Gilmer, Texas Population 2022

4,831
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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.

Gilmer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gilmerwas:

  • White: 65.58%
  • Black or African American: 22.16%
  • Two or more races: 5.90%
  • Other race: 5.86%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gilmer, Texas is 4,831 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,843.

Gilmer, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,37065.58%
Black or African American1,13922.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.39%
Asian60.12%
Some Other Race3015.86%
Two or More Races3035.90%
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Gilmer Population by Race

Gilmer Population Pyramid 2022

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Gilmer Median Age

33.3


Total

29.9


Male

42.7


Female

Gilmer Adults

There are 3,648 adults, (847 of whom are seniors) in Gilmer.

Gilmer Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilmer Sex Ratio

Female

2,538

49.39%

Male

2,601

50.61%

Gilmer Population by Age

Gilmer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gilmer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
Non Family56%44%
All54%46%
Male36.1%63.9%
Female6.5%93.5%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gilmer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7782.7154
Married5553.8677.3
Male2023.4836.1
Female2304.536.5
Non Family7911.1956

3.78

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Gilmer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1885.97%
9th to 12th Grade2427.69%
High School Graduate1,12235.65%
Some College76424.28%
Associates Degree2227.05%
Bachelors Degree34610.99%
Graduate Degree2638.36%
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Gilmer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilmer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian666
2+ Races12612646
White2,1131,847500
Black63557357
Native American2020
Other Race166119
Hispanic18583

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%.

Gilmer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,213$37,823$27,253
Less Than 9th Grade$26,842$$25,724
High School Graduate$25,018$24,919$30,163
Some College$36,515$38,929$26,159
Bachelors Degree$53,929$91,467$49,213
Graduate Degree$44,563$53,636$

$32,213

Average Earnings

$37,823

Average Male

$27,253

Average Female

Gilmer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilmer Language by Age

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Gilmer Language

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.

Gilmer Language

Gilmer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,08028926.76%
White3,03965221.45%
Other100NaN%
Hispanic35111733.33%
Multiple29782.69%

22.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.58%

Male Poverty Rate

26.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilmer

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%.

Gilmer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.59%
High School12.60%
Some College16.53%
Bachelors or Greater1.04%

Gilmer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.95%
Male Unemployed67.61%
Female Employed14.69%
Female Unemployed93.10%

Gilmer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilmer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,056$51,213
Families$50,096$62,962
Married Families$70,114-
Non Families$25,524$33,129
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Income by Household Type

Gilmer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilmer Married by Age and Sex

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Gilmer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gilmer Marital Status by Race

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Gilmer Marital Status

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222

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War48
Vietnam104
Korea7
World War II7

Gilmer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5448
55 to 6433
65 to 7494
75+47

Gilmer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1676.66%
Black496.16%
Native American630.00%

Gilmer Veterans by Race

Gilmer Veterans by Education

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5.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilmer Veterans by Education

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53.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gilmer Employment by Age

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Gilmer Employment by Race

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Gilmer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.33%

Born in Gilmer

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Gilmer Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19403,1380.00%
19504,0969582.70%
19604,3122160.52%
19704,196-116-0.27%
19805,1679712.10%
19904,822-345-0.69%
20004,799-23-0.05%
20104,9051060.22%
20114,899-6-0.12%
20124,893-6-0.12%
20134,887-6-0.12%
20144,881-6-0.12%
20154,875-6-0.12%
20164,869-6-0.12%
20174,863-6-0.12%
20184,857-6-0.12%
20194,851-6-0.12%
20204,843-8-0.16%
20214,837-6-0.12%
20224,831-6-0.12%

Gilmer Population by Year