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Gerald, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Gerald had a population of 1,444 as of July 1, 2018. Gerald ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gerald is located at latitude 38.3994 and longitude -91.3303 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gerald (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 902 feet.

The City of Gerald (GNIS ID: 2394884) 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.

The City of Gerald is located within Township of Boone, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gerald population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gerald: Shotwell.

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Gerald, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,444
Population in Households 1,425
Population in Familes 1,179
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 977
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $53,773
Average Household Income $66,452
Per Capita Income $26,690


Total Housing Units 647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $167,330
Average Home Value $211,358


Total Households 566
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 402
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.86% 0.8%
Households 0.87% 0.83%
Families 1.48% 0.78%
Median Household Income   4.09%
Per Capita Income   3.7%

Gerald, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gerald to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 317 69th
Population Density # 392 62nd
Diversity Index # 906 12th
Median Household Income # 297 71st
Per Capita Income # 292 72nd

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