Farmington borders Fayetteville, AR to the west and sections of Fayetteville along Highway 16 are north of the city. The city of Farmington and Fayetteville have been growing in recent years, and Farmington is arguably transitioning from small town into a suburb of its larger neighbor.
Farmington Schools (http://www.farmcards.org) are a 4-A school district. Farmington's mascot is the cardinal and their team colors are cardinal red and white (and sometimes black depending on the uniform).
There were 1,337 households out of which 43.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% 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 3.09.
In the city the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $38,969, and the median income for a family was $43,472. Males had a median income of $30,317 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,387. About 5.2% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over.