Farmington, Iowa facts for kids
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"Oldest Village in Van Buren County"
Location of Farmington, Iowa
|• Total||0.46 sq mi (1.20 km2)|
|• Land||0.46 sq mi (1.20 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||548 ft (167 m)|
|• Density||1,253.25/sq mi (483.37/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0456553|
|Website||Farmington, Iowa Website|
Farmington was laid out in 1839. It was named for Farmington, Connecticut. The town was incorporated on January 11, 1841.
Farmington is located at Des Moines River.(40.6397, -91.7394), on the left (east) bank of
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.22 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 664 people, 299 households, and 170 families living in the city. The population density was 1,412.8 inhabitants per square mile (545.5/km2). There were 337 housing units at an average density of 717.0 per square mile (276.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.3% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.6% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.
There were 299 households, of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.1% were non-families. 39.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 22.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.95.
The median age in the city was 41.6 years. 24.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 21.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
The Farmington Strawberry Festival is held annually in June, and is sponsored by the Farmington Arts Council.
The community is served by the Van Buren County Community School District. It was previously in the Harmony Community School District, until it merged into Van Buren County CSD on July 1, 2019.
- Voltaire P. Twombly, (1842-1918), Iowan politician, businessman and Medal of Honor recipient for the American Civil War, was born in Farmington.
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