Ferriday, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Ferriday, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Ferriday had a population of 3,368 as of July 1, 2018. Ferriday ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ferriday is located at latitude 31.6302 and longitude -91.5546 in Concordia Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ferriday (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Concordia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Town of Ferriday (GNIS ID: 2406497) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Ferriday is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Concordia Parish.

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Ferriday, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,368
Population in Households 3,338
Population in Familes 2,746
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 2,068
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $18,051
Average Household Income $28,374
Per Capita Income $11,093


Total Housing Units 1,493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 704 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 548 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $80,311
Average Home Value $129,048


Total Households 1,252
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 806
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.5% -0.83%
Households -0.55% -0.84%
Families -0.78% -1.04%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Ferriday, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ferriday to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 148 69th
Population Density # 49 90th
Diversity Index # 330 30th
Median Household Income # 473 0th
Per Capita Income # 472 1st

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