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People

Total Population 3,438
Male Share of the Population 39.4%
Female Share of the Population 60.6%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 1,260
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 29.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,493
% Above Poverty Level 57.7%
% Below Poverty Level 42.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 10%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.7%
Median Gross Rent $453
Median House Value $69,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 78.2%
US/American 0%
English 0.5%
Irish 0.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ferriday Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles SE of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Concordia
Standard Zip Codes 71334
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.63
Longitude -91.554

Ferriday Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NATCHEZ
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 62 inches
Station ST JOSEPH 3 N
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
Station PORT GIBSON 3 NE
Distance 43.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ferriday, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Concordia Lake (71334)

Delta Garden (71334)

Doty Garden (71334)

Dunbarton (71334)

Frogmore (71334)

Levee Heights (71334)

Levens Addition (71334)

Minorca (71334)

Panola (71334)

Spokane (71334)

Turtle Lake (71334)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clayton 571 $23,542
Harrisonburg 380 $32,000
Jonesville 2,342 $28,750
Ridgecrest 616 $40,417
Vidalia 4,195 $48,526
Waterproof 854 $27,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ferriday Public Libraries

Library
Concordia Parish Library
1609 THIRD STREET
Ferriday, Louisiana
(318) 757-3550
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Ferriday High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

FERRIDAY HIGH SCHOOL
801 E E WALLACE BOULEVARD
318-757-8626
A Title I School.
Serves 337 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

FERRIDAY EDUCATION CENTER
160 KINDERGARTEN ROAD
318-757-3941
A Non-traditional School
Serves 19 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 3.4

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