The City of Gering had a population of 8,655 as of July 1, 2016. Gering ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Gering is located at latitude 41.8275 and longitude -103.6649 in Scotts Bluff County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gering (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Scotts Bluff County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,911 feet.
The City of Gering (GNIS ID: 2394885) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The City of Gering is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Scotts Bluff County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gering population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||8,402|
|Population in Familes||6,871|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||253|
|Average Household Size||2.48|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,651 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,329 (63.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,053 (28.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||268 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$130,447|
|Average Home Value||$146,953|
|Median Household Income||$49,088|
|Average Household Income||$61,799|
|Per Capita Income||$24,610|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.77%|
|Per Capita Income||2.08%|
The table below compares Gering to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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.
|Total Population||# 18||97th|
|Population Density1||# 41||93rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 33||94th|
|Median Household Income||# 290||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 437||25th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.