Located in Farmington Valley, you’ll find the oldest inland settlement west of the Connecticut River. Approximately 25,629 Connecticut residents call Farmington home. Part of Hartford County, Farmington is also one of the oldest established towns in the nation.

Residents enjoy a stable economy with a low unemployment rate of four percent. Experts expect job growth to continue at a rate of 37.82 percent over the next ten years. The median household income is an estimated $92,933. The median home value is approximately $279,100.

Excellence in education is a top priority for residents of Farmington. Students in this community attend schools within the Farmington Public Schools district. Traditional elementary schools include East Farms Elementary, Noah Wallace Elementary, Union Elementary, and West District Elementary. West Woods Upper Elementary School enrolls students in grades five and six. Other schools in the district include Irving A. Robbins Middle School and Farmington High School. It’s worth noting that Farmington High School is recognized as one of the top high schools in the nation.

Farmington residents appreciate all four seasons when it comes to weather. The hottest temperatures are seen during the month of July when the average high is around 83 degrees. The coldest temperatures are seen during the month of January when the average low is around 20 degrees. You’ll want to keep your umbrella at hand during the month of May when the chance for rain stays around 36 percent. Although, the month with the highest accumulation of rainfall is typically October. For those who love the snow, Farmington won’t disappoint you with its snowfall in the months of December and January.

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