Centers. Agriculture also plays an important role in the city’s economy with various farms located throughout the area producing hay and grain crops such as wheat, oats, barley and alfalfa.

Educationally, Farmington is served by three school districts: Davis School District (DSD), North Davis School District (NDSD) and Weber School District (WSD). There are five elementary schools within DSD boundaries – Adams Elementary School (K-6), Eagle Bay Elementary School (K-6), Legacy Elementary School (K-6), Oakridge Elementary School (K-6) – along with one middle school – Rocky Mountain Middle School (7-8). High school students attend either Davis High or Viewmont High depending on their address within DSD boundaries.

Farmington’s landmarks include Centennial Park – located at 725 West Shepard Lane – which features a large playground area for children along with picnic tables for families; Station Park Shopping Center – located at 890 West 500 South – which offers shopping opportunities for locals; Historic Main Street – which contains several historical buildings that date back to the early days of settlement; And Antelope Island State Park – located across Great Salt Lake from Farmington – which offers visitors access to outdoor activities such as hiking trails, camping sites and more.

Population: 12,081. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,357 (+18.8% change)
Males: 6,305 (52.2%), Females: 5,776 (47.8%)

Davis County

Zip code: 84025

Median resident age: 26.3 years
Median household income: $74,250
Median house value: $196,000

Races in Farmington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (43.2%), German (11.7%), Danish (7.4%), United States (5.9%), Scottish (5.0%), Swedish (4.8%).

Elevation: 4302 feet

Land area: 7.8 square miles

Farmington, Utah


Neah Farmington, Utah is a small, rural town located in Davis County. The population of the town is estimated to be around 8,000 people. This population is made up of a diverse mix of individuals from all walks of life who enjoy the rural charm and community spirit that Neah Farmington has to offer. The median household income in Neah Farmington is $62,000 per year and the median home value is around $309,000.

The cost of living in Neah Farmingon is relatively low compared to some other cities in Utah. Groceries and other necessities are about 10% lower than the national average. Utilities are also very affordable and housing costs are slightly lower than the national average. Most people who live in this area find that their money goes much farther here than it would elsewhere. The overall cost of living index for Neah Farmington is 90 which indicates that it’s cheaper to live there than most places in America.

The town offers a variety of amenities including several parks, trails, lakes, golf courses and a local library. There are also several restaurants ranging from fast food to fine dining as well as unique shops and boutiques throughout the area. Residents also have access to quality healthcare with several hospitals nearby including Ogden Regional Medical Center which offers a wide range of medical services for both adults and children alike.

For population 25 years and over in Farmington

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 42.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farmington city

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

2.0% Foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.4% Latin America, 0.2% Asia, 0.2% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,575 (+27.1%).


Hospitals/medical centers near Farmington:



Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Farmington:

  • HILL AFB (about 11 miles; OGDEN, UT; Abbreviation: HIF)
  • SALT LAKE CITY INTL (about 15 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Abbreviation: SLC)
  • OGDEN-HINCKLEY (about 16 miles; OGDEN, UT; Abbreviation: OGD)

Other public-use airports nearest to Farmington:

  • SKYPARK (about 9 miles; BOUNTIFUL, UT; Abbreviation: BTF)
  • MORGAN COUNTY (about 15 miles; MORGAN, UT; Abbreviation: 42U)
  • SALT LAKE CITY MUNI 2 (about 27 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Abbreviation: U42)

Amtrak station near Farmington:

  • 16 miles: SALT LAKE CITY (320 S. RIO GRANDE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farmington:

  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; OGDEN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,112)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 16 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 19,866)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 11,896)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 23 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,021)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; PROVO, UT; Full-time enrollment: 29,977)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; LOGAN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 16,384)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 51 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)


Public high school in Farmington:

  • FARMINGTON BAY YOUTH CTR-SR HIGH (Students: 43; Location: 907 W CLARK LANE; Grades: 10 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Farmington:

  • FARMINGTON JR HIGH (Students: 1,121; Location: 150 S 200 W; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • KNOWLTON ELEM SCH (Students: 687; Location: 801 SHEPARD LANE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • FARMINGTON ELEM SCH (Students: 517; Location: 50 W 200 S; Grades: KG – 06)
  • EAGLE BAY ELEM SCH (Students: 399; Location: 100 N 1933 W; Grades: PK – 06)
  • ONLINE ELEM SCH (Students: 20; Location: 45 E STATE ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HOME INSTRUCTION-ELEM (Students: 10; Location: 45 E STATE ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • FARMINGTON BAY YOUTH CTR-JR HIGH (Students: 8; Location: 907 W CLARK LANE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • HOME INSTRUCTION-SEC (Students: 4; Location: 45 E STATE ST; Grades: 08 – 10)


Library in Farmington:

  • DAVIS COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,241,672; Location: 38 SOUTH 100 EAST; 409,650 books; 14,593 audio materials; 6,561 video materials; 676 serial subscriptions)