Gilman, Pierce County, Wisconsin
The town was organized in 1870 as "Deerfield." It was subsequently renamed after B.F. Gilman, the first settler.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 33.8 square miles (87.6 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 772 people, 283 households, and 228 families residing in the town. The population density was 22.8 people per square mile (8.8/km²). There were 289 housing units at an average density of 8.5 per square mile (3.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.06% White, 0.39% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.13% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.
There were 283 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.8% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.08.
In the town the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 106.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $49,250, and the median income for a family was $54,375. Males had a median income of $35,769 versus $26,607 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,502. About 2.6% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.