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Ferguson city, Missouri

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Table

Ferguson city, Missouri
Persons in poverty, percent
23.6%
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
18,343
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
18,548
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-1.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 18,527
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 21,203
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
8.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
26.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.6%
Female persons, percent
56.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
22.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
69.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
5.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
21.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 906
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 1.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 49.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $78,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,134
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $409
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $904
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 8,844
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.31
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 86.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 2.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 90.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 81.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 90.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 20.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 13.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 64.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 63.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 27,124
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 45,077
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,488
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 389,200
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $18,777
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 25.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $37,376
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $21,656
Persons in poverty, percent
23.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 569
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 256
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 226
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 268
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 236
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 478
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 3,001.8
Population per square mile, 2010 3,423.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 6.17
Land area in square miles, 2010 6.19
FIPS Code 2923986
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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