Statewide Claims to Fame

Gilmer is 6th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Female residents

Gilmer is 13th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Gilmer Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 5,052 337th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.8 346th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,294.2 229th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Gilmer Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 7.5% 231st 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.1% 269th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 20.6% 13th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Gilmer Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 79.1% 218th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 16.9% 218th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Gilmer Rank Texas US
Race - White 74.9% 220th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 18.0% 75th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 137th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 233rd 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 356th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 175th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 7.0% 366th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 72.0% 79th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Gilmer Rank Texas US
Female residents 54.6% 6th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.0% 275th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Gilmer Rank Texas US
Housing units 2,149 349th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 22.5% 110th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 1,805 352nd 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.4% 218th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $92,000 232nd $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.5 346th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Gilmer Rank Texas US
Income per capita $18,276 271st $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $39,341 256th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.5% 214th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Gilmer Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,243 205th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $153,082 203rd $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $30,158 34th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $12,976 205th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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