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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fergusonwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ferguson
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.