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Ferguson is a township in Centre County, in the State College metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Ferguson. For links to other places called Ferguson, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ferguson is 40.733N. The longitude is -77.95W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,194 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,063.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ferguson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Centre County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16877 ZIP code.
24% of Ferguson residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ferguson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ferguson was $22,724, compared with $21,587 nationally.
56% of Ferguson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ferguson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $520. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,239.
Centre County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ferguson political report.
The average commute time for Ferguson workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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