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.
Gerald is a blue-collar town, with 41.58% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Gerald is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gerald who work in office and administrative support (7.17%), food service (6.99%), and sales jobs (6.63%).
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.
The overall crime rate in Gerald is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
As is often the case in a small city, Gerald doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Gerald with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.67% of adults in Gerald have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Gerald in 2010 was $17,390, 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 $69,560 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. Important ancestries of people in Gerald include Irish, French , Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Gerald is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.