Gerber, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gerber, California - Basic Facts

The Gerber Census Designated Place had a population of 1,213 as of July 1, 2016. Gerber ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gerber is located at latitude 40.0614 and longitude -122.1482 in Tehama County. The formal boundaries for the Gerber Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tehama County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 230 feet.

The Gerber Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628801) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Gerber Census Designated Place is located within Red Bluff CCD of Tehama County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gerber population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Gerber Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Gerber, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,213
Population in Households 1,213
Population in Familes 1,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,314
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 415
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 295
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 252 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $124,597
Average Home Value $124,308


Median Household Income $26,559
Average Household Income $35,400
Per Capita Income $12,144
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.18% 1.5%
Households 1.99% 1.41%
Families 1.98% 1.38%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Gerber, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gerber to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 999 34th
Population Density1 # 710 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 139 91st
Median Household Income # 1475 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1419 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.