Ferrum, Virginia Population 2021

2,310
map placeholder

Ferrum is a city located in Franklin County Virginia. Ferrum has a 2020 population of 2,310. Ferrum is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 13.07% 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 $58,036 with a poverty rate of 5.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $130,400. The median age in Ferrum is 21.1 years, 21.1 years for males, and 21.2 years for females.

Ferrum Demographics

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

  • White: 76.41%
  • Black or African American: 20.56%
  • Two or more races: 1.56%
  • Native American: 1.17%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ferrum, Virginia is 2,310 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 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,76576.41%
Black or African American47520.56%
Two or More Races361.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native271.17%
Some Other Race70.30%
Loading...

Ferrum Population by Race

Ferrum Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Ferrum Median Age

21.1


Total

21.1


Male

21.2


Female

Ferrum Adults

There are 2,045 adults, (176 of whom are seniors) in Ferrum.

Ferrum Age Dependency

23.6

Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ferrum Sex Ratio

Female

1,043

45.15%

Male

1,267

54.85%

Ferrum Population by Age

Ferrum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Ferrum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married100%0%
All83.2%16.8%
Non Family48.6%51.4%
Male0%0%

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ferrum Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4292.7483.2
Married2493.72100
Non Family1401.2148.6
Female401.95100
Male00

3.47

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

Loading...

Ferrum Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade678.20%
9th to 12th Grade506.12%
High School Graduate37045.29%
Some College13917.01%
Associates Degree374.53%
Bachelors Degree10512.85%
Graduate Degree496.00%
Loading...

Ferrum Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ferrum Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White769652154
Black4646
2+ Races22

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 20.03%.

Ferrum Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,021$$38,229
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$34,576$33,962$45,625
Some College$$$14,240
Bachelors Degree$41,818$$41,818
Graduate Degree$60,809$$

$38,021

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$38,229

Average Female

Ferrum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ferrum Language by Age

Loading...

Ferrum Language

98.05% of Ferrum residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Ferrum Language

Ferrum Poverty by Race

Loading...

5.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.45%

Male Poverty Rate

1.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ferrum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ferrum is White, with 6.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ferrum is White, with 6.17% 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 15.47%.

Ferrum Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
High School14.59%
Less Than 9th Grade12.82%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%

Ferrum Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Ferrum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ferrum Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$48,234$58,036
Families$58,839$71,424
Married Families$49,975-
Non Families-$30,401
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Ferrum Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

26.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.4%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ferrum Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

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 45-54.

Ferrum Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Ferrum Marital Status

Loading...

42

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea26
Second Gulf War16
World War II
Vietnam
First Gulf War

Ferrum Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
75+26
18 to 3416
65 to 74
55 to 64
35 to 54

Ferrum Veterans by Age

Loading...

Ferrum Veterans by Race

Ferrum Veterans by Education

Loading...

19.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ferrum Veterans by Education

Loading...

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

13.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ferrum Employment by Age

Loading...

Ferrum Employment by Race

Loading...

Ferrum Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

77.36%

Born in Ferrum

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.22% of Ferrum residents were born in the United States, with 77.36% having been born in Virginia. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ferrum Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,3100.00%
20202,3100.00%
20192,310773.45%
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%

Ferrum Population by Year