Ferndale, Maryland Population 2020

17,455

Ferndale is a city located in Maryland. Ferndale has a 2020 population of 17,455. Ferndale is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,746 in 2010. Ferndale reached it's highest population of 18,612 in 2015.

The average household income in Ferndale is $80,758 with a poverty rate of 9.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,366 per month, and the median house value is $242,000. The median age in Ferndale is 36.2 years, 35.9 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.6 males.

Ferndale Demographics

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

  • White: 67.95%
  • Black or African American: 20.85%
  • Two or more races: 5.61%
  • Other race: 2.74%
  • Asian: 2.65%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ferndale, Maryland is 17,455, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,455.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,746.

Ferndale, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,86167.95%
Black or African American3,64020.85%
Two or More Races9805.61%
Some Other Race4792.74%
Asian4622.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.19%

Ferndale Population Pyramid 2020

Ferndale Median Age

36.2


Total

35.9


Male

36.5


Female

Ferndale Adults

There are 13,631 adults, (2,545 of whom are seniors) in Ferndale.

Ferndale Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ferndale Sex Ratio

Female

8,788

50.35%

Male

8,667

49.65%

Ferndale Households and Families

Ferndale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ferndale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71%29%
All62.4%37.6%
Female61.1%38.9%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Male45.7%54.3%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4292.7162.4
Married2,9923.2571
Non Family1,8871.3155.3
Female9003.1561.1
Male6503.6645.7

3.06

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ferndale Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3152.70%
9th to 12th Grade1,1129.51%
High School Graduate4,14235.44%
Some College2,90624.87%
Associates Degree1,1389.74%
Bachelors Degree1,49712.81%
Graduate Degree5774.94%

Ferndale Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7266,7161,331
Black2,3392,135368
Hispanic79768661
Multiple Races581547150
Asian380323166
Other Race274220
Native American332222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,542$54,019$31,502
Less Than High School$32,222$36,731$30,000
High School Grad$41,619$51,473$26,719
Some College$47,803$60,625$29,875
Bachelors Degree$56,588$79,100$48,169
Graduate Degree$56,034$63,259$49,332

$45,542

Average Earnings

$54,019

Average Male

$31,502

Average Female

Ferndale Language

Ferndale Language by Age

Ferndale Language

87.18% of Ferndale residents speak only English, while 12.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.88% of the population.

Ferndale Poverty

Ferndale Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0656906.24%
Hispanic1,33542331.69%
Black3,6343258.94%
Multiple95816317.01%
Other47911724.43%
Asian4625812.55%

9.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.35%

Male Poverty Rate

12.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ferndale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ferndale is Hispanic, with 31.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ferndale is White, with 6.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.75%
High School8.94%
Some College8.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.10%
Male Unemployed8.84%
Female Employed4.50%
Male Employed2.72%

Ferndale Income

Ferndale Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,413$80,758
Families$74,017$88,982
Married Families$86,733-
Non Families$35,694$47,318

Ferndale Marital Status

Ferndale Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ferndale Married by Age and Sex

Ferndale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ferndale Marital Status by Race

Ferndale Veterans

1,518

Number of Veterans

1,294

Male Veterans

224

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam513
Second Gulf War433
First Gulf War282
Korea175
World War II46
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74412
75+330
55 to 64296
35 to 54267
18 to 34213
Name Veterans % of Total
White93310.18%
Black51218.80%
2 or More6310.11%
Hispanic626.26%
Asian102.36%

$Ferndale Veterans by Education

4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ferndale Employment Status

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ferndale Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.54%

Born in Maryland

90.82%

Native Born

9.18%

Foreign Born

5.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.82% of Ferndale residents were born in the United States, with 66.54% having been born in Maryland. 5.43% 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
202017,4550.00%
201917,4550.00%
201817,455-172-0.98%
201717,627-812-4.40%
201618,439-173-0.93%
201518,612350.19%
201418,5776283.50%
201317,9494322.47%
201217,5174102.40%
201117,1073612.16%
201016,7460.00%