Statewide Claims to Fame

Fergus Falls is 3rd in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Fergus Falls is 10th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Female residents

Fergus Falls is 19th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Income below poverty line

Fergus Falls is 20th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Fergus Falls Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 13,215 79th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 14.1 64th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 931 111th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Fergus Falls Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 6.7% 80th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.4% 113th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 22.2% 3rd 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Fergus Falls Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.1% 118th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.1% 90th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Fergus Falls Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 95.5% 23rd 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.1% 97th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 32nd 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 127th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 139th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.6% 114th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.6% 125th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 94.4% 20th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Fergus Falls Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 53.0% 10th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.5% 133rd 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Fergus Falls Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 6,342 68th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 30.9% 29th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 5,829 70th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.8% 119th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $116,000 131st $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.1 133rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Fergus Falls Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $23,809 114th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $38,673 129th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.4% 19th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Fergus Falls Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,208 80th 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $387,309 45th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $28,364 21st $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $26,500 59th $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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