Ferrum is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Ferrum Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Franklin County at latitude 36.9229 and longitude -80.0134. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,296 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Ferrum Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ferrum: Sophronia.Photos of the local Ferrum, VA area
Also See: Ferrum, VA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||1,596|
|Population in Familes||1,319|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||494|
|Average Household Size||3.63|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||546 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||324 (59.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||116 (21.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||106 (19.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$110,127|
|Average Home Value||$131,599|
|Median Household Income||$41,330|
|Average Household Income||$52,808|
|Per Capita Income||$17,392|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.46%|
|Per Capita Income||2.48%|
The table below compares Ferrum to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 263||56th|
|Population Density1||# 470||21st|
|Diversity Index2||# 370||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 368||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 524||12th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.