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Gerry is a town in Chautauqua County, in the Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia metro area.
Gerry is in the Southern Tier region.
The community was named for Vice President Elbridge Gerry.
The latitude of Gerry is 42.193N. The longitude is -79.248W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,683 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,054.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gerry demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chautauqua County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jamestown area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14740 ZIP code.
18% of Gerry residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gerry ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gerry was $15,272, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Gerry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gerry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $337. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $829.
Chautauqua County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gerry political report.
The average commute time for Gerry workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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