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Ferguson, Missouri (MO) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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23.2% of Ferguson, MO residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 44.1% greater than the poverty level of 12.9% across the entire state of Missouri. Taking into account residents not living in families, 13.2% of high school graduates and 15.1% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 12.5% among disabled males and 13.4% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 59.2%. For comparison, it was 31.1% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Ferguson, MO

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Ferguson:

23.2%
Whole state:

12.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Ferguson:

8.7%
Whole state:

5.8%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Ferguson:

12.5%
Missouri:

15.1%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 19.2% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Ferguson:

29.2%
Missouri:

29.3%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Ferguson:

13.4%
Missouri:

19.8%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 21.6% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Ferguson:

23.4%
Missouri:

29.7%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

59.2%
Residents above poverty level:

31.1%

Poverty by age in Ferguson, MO

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Ferguson
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Ferguson,MO (percentage below poverty level)
  • 41.4%Under 5 years
  • 3.8%5 years
  • 50.5%6 to 11 years
  • 28.5%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 25.1%16 and 17 years
  • 8.0%18 to 24 years
  • 7.9%25 to 34 years
  • 14.8%35 to 44 years
  • 7.3%45 to 54 years
  • 12.5%55 to 64 years
  • 7.8%65 to 74 years
  • 8.4%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Ferguson
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Ferguson,MO (percentage below poverty level)
  • 51.5%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 25.2%6 to 11 years
  • 36.6%12 to 14 years
  • 54.8%15 years
  • 29.4%16 and 17 years
  • 37.2%18 to 24 years
  • 19.4%25 to 34 years
  • 19.6%35 to 44 years
  • 15.9%45 to 54 years
  • 17.8%55 to 64 years
  • 8.8%65 to 74 years
  • 8.5%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Ferguson, MO
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Ferguson,MO (% below half of poverty level)
  • 11.2%Under 5 years
  • 3.4%5 years
  • 6.1%6 to 11 years
  • 4.0%12 to 14 years
  • 9.7%15 years
  • 8.8%16 and 17 years
  • 4.9%18 to 24 years
  • 5.5%25 to 34 years
  • 4.6%35 to 44 years
  • 2.1%45 to 54 years
  • 2.4%55 to 64 years
  • 2.4%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Ferguson, MO

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Ferguson, MO
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Ferguson, MO (%)
  • 8.0%White
  • 24.0%Black
  • 100.0%American Indian
  • 47.0%Asian
  • 55.0%Other race
  • 37.0%2+ races
  • 32.0%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Ferguson, MO
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Ferguson, MO (absolute numbers)
  • 403White
  • 3,297Black
  • 176American Indian
  • 92Asian
  • 142Other race
  • 3592+ races
  • 104Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 21.9%Below poverty level
  • 78.1%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 15.7%Below poverty level
  • 84.3%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Ferguson, MO

Children below poverty level:
Ferguson, Missouri:

37.2%
State:

16.6%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Ferguson:

13.2%
Missouri:

18.2%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Ferguson:

15.1%
Missouri:

39.1%
Poor families by family type
  • 6.8%Married-couple family
  • 13.1%Male, no wife present
  • 80.2%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Ferguson not in families by work experience
  • 7.1%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 35.1%Worked part-time
  • 57.8%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 24.5%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 12.7%Both worked part-time
  • 44.1%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 18.6%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 0.0%1990 to 1994
  • 2.7%1980 to 1989
  • 7.9%1970 to 1979
  • 21.8%1960 to 1969
  • 30.0%1950 to 1959
  • 18.5%1940 to 1949
  • 19.1%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.1%1999 to 2000
  • 0.4%1995 to 1998
  • 1.1%1990 to 1994
  • 2.0%1980 to 1989
  • 5.5%1970 to 1979
  • 16.6%1960 to 1969
  • 39.2%1950 to 1959
  • 19.5%1940 to 1949
  • 15.6%1939 or earlier
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