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Gilbertville, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Gilbertville had a population of 753 as of July 1, 2017. 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 42.419 and longitude -92.2142 in Black Hawk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gilbertville (see map below) 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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gilbertville: Gilbertsville.

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


Total Population 753
Daytime Population: Workers 141
Daytime Population: Residents 313
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 454
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 753
Population in Familes 613
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,891
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $52,491
Average Household Income $70,436
Per Capita Income $29,617


Total Housing Units 332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 276 (83.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $176,623
Average Home Value $196,649


Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 218
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 0.78% 0.73%
Households 0.76% 0.74%
Families 1.27% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Gilbertville, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilbertville 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 # 373 63rd
Population Density # 38 96th
Diversity Index # 673 34th
Median Household Income # 584 42nd
Per Capita Income # 325 68th

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