Gilmer is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,187 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Gilmer is the 366th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Gilmer isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Gilmer are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gilmer is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilmer who work in healthcare suport services (13.21%), management occupations (8.86%), and office and administrative support (8.70%).
Also of interest is that Gilmer has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Gilmer rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.72% of adults 25 and older in Gilmer have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Gilmer in 2010 was $23,278, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,112 for a family of four. However, Gilmer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Gilmer is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gilmer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gilmer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Gilmer also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.21% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gilmer include German, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Gilmer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.