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Gilmore City, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Gilmore City had a population of 471 as of July 1, 2018.

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 (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 Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Humboldt County.

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Gilmore City, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 471
Population in Households 469
Population in Familes 374
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 378
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $54,171
Average Household Income $66,413
Per Capita Income $28,454


Total Housing Units 273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $86,842
Average Home Value $127,647


Total Households 223
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.82% -0.78%
Households -0.84% -0.73%
Families 0.95% -0.83%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

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, 2018 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 # 482 52nd
Population Density # 723 28th
Diversity Index # 385 62nd
Median Household Income # 563 44th
Per Capita Income # 521 48th

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