Gerlach, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Gerlach, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Gerlach Census Designated Place had a population of 211 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Gerlach is located at latitude 40.6452 and longitude -119.3613 in Washoe County. The formal boundaries for the Gerlach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washoe County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,944 feet.

The Gerlach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583926) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gerlach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Gerlach Census Designated Place, NV Boundary Map

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Gerlach, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 211
Population in Households 207
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 104
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (24.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (32.0%)
Median Home Value $103,125
Average Home Value $116,216
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,210
Average Household Income $50,086
Per Capita Income $22,293
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.75%
Households 0.37% 0.76%
Families 4.11% 0.63%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.

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Gerlach, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gerlach to the other 129 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 102 22nd
Population Density1 # 89 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 66 49th
Median Household Income # 79 40th
Per Capita Income # 86 34th

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