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Gilmore City, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Gilmore City had a population of 461 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Gilmore City is located at latitude 42.7294 and longitude -94.4478 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gilmore City 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 Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Humboldt County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gilmore City, IA Housing Affordability Index is 303
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

Gilmore City, IA Wealth Index is 64
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 461 (100%)
Population in Households 459 (99.6%)
Population in Families 369 (80.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 370
Diversity Index2 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,099
Average Household Income $63,821
Per Capita Income $27,766
Wealth Index4 64

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 169 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $92,683
Housing Affordability Index3 303
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 145
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 -0.96% -0.75%
Households -0.84% -0.73%
Families 0.7% -0.84%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Gilmore City, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilmore City 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 # 487 52nd
Population Density # 725 28th
Diversity Index # 363 65th
Median Household Income # 771 24th
Per Capita Income # 669 34th

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