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DemographicsFergus County
Population
Population Estimates
201011,577
201111,490
201211,448
201311,501
Estimates of the Components of Resident Population Change: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013
2013 Population Estimate11,501
Total Population Change-85
Natural Increase-151
Births355
Deaths506
Migration76
Historic Population Growth
18903,514
19006,937
191017,385
192028,344
193016,531
194014,040
195014,015
196014,018
197012,611
198013,076
199012,083
200011,893
201011,586
Service Populations
Veterans
Population Projections
Civilian population 18 years and over9,263
Veterans1,319
Non Veterans7,944
Percent By Period of Service
Gulf War (>9/01)3.6%
Gulf War (8/90-8/01)12.8%
Vietnam era45.0%
Korean War15.1%
World War II3.7%
Poverty
Below Poverty Level (Number)
Total1,473
Male740
Female733
< 18 Years442
18 to 64 years795
65 years and over236
Below Poverty Level (Percent)
Total13.1%
Male13.1%
Female13.2%
< 18 Years20.3%
18 to 64 years12.0%
65 years and over9.9%
Children Ages 0-17 Living Below Federal Poverty Level (Number)
2000531
2001532
2002485
2003505
2004414
2005440
2006489
2007504
2008421
2009517
2010455
2011456
Children Ages 0-17 Living Below Federal Poverty Level (Percent)
200020.4%
200121.0%
200220.1%
200322.1%
200418.5%
200520.2%
200621.8%
200723.3%
200820.3%
200923.2%
201020.2%
201120.8%
IndustriesFergus County
Agriculture
Top Five Agriculture Producers by County, 2012
Corn Sales (Dollars)$0
Barley Sales (Dollars)$6,303,000
Wheat Sales (Dollars)$45,941,000
Crop Totals (Dollars)$71,745,000
Top Five Livestock Producers by County, 2012
Sheep, Including Lambs Sales (Heads)$2,232
Sheep, Including Lambs Sales (Dollars)$292,000
Hog Sales (Heads)$470
Hog Sales (Dollars)$94,000
Cattle, Including Calves Sales (Heads)$63,925
Cattle, Including Calves Sales (Dollars)$71,079,000
Occupations
Management, business, science, and arts2,165
Service1,192
Sales and office903
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance695
Production, transportation, and material moving762
Main Street
Employment Status
Population 16 years and over9,578
Civilian labor force - Employed5,717
Civilian labor force - Unemployed286
Armed Forces0
Not in labor force3,575
Females 16 years and over4,744
Mean travel time to work (minutes)15
Income and Benefits
Mean earnings (dollars)53,634
Mean Social Security income (dollars)15,110
Mean retirement income (dollars)15,096
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)8,532
Mean cash public assistance income (dollars)2,446
Median family income (dollars)53,346
Mean family income (dollars)65,086
Earnings in the Past 12 Months
Total43,280
Male50,206
Female31,653
Establishments with Respective Number of Employees
1 - 4271
5 - 985
10-1950
20-4926
50-995
100-2491
250-4991
500-9990
1,000 or more0
Number of Establishments
Employer Establishments439
Non Employer Establishments1,041
Small Businesses1,751
CrimeFergus County
Sexual and/or Violent Offenders - Percent of Population
Total Population11,586
Percent of Total Population0.00432%
Offender Population50
County of Sentence
Inmates23
Offenders in Alternate Facility6
Offenders in Prerelease6
of Offenders on P&P Supervision87
All Active DOC Offenders122
Number Per 1000 County Population10.5%
County Population on July 1 201211,582
EducationFergus County
Schools Funding
Difference in School Funding 2013 - 2014
2013$8,511,523
2014$8,889,149
Dollars Difference$377,626
Percent Difference4%
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