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, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gilmer who work in healthcare suport services (12.87%), management occupations (8.88%), and office and administrative support (8.61%).
The percentage of adults in Gilmer who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.62% of the adults in Gilmer have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Gilmer in 2010 was $23,922, 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 $95,688 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 15.43% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gilmer include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Gilmer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.