Gerton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Gerton Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Henderson County at latitude 35.4793 and longitude -82.3482. Henderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,671 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Gerton Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Gerton, NC area
Also See: Gerton, NC ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||269|
|Population in Familes||224|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||1.95|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||338 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||113 (33.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||25 ( 7.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||200 (59.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$178,125|
|Average Home Value||$226,549|
|Median Household Income||$43,994|
|Average Household Income||$59,312|
|Per Capita Income||$26,307|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.1%|
|Per Capita Income||2.23%|
The table below compares Gerton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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||# 660||11th|
|Population Density1||# 720||3rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 626||16th|
|Median Household Income||# 251||66th|
|Per Capita Income||# 162||78th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.