Ferguson, Kentucky Population 2024

855

Ferguson is a city located in Pulaski County Kentucky. Ferguson has a 2024 population of 855. Ferguson is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -0.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 858 in 2020.

The average household income in Ferguson is $51,551 with a poverty rate of 38.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ferguson is 47.8 years, 48.8 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Ferguson Demographics

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

  • White: 89.48%
  • Two or more races: 9.43%
  • Native American: 1.09%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
407.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.35% (-3)
The current population of Ferguson, Kentucky is 855 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 858.

Ferguson, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White74089.48%
Two or more races789.43%
Native American91.09%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ferguson Population by Race

Ferguson Population Pyramid 2024

Ferguson Median Age

47.8

Total

48.8

Male

46.8

Female

Ferguson Adults

There are 676 adults, (186 of whom are seniors) in Ferguson.

Ferguson Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ferguson Sex Ratio

Female33640.63%
Male49159.37%

Ferguson Population by Age

Ferguson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3362.466436
Non Family1491.2636.263.8
Married1402.8788.611.4
Female345.7470.629.4
Male133.231000
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ferguson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ferguson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ferguson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.93%.

Ferguson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,697

Average Earnings

$34,423

Average Male

$27,083

Average Female

Ferguson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ferguson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ferguson Language

95.97% of Ferguson residents speak only English, while 4.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.03% of the population.

Ferguson Language

Ferguson Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White70824534.6%
Multiple785367.95%
Hispanic251664%
showing: 3 rows

38.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.08%

Male Poverty Rate

33.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ferguson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ferguson is Multiple, with 67.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ferguson is White, with 34.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.39%.

Ferguson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.76%
High School30.77%
Some College22.62%
Bachelors or Greater14.08%
showing: 4 rows

Ferguson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed8.73%
Male Employed3.33%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Ferguson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ferguson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ferguson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ferguson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Ferguson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ferguson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

54

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Ferguson Veterans by War

count

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Ferguson Veterans by Age

count

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Ferguson Veterans by Race

Ferguson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

24.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ferguson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.6%

Labor Force Participation

38.5%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ferguson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ferguson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ferguson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.57%

Born in Ferguson

95.77%

Native Born

4.23%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

2.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.77% of Ferguson residents were born in the United States, with 75.57% having been born in Kentucky. 1.69% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029850-1-0.12%
2028851-1-0.12%
2027852-1-0.12%
2026853-1-0.12%
2025854-1-0.12%
2024855-1-0.12%
2023856-1-0.12%
2022857-1-0.12%
2021858
2020858-87-9.21%
201994570.75%
201893820.21%
201793620.21%
201693420.21%
2015932-2-0.21%
201493410.11%
201393320.21%
2012931
201193130.32%
2010928
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Ferguson Population by Year