Ferguson, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ferguson, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Ferguson had a population of 997 as of July 1, 2016. Ferguson ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ferguson is located at latitude 37.0628 and longitude -84.5985 in Pulaski County. 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. Pulaski County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

The City of Ferguson (GNIS ID: 2403606) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Ferguson is located within Somerset Division of Pulaski County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ferguson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ferguson: Luretha.

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Ferguson, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 997
Population in Households 982
Population in Familes 790
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 484
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 389
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 260
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 227 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $101,163
Average Home Value $138,274


Median Household Income $23,939
Average Household Income $39,076
Per Capita Income $15,186
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.05% 0.63%
Households 0.94% 0.56%
Families 0.69% 0.38%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Ferguson, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ferguson to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 239 56th
Population Density1 # 392 28th
Diversity Index2 # 121 78th
Median Household Income # 514 5th
Per Capita Income # 509 6th

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