Ferguson, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ferguson, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Ferguson had a population of 961 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ferguson: Luretha.

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Ferguson, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 961
Daytime Population: Workers 291
Daytime Population: Residents 560
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 851
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 946
Population in Familes 763
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 466
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $25,438
Average Household Income $41,833
Per Capita Income $16,250


Total Housing Units 421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $111,702
Average Home Value $148,986


Total Households 375
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 251
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.39% 0.29%
Households 0.3% 0.27%
Families 0.11% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

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, 2017 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 # 240 56th
Population Density # 397 27th
Diversity Index # 132 76th
Median Household Income # 511 6th
Per Capita Income # 502 7th

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