Ferriday, Louisiana Population 2020

3,155

Ferriday is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,155, it is the 91st largest city in Louisiana and the 6098th largest city in the United States. Ferriday is currently declining at a rate of -1.13% annually and its population has decreased by -10.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,511 in 2010. Ferriday reached it's highest population of 5,239 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Ferriday has a population density of 1,937 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ferriday is $34,632 with a poverty rate of 37.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $534 per month, and the median house value is $81,100. The median age in Ferriday is 36.8 years, 36.1 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 59.1 males.

Ferriday Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 90.26%
  • White: 9.74%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Ferriday, Louisiana is 3,155, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,227.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,511.

Ferriday, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,00290.26%
White3249.74%

Ferriday Population Pyramid 2020

Ferriday Median Age

36.8


Total

36.1


Male

41.1


Female

Ferriday Adults

There are 2,348 adults, (576 of whom are seniors) in Ferriday.

Ferriday Age Dependency

87.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ferriday Sex Ratio

Female

2,090

62.84%

Male

1,236

37.16%

Ferriday Households and Families

Ferriday Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ferriday Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
All45%55%
Non Family37.6%62.4%
Female37%63%
Male0%100%

45.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3252.4545
Female4652.5737
Married4113.0472
Non Family3401.0437.6
Male1094.10

2.89

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ferriday Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1737.94%
9th to 12th Grade34415.79%
High School Graduate71432.77%
Some College36916.93%
Associates Degree170.78%
Bachelors Degree36116.57%
Graduate Degree2019.22%

Ferriday Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,8881,379477
White29128385

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,061$32,886$20,543
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$17,837$30,357$16,115
Some College$18,286$$16,984
Bachelors Degree$45,705$78,125$45,080
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,061

Average Earnings

$32,886

Average Male

$20,543

Average Female

Ferriday Language

Ferriday Language by Age

Ferriday Language

99.40% of Ferriday residents speak only English, while 0.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.60% of the population.

Ferriday Poverty

Ferriday Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,9731,06735.89%
White27314151.65%

37.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.72%

Male Poverty Rate

37.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ferriday

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ferriday is White, with 51.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ferriday is Black, with 35.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.87%.

Name Poverty
Some College39.41%
High School33.73%
Less Than High School32.14%
Bachelors or Greater7.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed15.14%
Male Employed3.37%

Ferriday Income

Ferriday Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,917$34,632
Families$25,638$39,756
Married Families$68,652-
Non Families$12,411$18,657

Ferriday Marital Status

Ferriday Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ferriday Married by Age and Sex

Ferriday Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ferriday Marital Status by Race

Ferriday Veterans

123

Number of Veterans

92

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War41
Vietnam22
World War II5
Korea

$Ferriday Veterans by Education

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ferriday Employment Status

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.2%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ferriday 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

67.20%

Born in Louisiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ferriday residents were born in the United States, with 67.20% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,155-36-1.13%
20193,191-36-1.12%
20183,227-58-1.77%
20173,285-36-1.08%
20163,321-56-1.66%
20153,377-55-1.60%
20143,432-15-0.44%
20133,447-7-0.20%
20123,454-67-1.90%
20113,52150.14%
20103,516-207-0.57%
20003,723-388-0.99%
19904,111-361-0.84%
19804,472-767-1.57%
19705,2396761.39%
19604,5637161.72%
19503,8479903.02%
19402,8573551.34%
19302,5020.00%