Gerton, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Gerton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Gerton Census Designated Place had a population of 287 as of July 1, 2018. Gerton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gerton is located at latitude 35.476 and longitude -82.3505 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the Gerton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,671 feet.

The Gerton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628627) 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.

The Gerton Census Designated Place is located within Township of Edneyville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henderson County.


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Gerton, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 287
Population in Households 287
Population in Familes 239
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 76
Diversity Index3 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,854
Average Household Income $73,096
Per Capita Income $31,774

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (49.8%)
Median Home Value $192,045
Average Home Value $239,076
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 147
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 101
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.49% 2.01%
Households 1.5% 1.96%
Families 4.73% 1.91%
Median Household Income   4.25%
Per Capita Income   3.73%

Gerton, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gerton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 649 12th
Population Density # 716 3rd
Diversity Index # 642 13th
Median Household Income # 168 77th
Per Capita Income # 136 82nd

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