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Gilman, Iowa - Basic Facts

Gilman is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Gilman.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marshall County at latitude 41.8789 and longitude -92.7894. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Gilman (see map) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Gilman, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 474
Population in Households 474
Population in Familes 374
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 876
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 217
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 132
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $76,667
Average Home Value $79,464


Median Household Income $48,363
Average Household Income $50,684
Per Capita Income $23,010
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.66% -0.51%
Households -1.66% -0.56%
Families -1.7% -0.77%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Gilman, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilman to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 483 52nd
Population Density1 # 378 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 897 11th
Median Household Income # 701 31st
Per Capita Income # 772 24th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.