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People

Total Population 5,088
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,852
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 45.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.6%
Median Earnings25+ $25,174
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,591
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,313

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,424
% Above Poverty Level 86.9%
% Below Poverty Level 13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.1%
Median Gross Rent $671
Median House Value $92,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 11.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gilmer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Longview, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Upshur
Metro Area Longview - Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 75644, 75645
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.728
Longitude -94.942

Gilmer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GILMER 4 WNW
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station DAINGERFIELD 9 S
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
Station MOUNT PLEASANT
Distance 30.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 78 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Gilmer, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cox (75644)

Delrose (75644)

Enoch (75644)

Ewell (75644)

Graceton (75644)

Grice (75644)

Indian Rock (75644)

Kelsey (75644)

Latch (75644)

Lone Mountain (75644)

Mings Chapel (75644)

New Mountain (75644)

Perryville (75644)

Rosewood (75644)

Sand Hill (75644)

Seven Pines (75644)

Simmonsville (75644)

Soules Chapel (75644)

Stamps (75644)

Suffolk (75644)

Union Hill (75644)

Willow Oak (75644)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Big Sandy 1,843 $51,442
Clarksville City 768 $60,515
East Mountain 985 $57,361
Gladewater 6,451 $39,384

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gilmer Public Libraries

Library
Upshur County Library
702 W TYLER ST
Gilmer, Texas
(903) 843-5001
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Gilmer Hospitals

EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER - GILMER
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
712 NORTH WOOD
(903) 841-7100
Emergency Service: Yes

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Gilmer High Schools

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GILMER H S
500 SO TRINITY
903-843-3021
A Title I School.
Serves 633 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

UNION HILL H S
2197 FM 2088
903-762-2138
A Title I School.
Serves 202 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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