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Ferguson, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Ferguson is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pulaski County at latitude 37.0628 and longitude -84.5985. Pulaski County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Ferguson, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ferguson, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Ferguson indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Ferguson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ferguson: Luretha.

City of Ferguson, KY Boundary Map

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Ferguson, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 998
Population in Households 984
Population in Familes 793
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 570
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 391
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 263
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 229 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $149,537
Average Home Value $214,738
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,965
Average Household Income $40,565
Per Capita Income $15,747
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.83% 1.29%
Households 1.83% 1.3%
Families 1.58% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Ferguson, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ferguson to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 234 55th
Population Density1 # 361 31st
Diversity Index2 # 113 79th
Median Household Income # 423 19th
Per Capita Income # 448 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.