Ferris, Texas

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Population in 2014: 2,508 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.3%
 
Males: 1,173  (46.8%)
Females: 1,335  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75125, 75146.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,811 (it was $36,573 in 2000)
Ferris:

$42,811
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,975 (it was $18,104 in 2000)

Ferris city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,870 (it was $51,000 in 2000)
Ferris:

$96,870
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $525.

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  • Races in Ferris, TX (2010)

    Ferris races chart
    • 1,04042.7%White alone
    • 93638.4%Hispanic
    • 42617.5%Black alone
    • 241.0%Two or more races
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ferris: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (9.6%), German (8.6%), United States (8.6%), English (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 472 feet

Land area: 3.11 square miles.

Population density: 807 people per square mile   (low).

Ferris,TX real estate house value index trend

Ferris, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Ferris:

  • High school or higher: 66.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ferris city:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

398 residents are foreign born (14.2% Latin America).

This city:

14.8%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,047 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,263 (1.7%)

Ferris satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (17.5 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (19.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Wilmer, TX (2.0 miles ), Palmer, TX (2.7 miles ), Pecan Hill, TX (2.8 miles ), Bristol, TX (2.8 miles ), Lancaster, TX (2.8 miles ), Hutchins, TX (2.8 miles ), Red Oak, TX (2.9 miles ), Combine, TX (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2006: 42 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.54 N, Longitude: 96.67 W

Area codes: 972, 469

Ferris household income distribution Ferris home values distribution

Crime rates in Ferris by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 2000100220010
per 100,000 88.00.00.00.042.30.00.076.676.50.00.040.00.0
Rapes 2020112310130
per 100,000 88.00.086.50.042.341.478.8114.938.20.039.6120.10.0
Robberies 2122150023011
per 100,000 88.044.386.585.442.3207.10.00.076.5120.60.040.040.0
Assaults 0615249428962
per 100,000 0.0265.643.2213.484.6165.7354.5153.276.5321.7356.6240.280.0
Burglaries 16161717284834291722131410
per 100,000 704.2708.3735.0725.61,184.91,988.41,339.11,110.7649.8884.6515.1560.4400.2
Thefts 63665454509672485058404143
per 100,000 2,772.92,921.62,334.62,304.72,116.03,976.82,835.81,838.41,911.32,332.11,584.81,641.31,720.7
Auto thefts 551324148729144
per 100,000 220.1221.3562.085.4169.3580.0315.1268.176.5361.939.6160.1160.1
Arson 1440112210001
per 100,000 44.0177.1172.90.042.341.478.876.638.20.00.00.040.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 465.7258.9303.3225.4340.2488.8378.5463.4361.4294.2212.5365.7142.2

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Crime rate in Ferris detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.60
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -229 (-9.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Ferris: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ferris, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Ferris-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 143% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Ferris city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 31.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ferris-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 240.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.6 miles away from Ferris center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 425.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.2 miles away from Ferris center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ellis County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ferris topographic map

Birthplace of: Orville Couch - Country singer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ferris:

  • FERRIS NURSING CARE CENTER (201 EAST 5TH)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ferris:

  • CRESCENT CARE CENTER OF LANCASTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LANCASTER, TX)
  • SILENT NIGHT NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LANCASTER, TX)
  • TRADITIONAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LANCASTER, TX)
  • BARRY LANE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, TX)
  • LANCASTER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, TX)
  • LANCASTER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, TX)
  • WESTRIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, TX)

Amtrak station near Ferris:

  • 19 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferris:

  • Cedar Valley College (about 9 miles; Lancaster, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,603)
  • El Centro College (about 19 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)
  • Mountain View College (about 20 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,988)
  • Eastfield College (about 20 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 21 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 23 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 9,150)
  • University of Dallas (about 27 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)

Public high school in Ferris:

  • FERRIS H S (Students: 379, Location: 1002 E 8TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ferris:

  • FERRIS J H (Students: 643, Location: 1002 E 8TH ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • LUCY MAE MCDONALD EL (Students: 539, Location: 500 FM 983, Grades: 1-3)
  • FERRIS INT (Location: 601 W F M 664, Grades: 4-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Ferris:

  • FERRIS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 10, Location: 425 W 6TH ST, Grades: KG-2)
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Library in Ferris:

  • FERRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $110,856; Location: 514 S MABLE ST; 15,105 books; 209 audio materials; 2,046 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • a new highschool is being built in Ferris. it is expected to be finished by 2007. the old highschool will become the new junior high and the old junior high will become the administrative building. added by stacy-jean

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Notable location: Ferris Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ferris include: Ferris Street Church of Christ (A), Mount Hored Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Cemetery (1), Ferris Park Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ferris: Ferris Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Ferris Municipal Court (104 South Central Street), Ferris City - Municipal Court (100 Town Plaza).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.233. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.233
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.510. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.510
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 29.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.2%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
67 people in nursing homes in 2000

Ferris, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ferris (2011 data):

  • Commercial State Bank: Ferris Branch at 200 South I-45, branch established on 1906/01/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.6 mil, Deposits: $54.8 mil, headquarters in Palmer, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Palmer Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.0
Texas average:

14.4

Ferris travel time to work - commute Ferris mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ferris city (based on Ellis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant47,380167
Catholic17,3814
Mainline Protestant9,20134
Black Protestant2,01513
Other1,7697
None71,864-
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: 17
Ellis County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Ellis County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Ellis County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ellis County:

29.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ferris:

42.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Ferris:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ferris:

12.0%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ferris:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Ferris:

52.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ferris, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$153
Judicial and Legal 3$7,346$29,3842$2,425
Police Protection - Officers 9$33,980$45,3070$0
Police - Other 3$6,075$24,3002$585
Firefighters 2$8,878$53,2682$270
Streets and Highways 2$4,979$29,8740$0
Health 1$2,072$24,8640$0
Water Supply 4$13,027$39,0810$0
Local Libraries 1$3,073$36,8764$3,585
Other and Unallocable 7$33,316$57,1131$948
Totals for Government 32$112,746$42,28017$7,966

Ferris government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $371,000 ($147.93)
    Regular Highways: $247,000 ($98.48)
    Fire Protection: $216,000 ($86.12)
    Water Utilities: $184,000 ($73.37)
    Financial Administration: $168,000 ($66.99)
    Sewerage: $147,000 ($58.61)
    Libraries: $68,000 ($27.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($2.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $614,000 ($244.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($5.98)

Ferris government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $249,000 ($99.28)
    All Other: $8,000 ($3.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($5.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $348,000 ($138.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $33,000 ($13.16)
  • Tax - Property: $606,000 ($241.63)
    Total General Sales: $123,000 ($49.04)
    Public Utilities: $122,000 ($48.64)

Ferris government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $248,000 ($98.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $248,000 ($98.88)

Ferris government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $473,000 ($188.60)

7.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Ellis County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, TX  2.76% ($43,020 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.97% ($50,494)
from Navarro County, TX  0.30% ($32,193)


7.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Ellis County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  2.38% ($33,353 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.93% ($35,879)
to Navarro County, TX  0.32% ($32,049)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ferris:

  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KDFT (540 AM; 1 kW; FERRIS, TX; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ferris:

  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KNON (89.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AGAPE BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ferris:

  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
Ferris fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ferris fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 36m118ftTotal length
  • 82,294Total average daily traffic
  • 15,624Total average daily truck traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 90
  • Hazardous Condition: 56
  • Service Call: 33
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Ferris

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ferris, TX
Most common first names in Ferris, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4473.3 years
Robert3371.3 years
John3176.2 years
Mary2980.1 years
William2771.5 years
Willie2570.6 years
Charles1866.7 years
George1479.3 years
Henry1279.3 years
Joe1271.6 years
Most common last names in Ferris, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2272.4 years
Smith2078.0 years
Davis1781.9 years
Jones1575.7 years
Jackson1368.9 years
Adams1275.4 years
Hamm1277.0 years
Green1174.8 years
Wright1178.7 years
Wickliffe1078.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (40%)

Businesses in Ferris, TX

  • FedEx: 1
  • Jack In The Box: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Ferris compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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