Gering

Gering Main Photo

Gering, the seat of Scotts Bluff County, is a picturesque community set against the scenic Wildcat Hills and situated at the foot of Scotts Bluff National Monument, an Oregon Trail landmark. It is paired with Scottsbluff to make up the “Twin Cities” separated by the North Platte River. The Gering Industrial Park has 200 shovel-ready acres.

Population

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Population

Population2000201020232028
Gering7,8418,5718,6368,596

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Population by Age

Population2023
0-4554
5-9558
10-14535
15-19523
20-24459
25-29537
30-34527
35-39558
40-44512
45-49428
50-54467
55-59506
60-64560
65-69574
70-74459
75-79361
80-84235
85+283
18+6,649
Median Age41

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Population by Race

Gering2023
Total8,636.00
White Alone79.92%
Black Alone0.93%
American Indian Alone1.97%
Asian Alone0.57%
Pacific Islander Alone0.06%
Some Other Race6.4%
Two or More Races10.16%
Hispanic Origin20.29%
Diversity Index55.80

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Growth Rate

Gering2023 - 2028
Population-0.09%
Households0.03%
Families-0.01%
Median Household Income2%
Per Capita Income2%

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

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Housing

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Households

Population2000201020232028
Households3,2103,3943,4243,429
Housing Units3,3633,6303,7093,732
Owner Occupied Units2,6742,712
Renter Occupied Units750717
Vacant Units285303

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Home Value

Gering20232028
Median Home Value$175,182$180,682
Average Home Value$196,139$202,959
<$50,0005656
$50,000 - $99,999324309
$100,000 - $149,999611586
$150,000 - $199,999687660
$200,000 - $249,999521571
$250,000 - $299,999281305
$300,000 - $399,9993032
$400,000 - $499,999104124
$500,000 - $749,9991921
$1,000,000 +77

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later88
2000-2009532
1990-1999126
1980-1989273
1970-19791,165
1960-1969524
1950-1959334
1940-1949333
1939 or Before289

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

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Income

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Income

Gering20232028
Median Household$70,892$78,213
Average Household$88,645$97,770
Per Capita$35,220$39,075

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Household Income

Gering2023
<$15,000376
$15,000 - $24,999176
$25,000 - $34,999261
$35,000 - $49,999443
$50,000 - $74,999520
$75,000 - $99,999563
$100,000 - $149,999704
$150,000 - $199,999221
$200,000+160

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

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Employees

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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+4,015
In-County Residents3,696
Out-of-County Residents269
Drive Alone3,308
Carpooled457
Public Transport9
Work at Home186
Motorcycle0
Bicycle0
Walked52
Other3
Less than 5 minutes249
5-9 minutes899
10-14 minutes1,314
15-19 minutes758
20-24 minutes209
25-29 minutes25
30-34 minutes39
35-39 minutes96
40-44 minutes26
45-59 minutes175
60-89 minutes16
90+ minutes24
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees3,340
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt6
Mining10
Utilities0
Construction260
Manufacturing228
Wholesale Trade226
  
Retail Trade228
  
Transportation/Warehouse121
Information86
  
Finance & Insurance158
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing56
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv109
Legal Services33
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises3
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt81
Educational Services346
HealthCare/Social Assist256
Arts/Entertainment/Rec82
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs264
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin264
Auto Repair/Maintenance22
Public Administration Emp530

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

Educational Attainment (25+)

Gering2023
<9th Grade177
Some High School285
GED258
Graduated High School1,371
Some College/No Degree1,454
Associates Degree721
Bachelor's Degree1,181
Graduate Degree560

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

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Businesses

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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses365
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus2
Mining Bus1
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus19
Manufacturing Bus17
Wholesale Trade Bus27
  
Retail Trade Bus33
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus12
Information Bus10
  
Finance & Insurance Bus17
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus17
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus19
Legal Services Bus7
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus1
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus15
Educational Services Bus11
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus25
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus9
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus25
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus43
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus9
Public Administration Bus48

Source: ESRI, 2023-10-17

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