Farmington (CDP), Maine

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Farmington, Maine
Main Street
Main Street
Farmington, Maine is located in Maine
Farmington, Maine
Farmington, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°40′12″N 70°8′47″W / 44.67000°N 70.14639°W / 44.67000; -70.14639Coordinates: 44°40′12″N 70°8′47″W / 44.67000°N 70.14639°W / 44.67000; -70.14639
Country United States
State Maine
County Franklin
 • Total 4.0 sq mi (10.5 km2)
 • Land 4.0 sq mi (10.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 413 ft (126 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,288
 • Density 1,072/sq mi (412/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04938
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-24740
GNIS feature ID 0566054

Farmington is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Farmington, which is the county seat of Franklin County in Maine, United States. The population was 4,288 at the 2010 census. Farmington is home to the University of Maine at Farmington.


Farmington is located at 44°40′11″N 70°8′46″W / 44.66972°N 70.14611°W / 44.66972; -70.14611 (44.669885, -70.146322).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.5 km²), of which, 4.0 square miles (10.4 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.49%) is water. Farmington is drained by the Sandy River.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,098 people, 1,568 households, and 625 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,015.8 people per square mile (392.6/km²). There were 1,668 housing units at an average density of 413.4/sq mi (159.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.88% White, 0.37% Black or African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.93% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 1,568 households out of which 18.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.4% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 60.1% were non-families. 40.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 12.7% under the age of 18, 39.6% from 18 to 24, 17.3% from 25 to 44, 13.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 69.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 64.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $22,130, and the median income for a family was $31,471. Males had a median income of $31,296 versus $20,385 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,455. About 31.3% of families and 33.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 46.6% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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