Gilmore City is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 501 people and just one neighborhood, Gilmore City is the 367th largest community in Iowa. Gilmore City has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Gilmore City is a blue-collar town, with 48.84% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Gilmore City is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilmore City who work in office and administrative support (11.63%), sales jobs (10.70%) and business and financial occupations (6.51%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Gilmore City is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Gilmore City really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Gilmore City perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Gilmore City has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Gilmore City a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, Gilmore City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.