Who lives in Fergus Falls?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 952 7.0%
5-9 years 780 5.7%
10-14 years 507 3.7%
15-17 years 477 3.5%
18-24 years 1,168 8.6%
25-34 years 1,877 13.8%
35-44 years 1,223 9.0%
45-54 years 1,207 8.8%
55-64 years 2,104 15.4%
65-74 years 1,482 10.9%
75-84 years 1,032 7.6%
85 years and older 838 6.1%
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Male 6,408 47.0%
Female 7,239 53.0%
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White 12,944 94.8%
Of Color 703 5.2%
Black or African American 329 2.4%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 121 0.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 103 0.8%
Other suppressed
Two or more races 147 1.1%
Hispanic or Latino 524 3.8%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 12,695 100.0%
English only 12,189 96.0%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" 110 0.9%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 13,338 100.0%
Population with a disability 2,646 19.8%
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Foreign-born residents 363 2.7%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 13,369 100.0%
Same residence 11,249 84.1%
Different residence in the U.S. 2,106 15.8%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Fergus Falls's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 6,242 100.0%
Less than $35,000 2,484 39.8%
$35,000-$49,999 921 14.8%
$50,000-$74,999 1,086 17.4%
$75,000-$99,999 785 12.6%
$100,000 or more 966 15.5%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $43,969 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 13,103 100.0%
Less than $35,000 2,484 39.8%
With income below poverty 1,269 9.7%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 1,206 9.2%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 1,566 12.0%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 9,062 69.2%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 823 6.3%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 1,827 13.9%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 1,272 9.7%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 2,216 16.9%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 1,133 8.6%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 1,440 11.0%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 1,248 9.5%
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Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 13,338 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 975 7.3%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 6,845 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 603 8.8%
Occupied housing units 6,242 91.2%
Average household size 2.1
Owner-occupied 3,826 55.9%
Average household size 2.4
Renter-occupied 2,416 35.3%
Average household size 1.6
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Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 836 12.2%
1970-1999 2,230 32.6%
1940-1969 2,283 33.4%
1939 or earlier 1,496 21.9%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 6,242 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 3,403 54.5%
With children under 18 years 1,530 24.5%
Married-couple family households 2,721 43.6%
With children under 18 years 1,003 16.1%
Single-person family households 682 10.9%
With children under 18 years 527 8.4%
Nonfamily households 2,839 45.5%
Householder living alone 2,518 40.3%
65 years and over 1,370 21.9%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 1,530 24.5%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 2,367 37.9%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 3,181 51.0%
Moved in 2000-2009 1,501 24.0%
Moved in 1990-1999 804 12.9%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 804 12.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 6,104 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 1,705 27.9%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 3,795 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 552 14.5%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 2,309 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 1,153 49.9%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 2,339
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $651
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 762 12.2%
1 vehicle available 2,292 36.7%
2 vehicles available 2,227 35.7%
3 or more vehicles available 961 15.4%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 6,425 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 5,469 85.1%
Public transportation 217 3.4%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 739 11.5%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 6,051 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 2,561 42.3%
10-19 minutes 2,412 39.9%
20-29 minutes 431 7.1%
30 minutes or longer 647 10.7%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 9,763 100.0%
Less than high school 801 8.2%
High school diploma or GED 2,584 26.5%
Some college or associate’s degree 3,729 38.2%
Bachelor’s Degree 1,974 20.2%
Graduate or professional Degree 675 6.9%
High school graduate or higher 8,962 91.8%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,649 27.1%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 7,515 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 5,935 79.0%
Civilian labor force 6,166 100.0%
Unemployed 231 3.7%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 10,195 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 2,350 23.1%
Age 30 to 54 4,966 48.7%
Age 55 or older 2,879 28.2%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 2,846 27.9%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 3,338 32.7%
$40,000 or more per year 4,011 39.3%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 750 7.4%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 16 0.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 210 2.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 107 1.0%
Construction 518 5.1%
Educational services 795 7.8%
Finance and insurance 265 2.6%
Health care and social assistance 2,697 26.5%
Information 118 1.2%
Management of companies and enterprises 82 0.8%
Manufacturing 924 9.1%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 16 0.2%
Other services (excluding public administration) 373 3.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 302 3.0%
Public administration 648 6.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing 71 0.7%
Retail trade 1,297 12.7%
Transportation and warehousing 235 2.3%
Utilities 278 2.7%
Wholesale trade 383 3.8%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 9,831 96.4%
Black or African American alone 133 1.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 58 0.6%
Asian alone 66 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 105 1.0%
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Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 564 5.5%
High school or equivalent, no college 2,217 21.7%
Some college or associate degree 3,214 31.5%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 1,850 18.1%