Ferrum, VA Population

Population: 1,313
Males: 722 (55.0%), Females: 591 (45.0%)

Franklin County

Zip code: 24088

Median resident age: 20.9 years
Median household income: $35,208
Median house value: $86,400

Races in Ferrum:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.0%)
  • Black (16.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (16.8%), German (5.9%), English (5.7%), Irish (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), Italian (3.2%).

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 9.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ferrum

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 27.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ferrum CDP

  • Never married: 50.1%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 2.4%

0.5% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ferrum:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ferrum:

  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 27 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 53 miles; DANVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: DAN)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 57 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Abbreviation: INT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ferrum:

  • SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE (about 32 miles; MONETA, VA; Abbreviation: W91)
  • VIRGINIA TECH (about 33 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: BCB)
  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY NC SHILOH (about 36 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: 78N)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Ferrum:

  • FERRUM COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 892; Location: RTE 40 W; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ferrum.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferrum:

  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 26 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 30 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,944)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 59 miles; Greensboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,970)
Public primary/middle school in Ferrum:

  • FERRUM ELEM. (Students: 297; Location: 660 FERRUM SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK – 05)