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Population (year 2000): 22,406. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,458 (-4.2% change)
Males: 10,242 (45.7%), Females: 12,164 (54.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $35,647 (year 2000)
Median house value: $64,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Ferguson:

  • Black (52.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (44.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (15.7%), Irish (8.5%), English (5.8%), French (3.2%), United States (3.1%), Italian (2.8%).Missouri

Elevation: 508 feet

Land area: 6.2 square miles

Ferguson,

For population 25 years and over in Ferguson

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ferguson city

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +128 (+0.6%).


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MO Florissant, (4.1 miles pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (9.0 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (279.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Valley, MO (1.4 miles Cool MO (1.8 miles Dellwood, MO (1.9 miles Kinloch, Park, MO (1.9 miles Calverton MO (2.1 miles Normandy, Club Hills, MO (2.3 miles Country Court, MO (2.4 miles Norwood Park, MO (2.4 miles Pasadena


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $174,100
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $40,200
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $109,100

Latitude: 38.75 N, Longitude: 90.30 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.6%), Manufacturing (11.9%), Retail trade (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,237 (-14.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,096 (11.3%)


 

Crime in Ferguson by Year

Type 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 3 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 13.4 4.5 4.5 4.5
Rapes 6 6 12 11 8
    per 100,000 26.8 26.8 53.6 49.1 35.7
Robberies 52 49 44 46 31
    per 100,000 232.1 218.7 196.4 205.3 138.4
Assaults 33 44 36 50 47
    per 100,000 147.3 196.4 160.7 223.2 209.8
Burglaries 243 313 247 192 209
    per 100,000 1084.5 1396.9 1102.4 856.9 932.8
Thefts 939 831 973 895 817
    per 100,000 4190.8 3708.8 4342.6 3994.5 3646.3
Auto thefts 155 197 246 312 242
    per 100,000 691.8 879.2 1097.9 1392.5 1080.1
408.7 445.5 455.6 461.5 399.8

Average climate in Ferguson, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ferguson,

Ferguson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/1959, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Ferguson city center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category 4 tornado 11.6 miles away from the city center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Ferguson:
  • CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL NORTHEAST (about 3 miles; SAINT LOUIS, MO)
  • CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL NORTHWEST (about 5 miles; FLORISSANT, MO)
  • METROPOLITAN ST LOUIS PSYCHIATRIC CTR (about 6 miles; SAINT LOUIS, MO)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ferguson:
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 4 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; ID: STL)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 21 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; ID: ALN)
  • SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS (about 26 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; ID: SUS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ferguson:
  • CREVE COEUR (about 15 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; ID: 1H0)
  • ST CHARLES COUNTY SMARTT (about 15 miles; ST CHARLES, MO; ID: SET)
  • ST CHARLES (about 16 miles; ST CHARLES, MO; ID: 3SQ)

Amtrak stations near Ferguson:
  • 11 miles: ST. LOUIS (550 S. 16TH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
  • 14 miles: KIRKWOOD (110 W. ARGONNE RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 18 $66,729 $44,486 0 $0
Fire - Other 6 $31,002 $62,004 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 14 $40,553 $34,759 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $6,432 $38,592 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $11,858 $47,432 1 $1,191
Other Government Administration 5 $15,726 $37,742 7 $765
Judicial and Legal 3 $12,137 $48,548 1 $987
Police Protection - Officers 52 $196,451 $45,334 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $22,109 $29,478 10 $12,052
Parks and Recreation 5 $20,751 $49,802 0 $0
Streets and Highways 16 $42,664 $31,998 0 $0
Totals for Government 133 $466,412 $42,082 19 $14,995
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferguson:
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 1 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 3 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 10,939)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 9 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 3,441)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 10 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 10,286)
  • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 8,252)
  • MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY OF SAINT LOUIS (about 13 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 2,094)
Private high school in Ferguson:
  • NORTH COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 578; Location: 1309 N ELIZABETH AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Ferguson:
  • JOHNSON WABASH ELEM. (Students: 452; Location: 685 JANUARY; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Ferguson:
  • SS JOHN & JAMES ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 150 NORTH ELIZABETH; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 1050 SMITH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Ferguson:
  • FERGUSON MUNICIPAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $498,104; Location: 35 N. FLORISSANT RD.; 71,422 books; 1,326 audio materials; 2,235 video materials; 122 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Northland Golf Club (A).

Church in Ferguson: Saint Joseph Convent (A).

Park in Ferguson: Jeske Park (1).


Ferguson compared to Missouri state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Ferguson:
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KSTL (690 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Ferguson:
  • KCFV (89.5 FM; FERGUSON, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFUN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHALTO, IL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWUR (90.3 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
TV broadcast stations around Ferguson:
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38HD (Channel 38; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K59GP (Channel 59; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K62EG (Channel 62; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ETERNAL FAMILY NETWORK)
  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)

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