Gilman, Iowa

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Gilman, Iowa
City
Location of Gilman, Iowa
Location of Gilman, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°52′47″N 92°47′20″W / 41.87972°N 92.78889°W / 41.87972; -92.78889Coordinates: 41°52′47″N 92°47′20″W / 41.87972°N 92.78889°W / 41.87972; -92.78889
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Marshall
Area[1]
 • Total 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Land 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,027 ft (313 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 509
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 509
 • Density 942.6/sq mi (363.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50106
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-30900
GNIS feature ID 0456902

Gilman is a city in Marshall County, Iowa, United States. The population was 509 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Gilman had its start in the year 1870 by the building of the Central Railroad of Iowa through that territory.[4] The town is named for Charles Gilman, a railroad contractor. Gilman was incorporated in 1876.[5][6]

Geography[edit]

Gilman is located at 41°52′47″N 92°47′20″W / 41.879750°N 92.788786°W / 41.879750; -92.788786 (41.879750, -92.788786).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 553 —    
1890 473 −14.5%
1900 465 −1.7%
1910 430 −7.5%
1920 490 +14.0%
1930 428 −12.7%
1940 483 +12.9%
1950 508 +5.2%
1960 491 −3.3%
1970 513 +4.5%
1980 642 +25.1%
1990 586 −8.7%
2000 600 +2.4%
2010 509 −15.2%
2014 507 −0.4%
2015 504 −0.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 509 people, 233 households, and 142 families residing in the city. The population density was 942.6 inhabitants per square mile (363.9/km2). There were 253 housing units at an average density of 468.5 per square mile (180.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.6% White, 0.2% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 233 households of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.1% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the city was 42.6 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 30.1% were from 45 to 64; and 16.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 600 people, 248 households, and 162 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,099.0 people per square mile (421.2/km2). There were 259 housing units at an average density of 474.4 per square mile (181.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.50% White, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 248 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.98.

27.5% are under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,523, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $20,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,070. About 9.9% of families and 12.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.9% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ The History of Marshall County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Co. 1878. p. 536. 
  5. ^ Battin, William (1912). Past and Present of Marshall County, Iowa, Volume 1. Brookhaven Press. p. 178. 
  6. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 137. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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