The town of Farmington, New York is situated in the Rochester metropolitan area.
Farmington is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder areas, especially near New York State Thruway or the railway line. It is very hard to reach public green spaces in the town since they are distributed sporadically. Still, there are a few parks close by for residents to visit.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 60% of buildings in Farmington, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Roughly 40% of properties in this part of the Rochester metropolitan area were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. This town has a selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around three quarters of the units in Farmington while the rest are rented.
There are only a very small number of primary schools in this part of the Rochester metropolitan area and consequently they can be a very long walk away. Likewise, Farmington does not have any high schools. When it comes to food, property owners in this part of the Rochester metropolitan area typically have to use a car to do groceries.
This part of the Rochester metropolitan area is very car friendly. Finding a parking spot is generally easy. However, a majority of the houses for sale in this town are located in places that are not very well-suited for walking because almost no daily errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.