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Gerrard, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Gerrard Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Rio Grande County at latitude 37.6784 and longitude -106.5752. Rio Grande County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,150 feet.

The formal official name is the Gerrard Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gerrard, Colorado.

The U5 Census Class Code for Gerrard indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Gerrard Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Gerrard, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 284
Population in Households 282
Population in Familes 229
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 237
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (35.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (49.5%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Average Home Value $348,438


Median Household Income $45,742
Average Household Income $55,471
Per Capita Income $26,931
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.5% 0.07%
Households 0.87% 0.14%
Families 0.0% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.


Gerrard, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gerrard to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 321 30th
Population Density1 # 348 24th
Diversity Index2 # 218 53rd
Median Household Income # 289 37th
Per Capita Income # 218 53rd

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