Gerton, North Carolina Population 2024

244

Gerton is a city located in Henderson County North Carolina. Gerton has a 2024 population of 244. Gerton is currently declining at a rate of -1.21% annually and its population has decreased by -5.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 258 in 2020.

The average household income in Gerton is $130,386 with a poverty rate of 11.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gerton is 58.1 years, 49.1 years for males, and 60.5 years for females.

Gerton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gerton was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
65.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.43% (-14)
The current population of Gerton, North Carolina is 244 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 258.

Gerton, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White251100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Gerton Population by Race

Gerton Population Pyramid 2024

Gerton Median Age

58.1

Total

49.1

Male

60.5

Female

Gerton Adults

There are 241 adults, (86 of whom are seniors) in Gerton.

Gerton Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

55.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

6.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gerton Sex Ratio

Female12349%
Male12851%

Gerton Population by Age

Gerton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1371.831000
Married722.261000
Non Family5101000
Male142.641000
Female0000

2.17

Average Family Size

1.83

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gerton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree52.14%
Bachelors Degree8235.04%
Graduate Degree208.55%
High School Graduate11247.86%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College156.41%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gerton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gerton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White234234102

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.59%.

Gerton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$71,154$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$51,087$51,087$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$70,395$107,857$0
Some College$0$0$0

$70,395

Average Earnings

$107,857

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Gerton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gerton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gerton Language

100% of Gerton residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Gerton Language

Gerton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2512811.16%

11.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

22.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gerton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gerton is White, with 11.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gerton is White, with 11.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.05%.

Gerton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School25%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Gerton Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Gerton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gerton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$108,214$179,352
Households-$130,386
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gerton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gerton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gerton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Gerton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gerton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam23
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Gerton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+16
65 to 747
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Gerton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White239.54%

Gerton Veterans by Race

Gerton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gerton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Gerton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gerton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gerton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

29.88%

Born in Gerton

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Gerton residents were born in the United States, with 29.88% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gerton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024244-3-1.21%
2023247-4-1.59%
20222512712.05%
2021224-34-13.18%
2020258-45-14.85%
2019303103.41%
2018293-9-2.98%
2017302155.23%
20162873212.55%
2015255-13-4.85%
20142685324.65%
20132152714.36%
2012188-55-22.63%
2011243-11-4.33%
201025400%

Gerton Population by Year