Ferris, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 2,175. Estimated population in 2021: 2,298 (+5.7% change)
Males: 1,009 (46.4%), Females: 1,166 (53.6%)

Ellis County

Zip code: 75125

Median resident age: 30.8 years
Median household income: $36,573
Median house value: $49,100

Races in Ferris:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.4%)
  • Hispanic (27.5%)
  • Black (22.4%)
  • Other race (7.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (9.2%), Irish (5.4%), German (5.4%), English (4.9%), Subsaharan African (1.1%).

Elevation: 472 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ferris

  • High school or higher: 63.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ferris city

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

8.1% Foreign born (8.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -229 (-9.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ferris:

  • MEDICAL CENTER AT LANCASTER (about 8 miles; LANCASTER, TX)
  • CEDARS HOSPITAL,THE (about 14 miles; DESOTO, TX)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL SOUTH DALLAS (about 14 miles; DESOTO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ferris:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 25 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 35 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 52 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ferris:

  • FERRIS RED OAK MUNI (about 4 miles; FERRIS/RED OAK, TX; Abbreviation: 12T)
  • LANCASTER (about 5 miles; LANCASTER, TX; Abbreviation: LNC)
  • CARROLL AIR PARK (about 13 miles; DE SOTO, TX; Abbreviation: F66)
Amtrak station near Ferris:

  • 20 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferris:

  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,231)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 20 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 20 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 21 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 27 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,352)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 30 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,711)

Schools

Public high school in Ferris:

  • FERRIS H S (Students: 636; Location: 303 E 5TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ferris:

  • HAZEL INGRAM ELEMENTARY (Students: 499; Location: 303 E 5TH ST; Grades: PK – 01)
  • FERRIS INTERMEDIATE (Students: 495; Location: 303 E 5TH ST; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • LUCY MAE MCDONALD ELEMENTARY (Students: 327; Location: P O BOX 403; Grades: 02 – 03)
  • FERRIS J H (Students: 320; Location: 303 E 5TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Ferris:

  • FERRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $28,259; Location: 514 S MABEL ST; 12,330 books; 175 audio materials; 862 video materials; 35 serial subscriptions)

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