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Gerber, California - Basic Facts

The Gerber Census Designated Place had a population of 1,180 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Gerber, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,180
Daytime Population: Workers 291
Daytime Population: Residents 630
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 921
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 1,180
Population in Familes 989
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,279
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $26,503
Average Household Income $35,153
Per Capita Income $12,038


Total Housing Units 465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $123,684
Average Home Value $130,635


Total Households 404
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.49% 1.16%
Households 1.33% 1.11%
Families 1.32% 1.16%
Median Household Income   -0.33%
Per Capita Income   0.74%

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, 2017 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 # 1010 33rd
Population Density # 725 52nd
Diversity Index # 138 91st
Median Household Income # 1487 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1440 5th

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