Ferriday, Louisiana Population 2024

2,959

Ferriday is a city located in Concordia Parish Louisiana. Ferriday has a 2024 population of 2,959. Ferriday is currently declining at a rate of -2.02% annually and its population has decreased by -7.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,183 in 2020.

The average household income in Ferriday is $38,748 with a poverty rate of 63.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ferriday is 31.2 years, 35.4 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.

Ferriday Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.15%
  • White: 27.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.53%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,816.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.04% (-224)
The current population of Ferriday, Louisiana is 2,959 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,183.

Ferriday, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,30372.15%
White87227.32%
Two or more races170.53%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ferriday Population by Race

Ferriday Population Pyramid 2024

Ferriday Median Age

31.2

Total

35.4

Male

30.8

Female

Ferriday Adults

There are 2,128 adults, (397 of whom are seniors) in Ferriday.

Ferriday Age Dependency

84.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ferriday Sex Ratio

Female1,99962.63%
Male1,19337.37%

Ferriday Population by Age

Ferriday Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0013.1467.532.5
Non Family3731.0373.226.8
Female3564.8536.863.2
Male1434.881000
Married1292.561000
showing: 5 rows

4.3

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ferriday 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

Ferriday Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ferriday Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 14.72%.

Ferriday Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$21,563

Average Earnings

$32,897

Average Male

$20,000

Average Female

Ferriday Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ferriday Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ferriday Language

100% of Ferriday residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Ferriday Language

Ferriday Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,2701,25255.15%
White85474186.77%
Multiple1616100%
Hispanic1616100%
showing: 4 rows

63.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

70.59%

Male Poverty Rate

60.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ferriday

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ferriday is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ferriday is Black, with 55.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 35.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.34%.

Ferriday Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College67.46%
High School61.04%
Less Than 9th Grade27.27%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Ferriday Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed78.26%
Male Employed70.55%
Female Employed23.33%
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Ferriday Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ferriday Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ferriday Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

18.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.4%

Male Marriage Rate

12.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ferriday Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ferriday 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 Over 65.

Ferriday Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ferriday Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

109

Number of Veterans

98

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Ferriday Veterans by War

count

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Ferriday Veterans by Age

count

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Ferriday Veterans by Race

Ferriday Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

40.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ferriday Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

39.6%

Employment Rate

23.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ferriday Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ferriday Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ferriday 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

55.61%

Born in Ferriday

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ferriday residents were born in the United States, with 55.61% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ferriday Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,654-61-2.25%
20282,715-61-2.2%
20272,776-61-2.15%
20262,837-61-2.1%
20252,898-61-2.06%
20242,959-61-2.02%
20233,020-61-1.98%
20223,081-61-1.94%
20213,142-41-1.29%
20203,183
20193,183-66-2.03%
20183,249-45-1.37%
20173,294-28-0.84%
20163,322-52-1.54%
20153,374-52-1.52%
20143,426-7-0.2%
20133,433-3-0.09%
20123,436-61-1.74%
20113,49780.23%
20103,489-234-6.29%
20003,723-388-9.44%
19904,111-361-8.07%
19804,472-767-14.64%
19705,23967614.81%
19604,56371618.61%
19503,84799034.65%
19402,85735514.19%
19302,502
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Ferriday Population by Year