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Ferguson Jobs Overview

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29,543
Job Openings
4.2%
Unemployment Rate
$47,200
Median Base Salary
21k
Population

Ferguson has the 1458th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Ferguson is part of the St. Louis metro area. Unemployment in the St. Louis area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. St. Louis has the 21st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Ferguson is below average at $47,200, and the median cost of a home in Ferguson is $89,600, which is below the national average. 23% of workers in Ferguson hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 86% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Ferguson. 84% of Ferguson workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 6% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Ferguson spend an average of 28 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.