Gilmer is a city located in Upshur County Texas. Gilmer has a 2020 population of 4,831. It is also the county seat of Upshur County. Gilmer is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -0.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,843 in 2010.
The average household income in Gilmer is $51,791 with a poverty rate of 22.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $752 per month, and the median house value is $129,200. The median age in Gilmer is 36.5 years, 30.7 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gilmerwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
95.03% of Gilmer residents speak only English, while 4.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.65% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilmer is Black, with 26.76% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilmer is Multiple, with 2.69% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.06%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Gilmer
98.13% of Gilmer residents were born in the United States, with 75.33% having been born in Texas. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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