Ferndale, California Population 2022

1,404
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Ferndale is a city located in Humboldt County California. With a 2020 population of 1,404, it is the 941st largest city in California and the 12944th largest city in the United States. Ferndale is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually and its population has increased by 0.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,398 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Ferndale has a population density of 1,368 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ferndale is $78,624 with a poverty rate of 11.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,041 per month, and the median house value is $418,600. The median age in Ferndale is 40.7 years, 40.6 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Ferndale Demographics

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

  • White: 90.12%
  • Two or more races: 5.55%
  • Other race: 2.09%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Native American: 1.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ferndale, California is 1,404 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,398.

Ferndale, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,25090.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native151.08%
Asian161.15%
Some Other Race292.09%
Two or More Races775.55%
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Ferndale Population by Race

Ferndale Population Pyramid 2022

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Ferndale Median Age

53


Total

52.8


Male

55.9


Female

Ferndale Adults

There are 1,115 adults, (473 of whom are seniors) in Ferndale.

Ferndale Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

73.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ferndale Sex Ratio

Female

641

46.21%

Male

746

53.79%

Ferndale Population by Age

Ferndale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ferndale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male79.1%20.9%
Married73.2%26.8%
All58.7%41.3%
Female58%42%
Non Family36.9%63.1%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ferndale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5982.3258.7
Married2692.973.2
Male432.5379.1
Female693.158
Non Family2171.336.9

2.9

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Ferndale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.88%
9th to 12th Grade191.88%
High School Graduate18117.87%
Some College39038.50%
Associates Degree858.39%
Bachelors Degree18017.77%
Graduate Degree13913.72%
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Ferndale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ferndale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian16168
White907883304
2+ Races37377
Native American1515
Hispanic5339
Other Race2717

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 asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Ferndale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,391$49,306$19,615
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,250$$26,389
Some College$18,491$20,114$11,094
Bachelors Degree$90,000$120,558$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,391

Average Earnings

$49,306

Average Male

$19,615

Average Female

Ferndale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ferndale Language by Age

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Ferndale Language

91.88% of Ferndale residents speak only English, while 8.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.64% of the population.

Ferndale Language

Ferndale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,188675.64%
Other5NaN%
Multiple776381.82%
Hispanic903741.11%

11.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.41%

Male Poverty Rate

11.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ferndale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ferndale is White, with 5.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ferndale is Hispanic, with 41.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.31%.

Ferndale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.95%
High School8.84%
Some College12.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%

Ferndale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.26%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed6.60%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ferndale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ferndale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,545$85,399
Families$79,732$112,468
Married Families$79,196-
Non Families$31,336$37,872
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Income by Household Type

Ferndale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ferndale Married by Age and Sex

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Ferndale 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.

Ferndale Marital Status by Race

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Ferndale Marital Status

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130

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War18
Vietnam70
Korea
World War II9

Ferndale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3415
35 to 544
55 to 6422
65 to 7454
75+35

Ferndale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11010.78%
Native American15100.00%
Other Race518.52%
Hispanic56.49%

Ferndale Veterans by Race

Ferndale Veterans by Education

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3.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ferndale Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ferndale Employment by Age

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Ferndale Employment by Race

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Ferndale 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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70.37%

Born in Ferndale

95.10%

Native Born

4.90%

Foreign Born

3.53%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.10% of Ferndale residents were born in the United States, with 70.37% having been born in California. 3.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ferndale Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,3710.00%
20111,37430.22%
20121,37730.22%
20131,38030.22%
20141,38330.22%
20151,38630.22%
20161,38930.22%
20171,39230.22%
20181,39530.22%
20191,39830.22%
20201,3980.00%
20211,40130.21%
20221,40430.21%

Ferndale Population by Year