Fergus Falls, MN
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Fergus Falls MN General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||13,351||5,420,380|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||13,138||5,303,925|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||1.6%||2.2%|
|Population, 2010 ||13,138||5,303,925|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.7%||6.7%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||21.4%||24.2%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||22.2%||12.9%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||53.0%||50.4% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||95.5%||85.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.1%||5.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.8%||1.1%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.7%||4.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.6%||2.4%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||1.6%||4.7%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||94.4%||83.1% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||80.4%||85.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||2.3%||7.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||1.9%||10.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||88.6%||92.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||27.8%||32.6%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,327||366,990|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||13.2||22.9|
|Housing units, 2010 ||6,342||2,347,201|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||61.6%||72.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||29.3%||21.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$114,400||$187,900|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||5,757||2,107,232|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.15||2.47|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$24,627||$30,913|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$41,322||$59,836|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||16.3%||11.5%|
|Business Attributes||Fergus Falls||Minnesota|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,208||496,657|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||2.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||2.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||S|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.0%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||16.1%||26.8% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||D||107,563,060|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||97,300||82,878,056|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||387,309||71,384,103|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$28,364||$13,751|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||26,500||10,423,660|
|Geographic Attributes||Fergus Falls||Minnesota|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||14.11||79,626.74|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||931.0||66.6|
|FIPS Code ||20906||27|
|Counties ||Otter Tail County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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