Gerrard, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gerrard, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Gerrard Census Designated Place had a population of 284 as of July 1, 2015. Gerrard ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gerrard is located at latitude 37.6784 and longitude -106.5752 in Rio Grande County. 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. Rio Grande County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,150 feet.

The Gerrard Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583239) 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 Gerrard population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Gerrard, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 284
Population in Households 283
Population in Familes 230
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 237
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 139
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (36.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (48.9%)
Median Home Value $258,333
Average Home Value $357,071


Median Household Income $51,790
Average Household Income $59,892
Per Capita Income $29,283
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.28%
Households 0.84% 0.29%
Families 0.2% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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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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, 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 # 319 30th
Population Density1 # 349 24th
Diversity Index2 # 219 52nd
Median Household Income # 251 45th
Per Capita Income # 198 57th

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