|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ferguson is 18,343. Ferguson, Missouri is the 2,014th largest city in the US.
Ferguson is located entirely in St Louis County.
The peak population of Ferguson was in 2000, when its population was 22,368. In 2000, Ferguson was the 1,421st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,014th largest city in the US. Ferguson is currently 18.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Ferguson has shrunk 17.9% since the year 2000. Ferguson, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Ferguson has a population density of 3,423.2 people per square mile.
|2110||Lake St. Louis||17,311||69.0%|
|2008||Dover, New Jersey||18,427||1.4%|
|2009||Mebane, North Carolina||18,408||140.9%|
|2010||Ocean Springs, Mississippi||18,387||6.5%|
|2013||North Aurora, Illinois||18,350||67.4%|
|2017||Brook Park, Ohio||18,318||-13.4%|
|2018||Mount Washington, Kentucky||18,317||110.2%|
The total voting age population of Ferguson, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 14,746. The voting age population is 39.8% male and 60.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.8% of the residents of Ferguson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ferguson are 67.6% Black, 25.0% White, 4.4% Two or more races, 1.3% Other, 0.9% Asian and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 1.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ferguson, 23.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.6%. On a per-household basis, 20.7% of families are below the poverty line in Ferguson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.4% of Ferguson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.5% of Ferguson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.1% have a bachelor's degree and 8.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ferguson residents aged 5 and older, 2.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ferguson is 7.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ferguson, 12.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ferguson is $40,000.
In Ferguson, 54.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.4% of housing units in Ferguson.
Of all the housing units in Ferguson, 13.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Ferguson, 2.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 260 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ferguson is $929.
In Ferguson, 79.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.