Latest Data (2018)
Population 20,730
Nationwide Rank 1780

Quick Facts

Ferguson, Missouri is the 1,780th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Ferguson, Missouri is a city.

Ferguson, Missouri is currently 7.3% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Ferguson, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Ferguson, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1770 North Salt Lake, Utah 20,850 136.3%
1771 Lumberton, North Carolina 20,840 -1.3%
1772 Palisades Park, New Jersey 20,820 21.3%
1773 Sapulpa, Oklahoma 20,802 3.2%
1774 South Milwaukee, Wisconsin 20,801 -1.8%
1775 Hammond, Louisiana 20,786 17.5%
1776 Universal City, Texas 20,773 43.5%
1777 South El Monte, California 20,767 -1.9%
1778 Kuna, Idaho 20,746 222.3%
1779 Secaucus, New Jersey 20,742 30.2%
1780 Ferguson, Missouri 20,730 -7.3%
1781 Lebanon, Ohio 20,727 20.5%
1782 Gardner, Massachusetts 20,719 -0.5%
1783 Fernley, Nevada 20,692 147.8%
1784 Marquette, Michigan 20,680 0.0%
1785 Bryant, Arkansas 20,665 72.5%
1786 Northfield, Minnesota 20,634 19.7%
1787 Murphy, Texas 20,611 493.8%
1788 Suwanee, Georgia 20,569 105.1%
1789 Crest Hill, Illinois 20,568 50.7%
1790 Clemmons, North Carolina 20,563 29.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
939 Wentzville 41,164 451.2%
975 Cape Girardeau 39,853 12.3%
1096 Wildwood 35,517 7.4%
1123 University City 34,322 -8.9%
1210 Liberty 31,779 20.5%
1267 Ballwin 30,188 -3.5%
1311 Raytown 28,993 -4.1%
1356 Kirkwood 27,758 1.4%
1379 Gladstone 27,317 3.5%
1402 Maryland Heights 27,016 -0.4%
1497 Hazelwood 25,204 -3.7%
1515 Grandview 24,962 0.7%
1607 Belton 23,598 7.6%
1645 Webster Groves 22,889 -1.5%
1700 Nixa 21,868 76.0%
1705 Raymore 21,784 93.2%
1711 Sedalia 21,718 6.8%
1756 Arnold 21,073 5.5%
1780 Ferguson 20,730 -7.3%
1801 Rolla 20,390 23.6%
1811 Warrensburg 20,262 23.4%
1817 Ozark 20,188 96.7%
1921 Farmington 18,843 34.7%
1932 Creve Coeur 18,717 11.6%
1977 Manchester 18,172 -5.1%
2034 Kirksville 17,566 1.5%
2042 Hannibal 17,533 -1.2%
2079 Poplar Bluff 17,043 0.4%
2092 Clayton 16,826 5.5%
2128 Republic 16,510 83.5%
2161 Lake St. Louis 16,230 58.5%
2174 Sikeston 16,108 -5.0%
2226 Overland 15,637 -6.9%
2285 Jackson 14,994 24.9%
2305 Lebanon 14,807 19.7%
2309 Carthage 14,763 15.9%
2314 Jennings 14,707 -4.8%
2361 Grain Valley 14,277 166.9%
2386 Washington 14,055 5.5%
2449 Moberly 13,610 -0.9%
2485 Dardenne Prairie 13,360 195.7%
2553 Marshall 12,934 1.8%
2585 St. Ann 12,709 -5.7%
2593 Fulton 12,635 3.6%
2620 Troy 12,456 81.5%
2655 West Plains 12,257 12.0%
2693 Neosho 12,051 13.5%
2695 Festus 12,046 22.5%
2719 Webb City 11,887 20.4%
2726 Crestwood 11,850 -0.1%
2751 Union 11,715 51.7%
2756 Maryville 11,687 9.5%
2766 Excelsior Springs 11,646 7.0%
2771 Bridgeton 11,600 -25.3%
2776 Branson 11,567 66.4%
2784 Mexico 11,527 2.0%
2853 Town and Country 11,140 2.4%
2867 Bolivar 11,038 19.6%
2914 Eureka 10,759 38.3%
2978 Kearney 10,457 85.3%
2979 Bellefontaine Neighbors 10,456 -5.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 20,730 1,780
2017 20,728 1,766
2016 20,846 1,747
2015 21,059 1,717
2014 21,086 1,701
2013 21,111 1,689
2012 21,135 1,667
2011 21,157 1,658
2010 21,203 1,645
2009 20,936 1,650
2008 20,984 1,634
2007 21,095 1,616
2006 21,232 1,601
2005 21,362 1,567
2004 21,573 1,539
2003 21,792 1,500
2002 22,003 1,478
2001 22,200 1,445
2000 22,368 1,421
1990 22,257 1,242