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Gervais is a suburb in the Salem Metro Area and in the Marion County. It has a population of 2,726 and a population density of 6,906, which is 99% above the national average. It has a median age of 33, which is 4 years below the Salem Metro median age and 5 years below the national average.

Gervais has a median home value of $380,900, which is 14% below the Metro average.The average rent of $1,980 is 50% above the metro average rent and 46% above the national average rent. The average household income in Gervais is $72,411 , which is 14% above the Metro average household income and 10% above the national average of household income.

The average school rating in Gervais is 5. Gervais also has a crime index 103 that is below the Metro average and above the National average.

The average commute time to Northwest University Salem Cmps is 11 mins, making it one of the best places to live near University in Salem

$383,100Median Home Value
$412,692 Salem Metro Area
$1,980Median Rent
$1,656 Salem Metro Area
5 /10 - 8 /10
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52 mins To Salem Metro Area

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Gervais's population is made up of 46% married, 41% single, 10% divorced and 3% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 27%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 22%. Homeowners make up 83% of the population in Gervais.

430,384 Salem Metro Area
6,343Population Density
  • 55% Male
  • 45% Female
31 Median Age
37 Salem Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Gervais is $25,916. The Median Household Income is $79,375 and the Gervais Unemployment Rate is 8%.

$25,916Income Per Capita
$31,447 Salem Metro Area
$79,375Median Household Income
$65,881 Salem Metro Area
13% Poverty Rate
13% Salem Metro Area
8% Unemployment Rate
6% Salem Metro Area
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$383,100Median Home Value
$412,692 Salem Metro Area
$1,980Median Rent
$1,656 Salem Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Salem Metro Area

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5 /10 - 8 /10
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Gervais School District 1
150 Douglas Avenue Northeast, Gervais, OR, 97026
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52 mins
Salem Metro Area
Commute To
Portland International Airport
57 mins
Oregon College of Art and Craft
44 mins
Northwest University Salem Cmps
11 mins
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Gervais crime index is 103 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Gervais.

Crime Index
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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