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Gervais, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Gervais is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marion County at latitude 45.1078 and longitude -122.8962. Marion County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 187 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Gervais, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gervais, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Gervais indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Gervais, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,491
Population in Households 2,485
Population in Familes 2,246
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 6,435
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 584
Average Household Size 4.26
Family Households 507
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 465 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $145,250
Average Home Value $157,833


Median Household Income $43,512
Average Household Income $50,087
Per Capita Income $11,994
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.26% 0.38%
Households 0.2% 0.44%
Families 0.05% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   3.05%
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.


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, 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 # 134 65th
Population Density1 # 6 99th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 209 45th
Per Capita Income # 374 1st

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