Ferguson, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ferguson, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ferguson had a population of 127 as of July 1, 2015. Ferguson ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ferguson is located at latitude 41.9386 and longitude -92.863 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ferguson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 932 feet.

The City of Ferguson 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.

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, 2015.

City of Ferguson, IA Boundary Map

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Ferguson, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 127
Population in Households 127
Population in Familes 107
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 498
Diversity Index2 40
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 55
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 59 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $144,792
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,689
Average Household Income $72,149
Per Capita Income $28,517
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.16%
Households 0.0% 0.36%
Families 1.46% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ferguson to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 825 18th
Population Density1 # 648 36th
Diversity Index2 # 34 97th
Median Household Income # 272 73rd
Per Capita Income # 294 71st

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