Ferguson, Kentucky Population 2022

878
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Ferguson is a city located in Pulaski County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 878, it is the 248th largest city in Kentucky and the 15711th largest city in the United States. Ferguson is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -0.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 886 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Ferguson has a population density of 418 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ferguson is $50,394 with a poverty rate of 33.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $88,400. The median age in Ferguson is 43.2 years, 39.9 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Ferguson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fergusonwas:

  • White: 89.29%
  • Two or more races: 8.06%
  • Black or African American: 1.50%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ferguson, Kentucky is 878 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 886.

Ferguson, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77589.29%
Black or African American131.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.58%
Asian50.58%
Two or More Races708.06%
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Ferguson Population by Race

Ferguson Population Pyramid 2022

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Ferguson Median Age

47.1


Total

49.5


Male

46.2


Female

Ferguson Adults

There are 694 adults, (205 of whom are seniors) in Ferguson.

Ferguson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ferguson Sex Ratio

Female

400

46.08%

Male

468

53.92%

Ferguson Population by Age

Ferguson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ferguson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.3%16.7%
All59.7%40.3%
Female46.9%53.1%
Non Family37.2%62.8%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ferguson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3352.5959.7
Married1502.9783.3
Male55.8100
Female326.9146.9
Non Family1481.1637.2

3.52

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Ferguson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10015.08%
9th to 12th Grade8512.82%
High School Graduate21332.13%
Some College12719.16%
Associates Degree568.45%
Bachelors Degree426.33%
Graduate Degree406.03%
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Ferguson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ferguson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White61447382
Native American55
Hispanic205
Black13
2+ Races16

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.36%.

Ferguson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,750$34,167$21,591
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,021$50,583$
Some College$19,821$22,250$19,018
Bachelors Degree$$150,500$21,406
Graduate Degree$53,750$57,813$52,083

$28,750

Average Earnings

$34,167

Average Male

$21,591

Average Female

Ferguson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ferguson Language by Age

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Ferguson Language

98.02% of Ferguson residents speak only English, while 1.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Ferguson Language

Ferguson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White75722129.19%
OtherNaN%
Multiple705477.14%
Hispanic201575.00%

33.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.91%

Male Poverty Rate

29.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ferguson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ferguson is White, with 29.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ferguson is Hispanic, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.24%.

Ferguson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.03%
High School37.09%
Some College14.75%
Bachelors or Greater8.54%

Ferguson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.77%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.30%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Ferguson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ferguson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,594$49,236
Families$41,875$61,357
Married Families$53,750-
Non Families$17,069$31,696
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Income by Household Type

Ferguson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ferguson Married by Age and Sex

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Ferguson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ferguson Marital Status by Race

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Ferguson Marital Status

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45

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War21
Vietnam16
Korea
World War II

Ferguson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5421
55 to 64
65 to 7416
75+8

Ferguson Veterans by Age

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Ferguson Veterans by Race

Ferguson Veterans by Education

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4.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ferguson Veterans by Education

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38.5%

Labor Force Participation

35.9%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ferguson Employment by Age

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Ferguson Employment by Race

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Ferguson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.65%

Born in Ferguson

96.43%

Native Born

3.57%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

2.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.43% of Ferguson residents were born in the United States, with 77.65% having been born in Kentucky. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ferguson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20109240.00%
2011920-4-0.43%
2012916-4-0.43%
2013912-4-0.44%
2014908-4-0.44%
2015904-4-0.44%
2016900-4-0.44%
2017896-4-0.44%
2018892-4-0.45%
2019888-4-0.45%
2020886-2-0.23%
2021882-4-0.45%
2022878-4-0.45%

Ferguson Population by Year