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Population (year 2000): 7,751. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,767 (+0.2% change)
Males: 3,627 (46.8%), Females: 4,124 (53.2%)

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Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $35,185 (year 2000)
Median house value: $74,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Gering:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.9%)
  • Hispanic (13.4%)
  • Other race (5.6%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (42.3%), Irish (12.3%), English (11.4%), United States (4.0%), Swedish (3.4%), Danish (3.1%).

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Elevation: 3914 feet

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Gering,

For population 25 years and over in Gering

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gering city

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

3.5% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -263 (-3.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WY Cheyenne, (91.1 miles pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Aurora, (166.8 miles pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (782.9 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: NE (1.6 miles Terrytown, NE Scottsbluff, (3.0 miles Melbeta, NE (10.6 miles) , NE (11.2 miles Minatare, NE (12.8 miles Mitchell, McGrew, NE (17.8 miles) , Harrisburg, NE (19.4 miles) , NE Morrill, (20.4 miles

Latitude: 41.82 N, Longitude: 103.67 W

Area code: 308


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.2%), Retail trade (12.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -917 (-11.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,096 (29.4%)


 

Crime in Gering by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 12.9 0.0
Rapes 1 1 0 1
    per 100,000 12.9 12.9 0.0 12.9
Robberies 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 12.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 3 3 1 2
    per 100,000 38.7 38.7 12.9 25.8
Burglaries 16 14 41 25
    per 100,000 206.4 180.6 529.0 322.5
Thefts 126 113 102 154
    per 100,000 1625.6 1457.9 1316.0 1986.8
Auto thefts 5 3 4 6
    per 100,000 64.5 38.7 51.6 77.4
101.4 87.0 109.3 118.6


Average climate in Gering, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gering,

Gering-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1955, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Gering city center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1985, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Gering:
  • REGIONAL WEST MED CENTER (about 5 miles; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE)
  • KIMBALL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; KIMBALL, NE)
  • MORRILL COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; BRIDGEPORT, NE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gering:
  • WESTERN NEB. RGNL/WILLIAM B. HEILIG FIELD (about 7 miles; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; ID: BFF)
  • ALLIANCE MUNI (about 62 miles; ALLIANCE, NE; ID: AIA)
  • CHEYENNE (about 92 miles; CHEYENNE, WY; ID: CYS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gering:
  • TORRINGTON MUNI (about 37 miles; TORRINGTON, WY; ID: TOR)
  • KIMBALL MUNI/ROBERT E ARRAJ FIELD (about 45 miles; KIMBALL, NE; ID: IBM)
  • PINE BLUFFS MUNI (about 56 miles; PINE BLUFFS, WY; ID: 82V)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 3 $8,260 $33,040 0 $0
Electric Power 7 $22,262 $38,163 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $11,094 $33,282 4 $2,024
Other and Unallocable 4 $10,357 $31,071 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $12,713 $30,511 1 $1,897
Other Government Administration 3 $12,655 $50,620 1 $1,297
Police Protection - Officers 14 $52,069 $44,630 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $6,894 $27,576 3 $890
Firefighters 1 $4,351 $52,212 0 $0
Streets and Highways 7 $22,570 $38,691 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 7 $16,866 $28,913 1 $235
Sewerage 2 $6,879 $41,274 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $21,569 $32,353 3 $1,111
Totals for Government 68 $208,539 $36,801 13 $7,454


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gering:
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 82 miles; CHADRON, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 122 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 126 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 148 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE OF DENVER (about 153 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 12,938)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER (about 153 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 8,839)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DENVER (about 153 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 7,592)
Public high school in Gering:
  • GERING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 477; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high school in Gering:
  • GERING CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 67; Location: 1645 7TH STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gering:
  • GERING JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 446; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • NORTHFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 343; Grades: PK - 06)
  • GEIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 321; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 309; Grades: PK - 06)
  • CEDAR CANYON PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 86; Grades: PK - 08)
Library in Gering:
  • GERING PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $270,193; Location: 1055 P STREET; 31,970 books; 990 audio materials; 1,604 video materials; 104 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Gering: Gering (A), Gering Municipal Golf Course (B), Oregon Trail Park (C), Kelley Bean Company Incorporated Elevator (D), Robidoux RV Park (E), Wyo-Braska Natural History Museum (F), Wildlife World (G), Gering Fire Hall (H), Gering Police Department (I), Gering Public Library (J), Farm and Ranch Museum (K), Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Office (L), Scotts Bluff County Courthouse (M), North Platte Valley Museum (N).

Churches in Gering include: Calvary Memorial Evangelical Free Church (A), Saint Timothys Episcopal Church (B), Christ the King Catholic Church (C), Rejoice Lutheran Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Oregon Trail Church of the Nazarene (F), Northfield Assembly of God Church (G), Gering Baptist Church (H).

Parks in Gering include: Carl Gray Park (1), Gering Municipal Swimming Pool (2), Gentry Park (3), Gardner Park (4), Union Pacific Park (5), McLellan Park (6), Legion Park (7), Northfield Park (8), Oregon Trail Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Gering compared to Nebraska state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Gering:
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOAQ (690 AM; 1 kW; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOLT (1320 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gering:
  • KNEB-FM (94.1 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZY-FM (103.9 FM; GERING, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOLT-FM (101.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMOR (92.9 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCMI (96.9 FM; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: CHRISTIAN MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • K269DO (101.7 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: HALSTEAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLJV (88.3 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K208CK (89.5 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTNE-FM (91.1 FM; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K212EJ (90.3 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KREO (105.3 FM; PINE BLUFFS, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K204CV (88.7 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K218DL (91.7 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Gering:
  • K02NT (Channel 2; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSTF (Channel 10; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CHEYENNE, LLC)
  • K23EU (Channel 31; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BROADAHL)
  • K33EM (Channel 33; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K65GE (Channel 65; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KDUH-TV (Channel 4; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KTNE-TV (Channel 13; ALLIANCE, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

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