Statewide Claims to Fame

Gering is 1st in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Female residents

Gering is 4th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Home ownership rate

Gering is 6th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Gering is 7th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Gering is 7th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Gering is 12th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Gering is 13th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Income per household

Gering is 13th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Gering is 13th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Two or More

Gering is 14th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Income per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Gering Rank Nebraska US
Current population (2012) 8,491 18th 1,855,525 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.3 22nd 76,824.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,977.2 20th 23.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Gering Rank Nebraska US
Residents younger than 5 7.4% 15th 7.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.6% 14th 25.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.1% 7th 13.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Gering Rank Nebraska US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.6% 12th 90.3% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.5% 21st 27.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Gering Rank Nebraska US
Race - White 89.6% 18th 89.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 26th 4.8% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.5% 6th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 27th 2.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 13th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.4% 13th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 17.2% 7th 9.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 79.8% 25th 81.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Gering Rank Nebraska US
Female residents 53.1% 1st 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.4% 28th 6.0% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Gering Rank Nebraska US
Housing units 3,601 20th 801,185 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.4% 24th 19.5% 25.9%
Households 3,282 20th 715,703 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 72.5% 4th 68.3% 66.1%
Home median value $97,500 21st $125,400 $186,200
People per household 2.5 14th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Gering Rank Nebraska US
Income per capita $24,255 14th $26,113 $27,915
Income per household $47,556 13th $50,695 $52,762
Income below poverty line 7.4% 26th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Gering Rank Nebraska US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 835 21st 159,665 27,092,908
Retail sales $25,130 32nd $26,486,612 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $3,289 30th $14,965 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $9,529 24th $2,685,580 $613,795,732

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