Ferriday, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 3,287 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.7%
 
Males: 1,318  (40.1%)
Females: 1,969  (59.9%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 71334.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $21,776 (it was $14,732 in 2000)
Ferriday:

$21,776
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,587 (it was $8,767 in 2000)

Ferriday town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,955 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Ferriday:

$88,955
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $73,223; detached houses: $79,623; mobile homes: $31,605

Median gross rent in 2017: $490.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ferriday: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 47.4%
(43.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.8% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Ferriday, LA (2010)
    • 2,92683.3%Black alone
    • 53915.4%White alone
    • 140.4%Two or more races
    • 90.3%Asian alone
    • 90.3%Hispanic
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Ferriday, Louisiana as of June 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ferriday is 65 to 1.


Crime rates in Ferriday by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(87.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.4)
2
(56.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(140.6)
2
(56.7)
3
(84.7)
2
(56.5)
5
(146.6)
4
(116.4)
4
(116.9)
1
(29.9)
5
(151.5)
4
(122.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(731.2)
30
(850.1)
23
(649.2)
25
(706.2)
13
(381.1)
N/A28
(818.2)
20
(597.4)
9
(272.7)
6
(184.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
42
(1,181)
49
(1,388)
114
(3,218)
62
(1,751)
61
(1,788)
96
(2,793)
53
(1,549)
37
(1,105)
28
(848.5)
37
(1,136)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
50
(1,406)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
59
(1,667)
119
(3,489)
116
(3,375)
75
(2,192)
52
(1,553)
62
(1,879)
45
(1,382)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(56.2)
3
(85.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.5)
1
(29.3)
8
(232.8)
3
(87.7)
5
(149.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)354.3347.7425.6397.2387.3506.3577.1279.9234.5211.0

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City-data.com crime index in Ferriday, LA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.99
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: British (3.2%), American (3.2%), French (1.8%), African (1.5%), English (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 63 feet

Land area: 1.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,961 people per square mile   (low).

Ferriday, Louisiana map

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Louisiana:

4.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Ferriday town:

0.5% ($199)
Louisiana:

0.3% ($199)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (68.5 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (84.8 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (261.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

West Ferriday, LA (0.9 miles ),
Ridgecrest, LA (1.6 miles ),
Minorca, LA (2.4 miles ),
Clayton, LA (2.5 miles ),
Spokane, LA (2.7 miles ),
Vidalia, LA (2.9 miles ),
Natchez, MS (3.4 miles ),
Cloverdale, MS (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 31.63 N, Longitude: 91.56 W

Area code: 318

Distribution of median household income in Ferriday, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ferriday, LA in 2017
Ferriday satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $55,200
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $147,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $63,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Ferriday, LA residents
Average permit cost in Ferriday, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Ferriday, LA
Historical housing units in Ferriday, LA
Most common industries in Ferriday, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.0%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.6%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.4%)
  • Apparel (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Ferriday, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Religious workers (4.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)

Average climate in Ferriday, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ferriday, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Ferriday-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/23/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Ferriday town center killed 32 people and injured 241 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/24/2005, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ferriday-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from Ferriday center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 255.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 286.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 247.7 miles away from Ferriday center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 250.0 miles away from Ferriday center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 279.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Concordia Parish (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ferriday topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ferriday:

  • HOSPICE MINISTRIES INC OF LA (1105 NORTHEAST EAST WALLACE BLVD)
  • PROMISE SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF MISS LOU (6818 HIGHWAY 84)
  • RIVERLAND MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1700 WALLACE BLVD)
  • CAMELOT LEISURE LIVING (6818 HIGHWAY 84)
  • HERITAGE MANOR HEALTH AND REHAB (110 SERIO BLVD)
  • FMCNA - FERRIDAY (1618 EE WALLACE BLVD)
  • LOUISIANA HOMECARE OF MISS-LOU (201 EE WALLACE BLVD, N SUITE 1)

Airports and heliports located in Ferriday:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferriday:

  • Alcorn State University (about 30 miles; Alcorn State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,479)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 67 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 69 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 70 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 78 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 80 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Hinds Community College (about 80 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)

Public high schools in Ferriday:

  • FERRIDAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 328, Location: 801 E. E. WALLACE BOULEVARD, Grades: 8-12)
  • DELTA CHARTER SCHOOL MST (Location: 300 LYNWOOD DRIVE, Grades: KG-10, Charter school)
  • CONCORDIA EDUCATION CENTER (Location: 160 KINDERGARTEN ROAD, Grades: 4-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ferriday:

See full list of schools located in Ferriday

Library in Ferriday:

  • CONCORDIA PARISH (Operating income: $1,007,420; Location: 1609 THIRD STREET; 62,021 books; 1 e-books; 1,368 audio materials; 1,277 video materials; 60 state licensed databases; 166 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Saint Patricks Catholic Church

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ferriday: Ferriday Fire Department (A), Concordia Parish Library (B), Ferriday City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Ferriday Plaza Shopping Center (1), Pasternack Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ferriday include: Mercy Seat Baptist Church (A), Sixth Street Church of God in Christ (B), Sevier Memorial United Methodist Church (C), Saint Patrick Catholic Church (D), Rufus Baptist Church (E), New Morning Star Baptist Church (F), Mount Olive Baptist Church (G), Mount Beulah Baptist Church (H), Greater Saint Reed Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ferriday include: Learned Park (1), Fort Bowie Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Concordia Parish - Libraries- Ferriday Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1609 3rd Street).

Hotels: Relax Inn (1351 Ee Wallace Boulevard North), Spokane Resort Motel & Marina (4265 Highway 568).

Court: Louisiana State - Court Of Appeal Third Circuit- Gremillion Glenn J (1400 Highway 65).

Birthplace of: Dan Richey - Politician, James H. "Jim" Brown - Politician, Jerry Lee Lewis - (born 1935), musician, Jimmy Swaggart - Pastor, Howard K. Smith - Broadcast news analyst, Kerwin Cook - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Dec 21, 1979), Rick Nowlin - Politician, Bob Barber (American football) - Football defensive end, Jimmy Warren - Football League All-Star player.

Concordia Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ferriday and their reported violations in the past:

CONCORDIA WATERWORKS DISTRICT 1 (Population served: 6,921, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In SEP-01-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2013)
LAKE ST JOHN WATERWORKS DISTRICT 1 (Address: 1185 HWY 569 , Population served: 1,920, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-06-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-06-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-06-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-06-2014)
  • 37 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAR-13-2006 to MAR-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-27-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAR-13-2006 to MAR-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-27-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAR-13-2006 to MAR-13-2006), St Site Visit (enforcement) (3 times from MAY-08-2006 to NOV-27-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAR-13-2006 to MAR-13-2006), St Site Visit (enforcement) (3 times from MAY-08-2006 to NOV-27-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.6%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
155 people in nursing homes in 2000
34 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000

Banks with branches in Ferriday (2011 data):

  • Delta Bank: Louisiana Central Bank Branch at 302 Louisiana Avenue, branch established on 1973/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $222.0 mil, Deposits: $190.6 mil, headquarters in Vidalia, LA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Central Louisiana Capital Corporation
  • Tensas State Bank: Ferriday Branch at 212 North E.E. Wallace Boulevard, branch established on 1999/11/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $131.6 mil, Deposits: $109.6 mil, headquarters in Newellton, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tensas Bancshares, Inc.
  • Concordia Bank & Trust Company: Ferriday Branch at 201 Louisiana Avenue, branch established on 1937/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $516.6 mil, Deposits: $432.4 mil, headquarters in Vidalia, LA, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Concordia Capital Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Ferriday:

Marital status in Ferriday, LA
  • Never married: 49.0%
  • Now married: 34.1%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ferriday:

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 18.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Louisiana average:

11.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ferriday, LA (based on Concordia Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,27332
Mainline Protestant6257
Catholic3962
Black Protestant2852
Other11
None12,242-
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: 6
Here:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Concordia Parish:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Concordia Parish:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Concordia Parish:

12.2%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.9%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Concordia Parish:

13.8%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ferriday:

50.9%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ferriday:

46.7%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Ferriday:

30.0
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ferriday:

17.8%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.8%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ferriday:

37.7%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.0%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ferriday, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$29,525$23,6200$0
Police - Other 10$21,567$25,8800$0
Firefighters 7$12,090$20,7260$0
Other and Unallocable 5$8,857$21,2571$819
Solid Waste Management 3$4,995$19,9800$0
Other Government Administration 3$7,549$30,1960$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$9,651$38,6041$1,027
Streets and Highways 1$2,569$30,8280$0
Sewerage 1$1,597$19,1640$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,329$15,9480$0
Financial Administration 1$1,683$20,1960$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,214
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 50$101,412$24,3393$4,060

Ferriday government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $631,000 ($191.97)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($12.78)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($1.52)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $801,000 ($243.69)
    Water Utilities: $751,000 ($228.48)
    Police Protection: $696,000 ($211.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $341,000 ($103.74)
    Sewerage: $221,000 ($67.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000 ($57.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $175,000 ($53.24)
    Regular Highways: $160,000 ($48.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($13.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000 ($20.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $44,000 ($13.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($3.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $947,000 ($288.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($13.39)

Ferriday government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $319,000 ($97.05)
    Other: $221,000 ($67.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $124,000 ($37.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $281,000 ($85.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $237,000 ($72.10)
    General Revenue - Other: $71,000 ($21.60)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($1.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $443,000 ($134.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $569,000 ($173.11)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($12.78)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($1.52)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,119,000 ($340.43)
    Property: $283,000 ($86.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $115,000 ($34.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($2.74)

Ferriday government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,593,000 ($788.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,307,000 ($701.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,000 ($86.71)

Ferriday government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $255,000 ($77.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $283,000 ($86.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $230,000 ($69.97)

5.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Adams County, MS  1.38% ($35,894 average AGI)
from Catahoula Parish, LA  0.44% ($45,148)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.39% ($33,292)
Businesses in Ferriday, LA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1La-Z-Boy1
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul2

Strongest AM radio stations in Ferriday:

  • KVLA (1400 AM; 1 kW; VIDALIA, LA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNAT (1450 AM; 1 kW; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • WMIS (1240 AM; 1 kW; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: NATCHEZ BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ferriday:

  • KFNV-FM (107.1 FM; FERRIDAY, LA; Owner: TOM GAY D/B/A THE RADIO GROUP)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • WASM (91.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WNJJ (97.3 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WILL PERK BROADCASTING)
  • KPXS (104.7 FM; VIDALIA, LA; Owner: VISION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • W220BN (91.9 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KTYX (105.1 FM; JONESVILLE, LA; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • W216AR (91.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTYJ (97.7 FM; FAYETTE, MS; Owner: NATCHEZ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K220EW (91.9 FM; JONESVILLE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ferriday:

  • W24CR (Channel 24; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W59DK (Channel 59; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
Ferriday fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ferriday fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.7mTotal length
  • 10,300Total average daily traffic
  • 1,442Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,340Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 72 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ferriday, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (71.1%), and Outside Fires (16.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ferriday, LA
    • 21771.1%Structure Fires
    • 4916.1%Outside Fires
    • 3411.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ferriday, LA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ferriday, LA
  • 49.2%Electricity
  • 48.4%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ferriday, LA
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 34.1%Electricity


Ferriday compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Ferriday on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
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