Gilman is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,765 people and just one neighborhood, Gilman is the 511th largest community in Illinois. Gilman 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
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Gilman is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gilman is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilman who work in teaching (10.16%), office and administrative support (9.52%) and sales jobs (8.89%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Gilman has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Gilman has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Gilman than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Gilman may be for you.
Gilman is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.