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Farmington
Farmington, Washington
Farmington
Farmington
Location of Farmington, Washington
Location of Farmington, Washington
Country United States
State Washington
County Whitman
Area
 • Total 0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)
 • Land 0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,641 ft (805 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 146
 • Estimate 
(2019)
152
 • Density 419.89/sq mi (162.18/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
99104, 99128
Area code 509
FIPS code 53-23340
GNIS feature ID 1531452

Farmington is a town in Whitman County, Washington, United States. The population was 146 at the 2010 census.

History

Farmington was laid out in 1878. Farmington was officially incorporated in 1888. At Farmington's peak (1900–1930) the town boasted a population of just under 500. As demand for farm labor decreased, the population and business of the town decreased. Today, Farmington has a population of about 150.

Geography

Farmington is located at 47°5′26″N 117°2′47″W / 47.09056°N 117.04639°W / 47.09056; -117.04639 (47.090501, -117.046505).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 76
1890 418 450.0%
1900 434 3.8%
1910 489 12.7%
1920 479 −2.0%
1930 344 −28.2%
1940 341 −0.9%
1950 239 −29.9%
1960 176 −26.4%
1970 140 −20.5%
1980 176 25.7%
1990 126 −28.4%
2000 153 21.4%
2010 146 −4.6%
2019 (est.) 152 4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 146 people, 54 households, and 41 families living in the town. The population density was 429.4 inhabitants per square mile (165.8/km2). There were 65 housing units at an average density of 191.2 per square mile (73.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White and 2.7% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 54 households, of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.1% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age in the town was 42.3 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 53.4% male and 46.6% female.

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