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Gervais, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Gervais had a population of 2,460 as of July 1, 2015. Gervais ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gervais is located at latitude 45.1078 and longitude -122.8962 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gervais (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 187 feet.

The City of Gervais (GNIS ID: 2410585) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Gervais is located within Woodburn Division of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gervais 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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Gervais, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,460
Population in Households 2,453
Population in Familes 2,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 6,355
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 578
Average Household Size 4.24
Family Households 501
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 628 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 458 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $157,955
Average Home Value $170,514


Median Household Income $46,683
Average Household Income $51,944
Per Capita Income $12,502
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.1%
Households -0.03% 0.17%
Families -0.19% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


Gervais, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gervais to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon 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 # 135 64th
Population Density1 # 6 99th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 190 50th
Per Capita Income # 373 1st

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