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Encyclopedia > Ferguson, Missouri

Ferguson is a city located in St. Louis County, Missouri. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 22,406. Map of Missouri highlighting St. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Geography

Location of Ferguson, Missouri

Ferguson is located at 38°44'44" North, 90°17'48" West (38.745650, -90.296556)1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias MO county maps by Catbar. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.1 km² (6.2 mi²). 16.0 km² (6.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.16% is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 22,406 people, 8,612 households, and 5,838 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,397.6/km² (3,620.6/mi²). There are 9,191 housing units at an average density of 573.3/km² (1,485.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 44.75% White, 52.41% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 1.67% from two or more races. 1.02% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 8,612 households out of which 36.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.9% are married couples living together, 25.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.2% are non-families. 27.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.14. Marriage is a relationship and bond between two individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 84.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 76.9 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $35,647, and the median income for a family is $39,872. Males have a median income of $35,499 versus $23,523 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,661. 11.6% of the population and 10.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.5% of those under the age of 18 and 3.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


History

Ferguson was founded in 1894 by William B. Ferguson as a station for the Wabash Railroad. A bust of William B. Ferguson, sculpted by William N. Duncan now sits in the Lobby of the Ferguson City Hall. Passengers bustle around the typical grand edifice of Londons Broad Street Station in 1865. ... Categories: Rail stubs | Defunct railroad companies of the United States | Illinois railroads | Indiana railroads | Ohio railroads ...


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Ferguson, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (395 words)
About 10.2% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.5% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.
Ferguson was founded in 1894 by William B. Ferguson as a station for the Wabash Railroad.
A bust of William B. Ferguson, sculpted by William N. Duncan now sits in the Lobby of the Ferguson City Hall.
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