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Gilbertville, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Gilbertville had a population of 723 as of July 1, 2019. Gilbertville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gilbertville is located at latitude 42.4161 and longitude -92.2149 in Black Hawk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gilbertville encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Black Hawk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 843 feet.

The City of Gilbertville (GNIS ID: 2394895) 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 Gilbertville is located within Township of Poyner, a minor civil division (MCD) of Black Hawk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gilbertville: Frenchtown, Gilbertsville.

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Gilbertville, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gilbertville, IA Housing Affordability Index is 164
State of Iowa Housing Affordability Index is 164
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Gilbertville, IA Wealth Index is 103
State of Iowa Wealth Index is 86
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 723 (100%)
Population in Households 723 (100.0%)
Population in Families 587 (81.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,815
Diversity Index2 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,755
Average Household Income $81,071
Per Capita Income $33,849
Wealth Index4 103

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (84.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $180,882
Housing Affordability Index3 164
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 307
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 208
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.17% 0.25%
Households 0.14% 0.19%
Families 0.48% 0.1%
Median Household Income   4.11%
Per Capita Income   4.49%

Gilbertville, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilbertville to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 381 62nd
Population Density # 37 96th
Diversity Index # 681 33rd
Median Household Income # 404 60th
Per Capita Income # 243 76th

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