Latest Data (2017)
Population 20,728
Nationwide Rank 1766

Quick Facts

Ferguson, Missouri is the 1,766th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

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. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Ferguson, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1756 Hays, Kansas 20,845 4.0%
1757 Sapulpa, Oklahoma 20,843 3.4%
1758 Mill Creek, Washington 20,832 48.8%
1759 Eustis, Florida 20,827 30.4%
1760 Milwaukie, Oregon 20,801 1.5%
1761 Stephenville, Texas 20,797 36.5%
1762 DeBary, Florida 20,784 33.2%
1763 Plainview, Texas 20,767 -7.0%
1764 Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin 20,762 29.0%
1765 Pleasantville, New Jersey 20,732 9.1%
1766 Ferguson, Missouri 20,728 -7.3%
1767 Lomita, California 20,707 3.1%
1768 Agoura Hills, California 20,692 0.0%
1769 Adrian, Michigan 20,689 -7.1%
1770 Bonney Lake, Washington 20,675 74.1%
1771 Murphy, Texas 20,673 495.5%
1772 Ashland, Kentucky 20,669 -5.6%
1773 Waukee, Iowa 20,649 269.9%
1774 Gardner, Massachusetts 20,640 -0.9%
1775 Marquette, Michigan 20,629 -0.2%
1776 Lebanon, Ohio 20,622 19.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
974 Wentzville 39,414 427.8%
986 Cape Girardeau 39,151 10.3%
1083 Wildwood 35,501 7.3%
1110 University City 34,549 -8.3%
1206 Liberty 31,507 19.5%
1260 Ballwin 30,181 -3.5%
1296 Raytown 29,211 -3.4%
1357 Kirkwood 27,653 1.0%
1382 Gladstone 27,140 2.8%
1389 Maryland Heights 26,996 -0.5%
1480 Hazelwood 25,290 -3.3%
1491 Grandview 25,159 1.5%
1598 Belton 23,480 7.0%
1631 Webster Groves 22,886 -1.5%
1707 Sedalia 21,568 6.0%
1722 Nixa 21,321 71.6%
1729 Raymore 21,167 87.8%
1735 Arnold 21,113 5.7%
1766 Ferguson 20,728 -7.3%
1801 Rolla 20,293 23.1%
1811 Warrensburg 20,168 22.9%
1826 Ozark 19,905 93.9%
1923 Creve Coeur 18,702 11.5%
1951 Farmington 18,425 31.7%
1975 Manchester 18,112 -5.4%
2020 Hannibal 17,590 -0.9%
2030 Kirksville 17,536 1.3%
2063 Poplar Bluff 17,070 0.6%
2084 Clayton 16,805 5.4%
2142 Republic 16,294 81.1%
2157 Sikeston 16,155 -4.7%
2185 Lake St. Louis 15,936 55.6%
2201 Overland 15,708 -6.5%
2279 Jackson 14,932 24.4%
2302 Jennings 14,674 -5.0%
2309 Lebanon 14,611 18.1%
2339 Carthage 14,350 12.7%
2378 Grain Valley 13,996 161.7%
2384 Washington 13,966 4.8%
2414 Moberly 13,783 0.3%
2475 Dardenne Prairie 13,310 194.5%
2548 Fulton 12,844 5.3%
2570 St. Ann 12,737 -5.4%
2574 Marshall 12,708 0.0%
2647 West Plains 12,248 12.0%
2681 Festus 12,034 22.4%
2683 Neosho 12,031 13.4%
2685 Troy 12,015 75.0%
2707 Crestwood 11,870 0.0%
2728 Maryville 11,757 10.1%
2749 Bridgeton 11,648 -25.0%
2765 Excelsior Springs 11,560 6.2%
2770 Union 11,524 49.3%
2772 Mexico 11,506 1.9%
2777 Branson 11,467 65.0%
2802 Webb City 11,334 14.8%
2846 Town and Country 11,115 2.1%
2878 Bolivar 10,885 18.0%
2928 Bellefontaine Neighbors 10,628 -4.0%
2939 Eureka 10,574 35.9%
2976 Kennett 10,399 -7.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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