Ferguson, Missouri

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Population in 2017: 20,728 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 
Males: 9,037  (43.6%)
Females: 11,691  (56.4%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 63031.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,701 (it was $35,647 in 2000)
Ferguson:

$45,701
MO:

$53,578

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,278 (it was $17,661 in 2000)

Ferguson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,024 (it was $64,600 in 2000)
Ferguson:

$111,024
MO:

$156,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $266,135; detached houses: $271,892; townhouses or other attached units: $303,199; in 2-unit structures: $208,803; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,050; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $242,231; mobile homes: $193,823

Median gross rent in 2017: $880.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ferguson: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.0%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 33.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.8% for American Indian residents, 96.3% for other race residents, 48.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ferguson, MO (2017)
    • 14,16267.6%Black alone
    • 5,98428.6%White alone
    • 4382.1%Two or more races
    • 3551.7%Other race alone
    • 3611.7%Hispanic
    • 640.3%Asian alone
    • 210.1%American Indian alone

Races in Ferguson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Ferguson, Missouri as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ferguson is 1,050 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ferguson by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.6)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.8)
3
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(23.5)
2
(9.4)
2
(9.5)
2
(9.5)
5
(23.7)
9
(42.8)
11
(52.9)
2
(9.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(36.6)
9
(42.6)
7
(33.4)
3
(14.4)
4
(19.4)
6
(28.2)
3
(14.1)
3
(14.2)
2
(9.5)
8
(38.0)
7
(33.3)
5
(24.1)
4
(19.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
40
(183.1)
52
(246.0)
68
(324.3)
52
(249.8)
45
(217.8)
45
(211.5)
38
(178.9)
54
(255.7)
51
(241.8)
82
(389.4)
68
(323.3)
65
(312.7)
46
(222.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
59
(270.0)
42
(198.7)
87
(414.9)
55
(264.2)
45
(217.8)
47
(220.9)
37
(174.2)
42
(198.9)
60
(284.5)
95
(451.1)
86
(408.9)
69
(331.9)
77
(372.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
213
(974.9)
247
(1,168)
376
(1,793)
302
(1,451)
357
(1,728)
263
(1,236)
247
(1,163)
300
(1,421)
326
(1,546)
366
(1,738)
292
(1,388)
276
(1,328)
149
(721.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
718
(3,286)
766
(3,623)
701
(3,343)
702
(3,373)
647
(3,132)
649
(3,050)
699
(3,291)
749
(3,547)
628
(2,978)
520
(2,469)
684
(3,252)
547
(2,631)
647
(3,131)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
178
(814.7)
195
(922.3)
214
(1,021)
167
(802.3)
117
(566.4)
85
(399.4)
95
(447.3)
77
(364.7)
73
(346.1)
119
(565.1)
115
(546.8)
116
(558.0)
150
(725.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.6)
4
(18.9)
1
(4.8)
2
(9.6)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
12
(56.9)
6
(28.5)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)412.2457.5557.4468.8416.0417.6367.5417.3411.0550.5562.0528.1410.0

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City-data.com crime index in Ferguson, MO

Crime rate in Ferguson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 48 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Missouri average:

2.32
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Ancestries: German (5.1%), American (3.5%), Irish (2.7%), English (2.0%), Swedish (1.3%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 508 feet

Land area: 6.19 square miles.

Population density: 3,349 people per square mile   (average).

Ferguson, Missouri map

253 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Missouri:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,516 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,452 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Florissant, MO (3.9 miles , pop. 50,497).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (8.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (254.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Cool Valley, MO (1.2 miles ),
Kinloch, MO (1.2 miles ),
Dellwood, MO (1.2 miles ),
Calverton Park, MO (1.3 miles ),
Berkeley, MO (1.4 miles ),
Normandy, MO (1.4 miles ),
Country Club Hills, MO (1.4 miles ),
Norwood Court, MO (1.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.75 N, Longitude: 90.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,839 (-13.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 801 (8.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Ferguson, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ferguson, MO in 2017

Property values in Ferguson, MO

Ferguson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $174,100
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $40,200
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $350,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Ferguson, MO residents
Average permit cost in Ferguson, MO
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Missouri:

3.9%
Historical population in Ferguson, MO
Historical housing units in Ferguson, MO

Population change in the 1990s: +128 (+0.6%).
Most common industries in Ferguson, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Ferguson, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Ferguson, Missouri

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Ferguson, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.259. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.259
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.792. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.792
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0523. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0523
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Ferguson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Ferguson city center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/10/1959, a category F4 tornado 9.5 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ferguson-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 131.9 miles away from Ferguson center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 130.1 miles away from Ferguson center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 116.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.2 miles away from Ferguson center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.1 miles away from Ferguson center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Ferguson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ferguson:

  • CHRISTIAN CARE HOME (800 CHAMBERS ROAD)
  • OAK KNOLL NURSING HOME (37 NORTH CLARK AVENUE)
  • FLORISSANT DIALYSIS (10887 W FLORISSANT RD)
  • PREMIER DIALYSIS OF FERGUSON (800 CHAMBERS ROAD)

Heliports located in Ferguson:

Amtrak stations near Ferguson:

  • 10 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.
  • 13 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.
  • 15 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferguson:

  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 3 miles; Saint Louis, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,322)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 7 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 7 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Saint Louis University (about 9 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 11 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Webster University (about 12 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)
  • Missouri Baptist University (about 12 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,898)

Public high school in Ferguson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ferguson:

  • FERGUSON MIDDLE (Students: 720, Location: 701 JANUARY AVE, Grades: 7-8)
  • WALNUT GROVE ELEM. (Students: 501, Location: 1248 N FLORISSANT RD, Grades: KG-6)
  • JOHNSON WABASH ELEM. (Students: 458, Location: 685 JANUARY, Grades: KG-6)
  • GRIFFITH ELEM. (Students: 349, Location: 200 DAY DR, Grades: KG-6)
  • LEE HAMILTON ELEM. (Students: 326, Location: 401 POWELL AVE, Grades: KG-6)
  • CENTRAL ELEM. (Students: 297, Location: 201 WESLEY AVE, Grades: KG-6)
  • VOGT ELEM. (Location: 200 CHURCH ST, Grades: KG-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Ferguson:

  • BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA SCHOOL (Students: 232, Location: 150 N ELIZABETH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Ferguson

Library in Ferguson:

  • FERGUSON MUNICIPAL PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $494,473; Location: 35 N. FLORISSANT RD.; 76,886 books; 8,059 e-books; 2,048 audio materials; 4,064 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 136 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ferguson: Northland Golf Club (A), Ferguson Fire Department Station 2 (B), Happy Go Lucky Child Care Center (C), Ferguson Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Ferguson Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ferguson include: Saint Joseph Convent (A), Saint Stephens Episcopal Church (B), Saint John and James Catholic Church (C), Oak Hill Baptist Church (D), North Hills United Methodist Church (E), Memorial Tabernacle Baptist Church (F), Immanuel United Church of Christ (G), Great Commission Church of God (H), First Presbyterian Church of Ferguson (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ferguson: Jeske Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Tyron Woodley - Martial artist.

St. Louis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.1%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Ferguson in 2010:

  • 189 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
216 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Ferguson (2011 data):

  • UMB Bank, National Association: Ferguson Facility at 1 Church Street, branch established on 1920/06/09; Central City Branch at 10751 Old Hall's Ferry Road, branch established on 1973/12/26. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $11,205.9 mil, Deposits: $8,538.8 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Ferguson Branch at 201 North Florissant Road, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Ferguson:

Marital status in Ferguson, MO
  • Never married: 41.8%
  • Now married: 35.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ferguson:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Missouri average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ferguson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ferguson, MO (based on St. Louis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic230,48874
Evangelical Protestant162,614384
Mainline Protestant74,404130
Other37,15687
Black Protestant9,36948
Orthodox2,0427
None482,881-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 176
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
St. Louis County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
Here:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 293
Here:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 683
Here:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Louis County:

8.6%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

28.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ferguson:

47.8%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ferguson:

19.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ferguson:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.9%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Ferguson:

55.8%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ferguson, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 54$249,550$55,4560$0
Streets and Highways 28$95,859$41,0821$1,129
Firefighters 25$122,057$58,5870$0
Other Government Administration 16$48,779$36,5842$2,416
Police - Other 6$19,276$38,55214$20,691
Parks and Recreation 5$21,840$52,4163$5,379
Judicial and Legal 5$14,088$33,8111$1,619
Correction 4$11,847$35,5411$1,924
Financial Administration 3$15,389$61,5561$1,865
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 146$598,685$49,20723$35,023

Ferguson government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,862,000 ($186.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $196,000 ($9.46)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,184,000 ($250.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,327,000 ($112.26)
    General - Other: $1,939,000 ($93.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,249,000 ($60.26)
    Central Staff Services: $965,000 ($46.56)
    Regular Highways: $946,000 ($45.64)
    Parking Facilities: $852,000 ($41.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $435,000 ($20.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $362,000 ($17.46)
    Financial Administration: $339,000 ($16.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $283,000 ($13.65)
    General Public Buildings: $171,000 ($8.25)
    Sewerage: $104,000 ($5.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $620,000 ($29.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $60,000 ($2.89)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($2.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,129,000 ($343.93)

Ferguson government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $421,000 ($20.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $370,000 ($17.85)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($0.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,086,000 ($341.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,371,000 ($114.39)
    General Revenue - Other: $568,000 ($27.40)
    Interest Earnings: $262,000 ($12.64)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $3,027,000 ($146.03)
    Property: $1,669,000 ($80.52)
    Other: $1,012,000 ($48.82)
    Other License: $708,000 ($34.16)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $31,000 ($1.50)

Ferguson government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,502,000 ($747.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,758,000 ($567.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,744,000 ($180.63)

Ferguson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,265,000 ($61.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,717,000 ($854.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,352,000 ($65.23)

5.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Missouri average:

7.04%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($769 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Louis city, MO  1.90% ($49,609 average AGI)
from St. Charles County, MO  0.58% ($64,722)
from Jefferson County, MO  0.47% ($51,964)


6.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($65,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Missouri average:

7.16%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($950 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.05%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Louis city, MO  1.53% ($38,433 average AGI)
to St. Charles County, MO  1.03% ($60,385)
to Jefferson County, MO  0.55% ($48,847)
Businesses in Ferguson, MO
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Nike1
Church's Chicken1Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless3RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Steak 'n Shake1
Jones New York1Subway2
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
McDonald's2

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.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ferguson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 47.3mTotal length
  • $3,839,000Total costs
  • 628,836Total average daily traffic
  • 91,241Total average daily truck traffic
  • 521,672Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ferguson, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ferguson, MO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ferguson)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 501 N Florissant Rd (Lat: 38.753111 Lon: -90.315389), Call Sign: KTS741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.760 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2011, Registrant: City Of Ferguson, 901 Ferguson Avenue, Ferguson, MO 63135, Phone: (314) 521-8373, Fax: (314) 521-5165, Email:
  • 3400 Pershall Rd (Lat: 38.768611 Lon: -90.287361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 16 m, Overall height: 19 m, Call Sign: KLW330,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.535 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.535 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2014, Expiration Date: 06/20/2024, Registrant: St. Louis Community College, 5464 Highland Park, St. Louis, MO 63110, Phone: (314) 539-5073, Fax: (314) 539-5987, Email:
  • 15 S Florissant (Lat: 38.737556 Lon: -90.299833), Call Sign: KQR552,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.4200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2014, Expiration Date: 03/21/2024, Registrant: American National Red Cross, 431 18th Street Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 303-4126, Fax: (202) 303-0230, Email:
  • 3400 Pershall Rd Physical Plant Bldg (Lat: 38.792556 Lon: -90.327333), Call Sign: KSP880,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.975 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2015, Expiration Date: 08/23/2025, Registrant: St. Louis Community College, 5464 Highland Park, St. Louis, MO 63110, Phone: (314) 539-5073, Fax: (314) 539-5987, Email:
  • 9131 W Florissant (Lat: 38.734722 Lon: -90.277778), Call Sign: WQBL711,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 11/02/2004, Expiration Date: 11/02/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2015, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 38.740667 Lon: -90.304083, Call Sign: WQLV439,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.950 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2010, Expiration Date: 05/03/2020, Certifier: Joe Wurm, Registrant: Rcc, Inc., 3057 Hwy. A, Washington, MO 63090, Phone: (636) 239-7192, Fax: (636) 239-1871, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MO-STL154B, 222 South Florissant (Lat: 38.740861 Lon: -90.302556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQLJ713,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2010, Expiration Date: 02/16/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • FERGUSON, 325 Paul Ave (Lat: 38.740306 Lon: -90.297889), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WLV553,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10623.7 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/03/1998, Registrant: Cybertel Rsa Cellular LP, 500 Maryville College Dr, St Louis, MO 63141

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ferguson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: ROLLADEN-SCHNEIDER LS-6B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 54MA , Serial Number: 6170, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/1988, Certificate Issue Date: 02/24/2012
    Registrant (Individual): David J Armbruster, 29 N Maple Ave, Ferguson, MO 63135
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 582V , Serial Number: 28R-7703332, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2001
    Registrant (LLC): Wingcap LLC, 33 N Elizabeth Ave, Ferguson, MO 63135

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED97$92,67084$54,419287$98,79318$19,33696$69,759
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$102,6731$33,28032$93,4456$28,1424$69,795
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$75,66210$61,115167$89,15951$22,40623$61,881
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$84,7127$44,86398$94,4437$40,3005$67,598
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$42,4400$026$89,9412$60,4451$68,710
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2117.00 , 2118.00, 2119.00, 2124.00, 2125.00, 2126.00, 2127.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$82,6905$100,4380$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$130,9403$144,0130$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$135,5701$126,9000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$90,5004$203,6701$90,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$81,1900$01$34,110
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2117.00 , 2118.00, 2119.00, 2124.00, 2125.00, 2126.00, 2127.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ferguson, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ferguson, MO - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 131. The highest number of fire incidents - 242 took place in 2004, and the least - 7 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ferguson, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.9%), and Outside Fires (28.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ferguson, MO
    • 1,04746.9%Structure Fires
    • 63328.4%Outside Fires
    • 28912.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 26311.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ferguson, MO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ferguson, MO
  • 85.4%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ferguson, MO
  • 76.1%Utility gas
  • 22.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Ferguson compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Ferguson on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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