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Ferguson, Iowa
Location of Ferguson, Iowa
Location of Ferguson, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°56′15″N 92°51′54″W / 41.93750°N 92.86500°W / 41.93750; -92.86500Coordinates: 41°56′15″N 92°51′54″W / 41.93750°N 92.86500°W / 41.93750; -92.86500
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Marshall
Area
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
932 ft (284 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 97
 • Density 373.08/sq mi (146.97/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50078
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-27255
GNIS feature ID 0456573

Ferguson is a city in Marshall County, Iowa, United States. The population was 97 at the time of the 2020 census.

History

Ferguson was founded in 1882.

Geography

Ferguson is located at 41°56′15″N 92°51′54″W / 41.93750°N 92.86500°W / 41.93750; -92.86500 (41.937460, -92.865004).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 127 —    
1920 207 +63.0%
1930 175 −15.5%
1940 183 +4.6%
1950 178 −2.7%
1960 186 +4.5%
1970 203 +9.1%
1980 173 −14.8%
1990 166 −4.0%
2000 126 −24.1%
2010 126 +0.0%
2020 97 −23.0%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
FergusonIowaPopPlot
The population of Ferguson, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 126 people, 55 households, and 38 families living in the city. The population density was 484.6 inhabitants per square mile (187.1/km2). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 226.9 per square mile (87.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White and 1.6% from two or more races.

There were 55 households, of which 21.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.8% were married couples living together, 16.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.9% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.61.

The median age in the city was 51 years. 19% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16% were from 25 to 44; 44.4% were from 45 to 64; and 15.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.0% male and 54.0% female.

Education

East Marshall Community School District serves the community. The district was established on July 1, 1992 by the merger of the LDF and SEMCO school districts.

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