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The City of Ferron had a population of 1,627 as of July 1, 2016. Ferron ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ferron is located at latitude 39.0913 and longitude -111.1337 in Emery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ferron (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Emery County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,971 feet.

The City of Ferron (GNIS ID: 2410501) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Ferron is located within Emery-Ferron Division of Emery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ferron population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ferron: Ferrons City.

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Ferron, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,627
Population in Households 1,597
Population in Familes 1,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 698
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 540
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 422
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 604 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 446 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $122,866
Average Home Value $135,746


Median Household Income $55,101
Average Household Income $60,291
Per Capita Income $20,627
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.19%
Households -0.29% -0.19%
Families -0.67% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ferron, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ferron to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 136 58th
Population Density1 # 130 60th
Diversity Index2 # 289 12th
Median Household Income # 186 43rd
Per Capita Income # 232 29th

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