Gerald is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 1,318 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Gerald is the 307th largest community in Missouri.
When you are in Gerald, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.77% of Gerald’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Gerald is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gerald who work in office and administrative support (9.05%), food service (7.20%), and maintenance occupations (5.97%).
Also of interest is that Gerald has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Gerald’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small city, Gerald does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Gerald rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.39% of adults 25 and older in Gerald have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Gerald in 2010 was $17,332, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,328 for a family of four.
The people who call Gerald home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gerald residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gerald include Irish, French , English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Gerald is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.