Fergus Falls is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 13,281 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fergus Falls is the 79th largest community in Minnesota.
Fergus Falls is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fergus Falls is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fergus Falls who work in office and administrative support (10.15%), sales jobs (9.56%), and management occupations (8.52%).
One of the benefits of Fergus Falls is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.55 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, Fergus Falls is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.78% of adults in Fergus Falls have a college degree.
The per capita income in Fergus Falls in 2010 was $24,906, which is middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,624 for a family of four. However, Fergus Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Fergus Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fergus Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fergus Falls include Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Fergus Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.