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People

Total Population 2,489
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 9.7%
Employed Population 16+ 996
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 49.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,971
% Above Poverty Level 75%
% Below Poverty Level 25%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22%
Median Gross Rent $741
Median House Value $84,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.3%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 12.1%

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

Ferris Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles S of Mesquite, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles SE of Dallas, Texas
County Ellis
Standard Zip Codes 75125
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.533
Longitude -96.665

Ferris 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 FERRIS
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station WAXAHACHIE
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Station DALLAS LOVE AP
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Glenn Heights 11,795 $72,068
Hutchins 5,669 $41,711

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

Ferris Public Libraries

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Ferris Public Library
514 S MABEL ST
Ferris, Texas
(972) 544-3696

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Ferris High Schools

FERRIS H S
303 E 5TH ST
972-544-3737
Serves 636 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

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