Ferguson, Kentucky Population 2020

948
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Ferguson is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 948, it is the 216th largest city in Kentucky and the 10547th largest city in the United States. Ferguson is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually and its population has increased by 2.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 924 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Ferguson has a population density of 452 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ferguson is $60,721 with a poverty rate of 24.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $83,500. The median age in Ferguson is 43.8 years, 40.1 years for males, and 45.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.6 males.

Ferguson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ferguson was:

  • White: 96.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.92%
  • Two or more races: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ferguson, Kentucky is 948, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 944.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 924.

Ferguson, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White90296.37%
Black or African American181.92%
Two or More Races161.71%
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Ferguson Population Pyramid 2020

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Ferguson Median Age

43.8


Total

40.1


Male

45.2


Female

Ferguson Adults

There are 730 adults, (230 of whom are seniors) in Ferguson.

Ferguson Age Dependency

87.2

Age Dependency Ratio

46

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ferguson Sex Ratio

Female

469

50.11%

Male

467

49.89%

Ferguson Households and Families

Ferguson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ferguson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68%32%
Female63.6%36.4%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Male0%100%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3892.4160.4
Married1973.3168
Non Family1561.2351.3
Female332.6463.6
Male31.670

3.17

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ferguson Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade365.27%
9th to 12th Grade7410.83%
High School Graduate22032.21%
Some College17325.33%
Associates Degree629.08%
Bachelors Degree7010.25%
Graduate Degree487.03%
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Ferguson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White636544118
Black18
Hispanic1717
Multiple Races1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.55%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,207$29,609$19,188
Less Than High School$2,500$$2,500
High School Grad$28,125$40,625$12,321
Some College$20,875$25,962$18,813
Bachelors Degree$$145,156$
Graduate Degree$52,917$56,750$39,219

$26,207

Average Earnings

$29,609

Average Male

$19,188

Average Female

Ferguson Language

Ferguson Language by Age

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Ferguson Language

97.88% of Ferguson residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.12% of the population.

Ferguson Poverty

Ferguson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White88521023.73%
Hispanic211990.48%
Multiple16850.00%

24.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.20%

Male Poverty Rate

25.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ferguson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ferguson is Hispanic, with 90.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ferguson is White, with 23.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.03%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.09%
High School19.09%
Some College18.30%
Bachelors or Greater5.93%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Male Employed14.13%
Female Employed13.86%

Ferguson Income

Ferguson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,875$60,721
Families$44,250$62,249
Married Families$67,986-
Non Families$25,278$57,685
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Ferguson Marital Status

Ferguson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

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 35-44.

Ferguson Marital Status by Race

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Ferguson Veterans

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91

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War18
World War II8
Korea8
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7436
35 to 5431
75+22
55 to 642
18 to 34
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Ferguson Veterans by Education

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7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ferguson Employment Status

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55.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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78.31%

Born in Kentucky

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Ferguson residents were born in the United States, with 78.31% having been born in Kentucky. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202094820.21%
201994620.21%
201894430.32%
201794120.21%
20169390.00%
20159390.00%
201493910.11%
201393820.21%
2012936-1-0.11%
201193730.32%
20109340.00%