Gerber is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tehama County, California. Gerber sits at an elevation of 226 feet (69 m). The 2010 United States census reported Gerber's population was 1,060.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²), all of it land.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Gerber had a population of 1,060. The population density was 1,148.5 people per square mile (443.4/km²). The racial makeup of Gerber was 575 (54.2%) White, 6 (0.6%) African American, 55 (5.2%) Native American, 8 (0.8%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 371 (35.0%) from other races, and 45 (4.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 526 persons (49.6%).