Ferndale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,38223291
Median age49.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%46%43%
Speak English97%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%
Ferndale, CA has a population of 1,419 and is the 13,026th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,382 per sq mi which is 495% higher than the California average and 1426% higher than the national average. The median age in Ferndale is 49 which is approximately 37% higher than the California average of 36. In Ferndale, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 77% of Ferndale residents were born in California, 19% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Ferndale is 495% higher than California.
  • The median age in Ferndale is 37% higher than California.
  • In Ferndale 95.77% of the population is White.
  • In Ferndale 1.27% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Ferndale 0.49% of the population is Asian.

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Ferndale population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.27%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race0.56%4.62%3.06%
Other race1.90%13.28%4.75%
In Ferndale, 5.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Ferndale, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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