|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ferndale is 19,109. Ferndale, Michigan is the 1,940th largest city in the US.
Ferndale is located entirely in Oakland County.
The peak population of Ferndale was in 1990, when its population was 25,044. In 1990, Ferndale was the 1,107th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,940th largest city in the US. Ferndale is currently 23.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ferndale has shrunk 13.4% since the year 2000. Ferndale, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Ferndale has a population density of 5,130.2 people per square mile.
|2222||Grosse Pointe Woods||16,266||-4.7%|
|1934||Harrison, New Jersey||19,212||33.2%|
|1935||Point Pleasant, New Jersey||19,205||-0.6%|
The total voting age population of Ferndale, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 17,638. The voting age population is 50.1% male and 49.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.9% of the residents of Ferndale are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ferndale are 87.7% White, 6.3% Black, 3.5% Two or more races, 1.3% Asian, 0.9% American Indian and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 2.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ferndale, 9.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.5%. On a per-household basis, 3.5% of families are below the poverty line in Ferndale.
Among those aged 16 and older, 80.7% of Ferndale residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.8% of Ferndale residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 48.3% have a bachelor's degree and 17.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ferndale residents aged 5 and older, 4.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ferndale is 2.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ferndale, 8.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ferndale is $71,807.
In Ferndale, 67.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.2% of housing units in Ferndale.
Of all the housing units in Ferndale, 38.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Ferndale, 4.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 460 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ferndale is $1,032.
In Ferndale, 90.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.