Gilbertville, Iowa

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Gilbertville, Iowa

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High Points

Gilbertville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 9% Gilbertville Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Gilbertville People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Gilbertville Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Gilbertville Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Gilbertville Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Gilbertville Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Gilbertville, Iowa

Comparing Gilbertville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 6 4
Age of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 8 8
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Short Commute Times 9 6
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Housing Recently Built 6 9
People Living Alone 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Gilbertville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SE of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 180 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Black Hawk
Metro Area Waterloo - Cedar Falls
P.O. Box Zip Codes 50634
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.416
Longitude -92.214

Gilbertville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station VINTON
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
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Gilbertville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 767 100%
Male 378 49.3%
Female 389 50.7%
Under 18 208 27.1%
18+ 559 72.9%
65+ 127 16.6%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.14
White 763 99.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.8%

Estimated Gilbertville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 779
Growth 12
Growth % 1.6%

Gilbertville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 70.3%
US/American 5.7%
Irish 4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Norwegian 3.5%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
English 1.5%
Czechoslovakian 1.5%
Czech 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
Pennsylvania German 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Swedish 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gilbertville 767 $47,917
Elk Run Heights 1,052 $48,906
Evansdale 4,526 $37,418
Jesup 2,212 $48,966
La Porte City 2,275 $46,544
Raymond 537 $55,417
Waterloo 68,747 $42,731
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