Gerlach, Nevada Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

Did you know that Gerlach, Nevada is a census-designated place in Washoe County, Nevada? As of the most recent American Community Survey, the population of Gerlach is 107. The town is part of the Reno–Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area, and before 2010, it was part of the Gerlach–Empire census-designated place. This information may be useful to you when considering moving to the area.

The city of Gerlach is located in the state of Nevada, about 15 miles east of the California border. This mid-sized city has a self-described "Biggest Little City in the World" and a traditional heritage as a mining, transportation, and gambling center. The city has a friendly family environment, a favorable tax climate, and an important distribution hub to northern California. In 2016, the population of Gerlach was 181, but this number has declined over the years.

As of 2010, the percentage of people living in poverty in Gerlach was NaN%. This includes unemployed people, full-time and part-time workers, and those who are in a lower income bracket. The city's poverty rate includes non-citizens, including illegal immigrants and international students. However, non-citizens of Gerlach City have lower poverty rates than their American counterparts.

A small town in the middle of the Smoke Creek Desert, Gerlach is situated between Black Rock Desert on the east and the Smoke Creek Desert on the west. It is in prehistoric man territory, where John C. Fremont camped at Boiling Springs, and later, his Noble Road left the Applegate-Lassen Trail and headed south through the Smoke Creek Desert toward Susanville. Once the Western Pacific Railroad had reached the state, Gerlach was established.