|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ferriday is 3,085. Ferriday, Louisiana is the 6,167th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ferriday was in 1990, when its population was 4,186. In 1990, Ferriday was the 4,570th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,167th largest city in the US. Ferriday is currently 26.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ferriday has shrunk 16.9% since the year 2000. Ferriday, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6162||Tybee Island, Georgia||3,091||-9.1%|
|6163||Kingwood, West Virginia||3,090||1.3%|
|6165||Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania||3,086||0.7%|
|6170||Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia||3,084||29.7%|
The total voting age population of Ferriday, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,419. The voting age population is 33.5% male and 66.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.7% of the residents of Ferriday are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ferriday are 91.1% Black and 8.9% White.
In Ferriday, 18.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.1%. On a per-household basis, 17.7% of families are below the poverty line in Ferriday.
Among those aged 16 and older, 44.2% of Ferriday residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.7% of Ferriday residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.8% have a bachelor's degree and 7.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ferriday residents aged 5 and older, 0.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
In Ferriday, 32.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ferriday is $24,867.
In Ferriday, 46.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.1% of housing units in Ferriday.
Of all the housing units in Ferriday, 5.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Ferriday, 15.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 270 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ferriday is $619.
In Ferriday, 62.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.