Statewide Claims to Fame

Ferguson is 6th in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Female residents

Ferguson is 8th in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Ferguson is 20th in Missouri out of 140 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Ferguson, Missouri Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Ferguson Rank Missouri US
Current population (2012) 21,135 31st 6,021,988 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.2 88th 68,741.5 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,423.2 21st 87.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Ferguson Rank Missouri US
Residents younger than 5 8.2% 20th 6.3% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.7% 27th 23.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.3% 118th 14.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Ferguson Rank Missouri US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.5% 75th 86.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.9% 75th 25.4% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Ferguson Rank Missouri US
Race - White 29.3% 133rd 83.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 67.4% 8th 11.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 60th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 112th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 108th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 60th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 132nd 3.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 28.7% 133rd 80.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Ferguson Rank Missouri US
Female residents 55.2% 6th 51.0% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.1% 118th 3.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Ferguson Rank Missouri US
Housing units 9,105 34th 2,723,415 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 23.2% 48th 19.6% 25.9%
Households 8,428 34th 2,354,104 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.6% 95th 69.5% 66.1%
Home median value $97,400 108th $138,900 $186,200
People per household 2.5 57th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Ferguson Rank Missouri US
Income per capita $21,105 88th $25,371 $27,915
Income per household $36,645 103rd $47,202 $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.9% 38th 14.3% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Ferguson Rank Missouri US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,460 53rd 501,064 27,092,908
Retail sales $391,824 37th $76,575,216 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,574 55th $12,957 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $29,273 55th $11,070,634 $613,795,732

Statewide Top Lists

Business

Education

Housing

Income

People

Race

Size

Other Cities in Missouri