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The City of Ferron had a population of 1,578 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ferron: Ferrons City.

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Ferron, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,578
Daytime Population: Workers 244
Daytime Population: Residents 992
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,236
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 1,548
Population in Familes 1,387
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 677
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $52,105
Average Household Income $58,642
Per Capita Income $20,349


Total Housing Units 604 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 440 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $128,899
Average Home Value $142,386


Total Households 531
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 414
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.43% -0.72%
Households -0.48% -0.73%
Families -0.84% -0.84%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

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, 2017 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 # 137 58th
Population Density # 134 59th
Diversity Index # 290 11th
Median Household Income # 214 34th
Per Capita Income # 252 23rd

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