Ferrum, Virginia Population 2020

2,233
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Ferrum is a city located in Virginia. Ferrum has a 2020 population of 2,233. Ferrum is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 9.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,043 in 2010. Ferrum reached it's highest population of 2,357 in 2016.

The average household income in Ferrum is $52,788 with a poverty rate of 6.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $723 per month, and the median house value is $119,900. The median age in Ferrum is 21 years, 21.2 years for males, and 20.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.0 males.

Ferrum Demographics

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

  • White: 72.55%
  • Black or African American: 22.03%
  • Two or more races: 3.09%
  • Other race: 1.30%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ferrum, Virginia is 2,233, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,233.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,043.

Ferrum, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,62072.55%
Black or African American49222.03%
Two or More Races693.09%
Some Other Race291.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native231.03%
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Ferrum Population Pyramid 2020

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Ferrum Median Age

21


Total

21.2


Male

20.7


Female

Ferrum Adults

There are 2,008 adults, (189 of whom are seniors) in Ferrum.

Ferrum Age Dependency

22.8

Age Dependency Ratio

10.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ferrum Sex Ratio

Female

1,100

49.26%

Male

1,133

50.74%

Ferrum Households and Families

Ferrum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ferrum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All79.1%20.9%
Female67.2%32.8%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Male0%0%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4362.5279.1
Married2173.65100
Non Family1581.255.1
Female611.9267.2
Male00

3.27

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ferrum Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade729.07%
9th to 12th Grade658.19%
High School Graduate34042.82%
Some College12816.12%
Associates Degree496.17%
Bachelors Degree8410.58%
Graduate Degree567.05%
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Ferrum Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White730593135
Black61615
Multiple Races33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.49%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,417$45,147$35,208
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$34,719$33,781$43,125
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$47,059$$

$35,417

Average Earnings

$45,147

Average Male

$35,208

Average Female

Ferrum Language

Ferrum Language by Age

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Ferrum Language

98.25% of Ferrum residents speak only English, while 1.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.90% of the population.

Ferrum Poverty

Ferrum Poverty by Race

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6.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.51%

Male Poverty Rate

1.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ferrum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ferrum is White, with 6.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ferrum is White, with 6.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.49%.

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Name Poverty
High School15.88%
Less Than High School10.22%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Ferrum Income

Ferrum Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,667$52,788
Families$49,350$64,860
Married Families$49,508-
Non Families-$31,546
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Ferrum Marital Status

Ferrum Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.1%

Male Marriage Rate

22.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ferrum Married by Age and Sex

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Ferrum 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 35-44.

Ferrum Marital Status by Race

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Ferrum Veterans

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42

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea26
Second Gulf War16
World War II
Vietnam
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+26
18 to 3416
65 to 74
55 to 64
35 to 54
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Ferrum Veterans by Education

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19.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ferrum Employment Status

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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76.71%

Born in Virginia

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.37% of Ferrum residents were born in the United States, with 76.71% having been born in Virginia. 0.36% 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
20202,2330.00%
20192,2330.00%
20182,233-2-0.09%
20172,235-122-5.18%
20162,35736118.09%
20151,9961085.72%
20141,888361.94%
20131,8521096.25%
20121,743835.00%
20111,660-383-18.75%
20102,0430.00%