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Gilmore City, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Gilmore City had a population of 481 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Gilmore City is located at latitude 42.7269 and longitude -94.4369 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gilmore City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,227 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Gilmore City are located in Humboldt County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Pocahontas County.

The City of Gilmore City (GNIS ID: 2394902) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Gilmore City is located within Township of Weaver, a minor civil division (MCD) of Humboldt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gilmore City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Gilmore City, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 481
Daytime Population: Workers 88
Daytime Population: Residents 267
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 355
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 479
Population in Familes 386
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 386
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $53,079
Average Household Income $64,383
Per Capita Income $27,632


Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $81,081
Average Home Value $119,167


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.64% -0.59%
Households -0.59% -0.62%
Families 1.45% -0.81%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Gilmore City, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilmore City to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 480 53rd
Population Density # 721 29th
Diversity Index # 361 64th
Median Household Income # 555 45th
Per Capita Income # 484 52nd

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