Gilmer, Texas

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Population in 2017: 5,184 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 2,582  (49.8%)
Females: 2,602  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75644.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,242 (it was $28,487 in 2000)
Gilmer:

$42,242
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,320 (it was $16,823 in 2000)

Gilmer city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $128,375 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Gilmer:

$128,375
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $134,357; detached houses: $146,794; townhouses or other attached units: $76,451; mobile homes: $44,276

Median gross rent in 2017: $715.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gilmer: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.0%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.1% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.8% for other race residents, 51.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gilmer, TX (2010)
    • 3,53172.0%White alone
    • 86817.7%Black alone
    • 3417.0%Hispanic
    • 951.9%Two or more races
    • 390.8%Asian alone
    • 260.5%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone

Races in Gilmer detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 82 registered sex offenders living in Gilmer, Texas as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gilmer is 65 to 1.


Crime rates in Gilmer by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
3
(57.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(75.5)
1
(19.4)
5
(99.8)
2
(39.8)
2
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
8
(153.1)
3
(57.2)
4
(75.9)
4
(76.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(174.6)
7
(132.4)
3
(57.8)
3
(57.0)
6
(113.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.9)
7
(139.2)
2
(39.2)
4
(77.4)
1
(19.1)
1
(19.1)
5
(94.9)
4
(76.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(232.8)
12
(227.0)
18
(346.8)
31
(589.4)
31
(584.9)
15
(291.4)
45
(898.6)
21
(417.5)
31
(607.4)
39
(754.6)
47
(899.7)
36
(686.2)
43
(815.9)
33
(631.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
89
(1,727)
69
(1,305)
61
(1,175)
49
(931.6)
38
(717.0)
29
(563.3)
20
(399.4)
27
(536.8)
22
(431.0)
39
(754.6)
24
(459.4)
32
(610.0)
29
(550.3)
27
(516.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
376
(7,295)
309
(5,845)
260
(5,009)
179
(3,403)
223
(4,208)
156
(3,030)
148
(2,955)
164
(3,260)
172
(3,370)
161
(3,115)
142
(2,718)
142
(2,707)
114
(2,163)
101
(1,933)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(349.2)
16
(302.6)
16
(308.2)
14
(266.2)
16
(301.9)
12
(233.1)
16
(319.5)
7
(139.2)
11
(215.5)
9
(174.1)
10
(191.4)
20
(381.2)
7
(132.8)
8
(153.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
2
(38.5)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
2
(38.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)578.4449.6478.7357.6454.0330.8443.3336.2386.0365.5464.4370.2388.0336.2

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City-data.com crime index in Gilmer, TX

Crime rate in Gilmer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (23.8%), English (6.3%), Irish (6.2%), German (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,122 people per square mile   (low).

Gilmer, Texas map

329 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America).

This city:

6.1%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,609 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,583 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (19.1 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (70.9 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (107.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Bettie, TX (3.1 miles ),
East Mountain, TX (3.2 miles ),
Union Grove, TX (3.2 miles ),
Warren City, TX (3.6 miles ),
Gladewater, TX (3.6 miles ),
Big Sandy, TX (3.7 miles ),
Ore City, TX (3.8 miles ),
Clarksville City, TX (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 32.73 N, Longitude: 94.95 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Home of the Yamboree - refers to yams

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,144 (+39.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 930 (46.3%)

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Gilmer, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gilmer, TX in 2017
Gilmer satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $29,600
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gilmer, TX residents
Average permit cost in Gilmer, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Gilmer, TX
Historical housing units in Gilmer, TX
Most common industries in Gilmer, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Gilmer, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in Gilmer, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Gilmer-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Gilmer city center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/1/1979, a category F3 tornado 12.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gilmer-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 158.5 miles away from Gilmer center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 338.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.8 miles away from Gilmer center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 332.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from Gilmer center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Upshur County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gilmer topographic map

Hospitals in Gilmer:

  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER - GILMER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 712 NORTH WOOD)

Nursing Homes in Gilmer:

  • BAYLOR CARE CENTER AT GILMER (703 N TITUS ST)
  • GILMER CARE CENTER (703 N TITUS)
  • LEISURE LODGE (1704 BRADFORD ST)
  • REHABILITATION AND HEALTHC (1704 BRADFORD STREET)
  • UPSHUR MANOR NURSING HOME (623 HWY 155N)

Dialysis Facilities in Gilmer:

  • GILMER DIALYSIS (519 NORTH WOOD STREET)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP- GILMER (1203 FM 49 - GILMER PLAZA)

Home Health Centers in Gilmer:

  • ESSENTIAL HOME HEALTH CARE (6639 US HIGHWAY 271 S)
  • GUARDIAN ANGELS HOME HEALTHCARE AGENCY INC (112 W TYLER ST)
  • KINSMAN HOME HEALTH CARE INC (102 BUFFALO)
  • MEDSHARES HOME CARE OF NORTHEAST TX (101 A SIMPSON STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Gilmer:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilmer:

  • LeTourneau University (about 23 miles; Longview, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • Kilgore College (about 25 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 27 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 34 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 34 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 65 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 66 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)

Public high schools in Gilmer:

  • GILMER H S (Students: 367, Location: 850 BUFFALO, Grades: 9-12)
  • UNION HILL H S (Students: 128, Location: 2197 F M 2088, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gilmer:

  • GILMER EL (Students: 1,031, Location: 1625 US HWY 271 N, Grades: PK-4)
  • GILMER INT (Students: 625, Location: 1623 US HWY 271 N, Grades: 5-6)
  • BRUCE J H (Students: 331, Location: 111 BRUCE ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • SHARON A RICHARDSON EL (Students: 171, Location: 2197 F M 2088, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Gilmer

Library in Gilmer:

  • UPSHUR COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $274,242; Location: 702 W TYLER ST; 57,556 books; 1,172 audio materials; 1,289 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 64 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • ETMC Gilmer Hospital 712 North Wood Gilmer, Texas 75644 903-841-7100

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gilmer: Historic Upshur Museum (A), Gilmer Fire Department (B), Texas Forest Service Gilmer Office (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gilmer include: Cherokee Missionary Church (A), Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church (B), Mount Gilead Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Cherokee Baptist Church (E), Moses Chapel Church (F), Saint Davids Episcopal Church (G), Church of the Nazarene (H), Hollis Chapel Church of God in Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sunset Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Don Henley - (born 1947), singer-songwriter, Freddie King - African- blues guitarist and singer, Charlie Baird - Texas Court of Criminal Appeals associate judge, Jason Sellers - Country singer, Louis Wright (American football) - Football cornerback, Robert L. Stephens - Test pilot, Dee Mackey - Football player, G. J. Kinne - Football player, Jerry Norton - Football player, Manuel Johnson - Football player.

Upshur County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gilmer that have no violations reported:

  • TUELS M & E T RESTAURANT (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
168 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
37 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
165 people in nursing homes in 2000
75 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Gilmer (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Gilmer: The First National Bank Of Gilmer at 201 North Wood Street, branch established on 1900/04/13; Wal-Mart Super Center Branch at 1923 North Wood Street On Highway 271, branch established on 1997/01/29. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $192.1 mil, Deposits: $166.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Gilmer Bankshares, Inc.
  • Austin Bank, Texas National Association: Gilmer Branch at 1208 North Wood, branch established on 1996/01/08. Info updated 2010/10/14: Bank assets: $1,328.1 mil, Deposits: $1,154.0 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Jane Austin Chapman Limited Partnership, L.P.
  • First Federal Bank Texas: Gilmer Savings Bank Branch at 218 West Cass Street, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $212.1 mil, Deposits: $126.8 mil, headquarters in Tyler, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Gilmer National Bank, Gilmer, Texas: at 900 North Wood Street, branch established on 1901/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $195.1 mil, Deposits: $168.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Gilmer National Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Gilmer:

Marital status in Gilmer, TX
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Gilmer:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gilmer
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gilmer, TX (based on Upshur County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,37760
Other4,0477
Mainline Protestant1,0918
Black Protestant8766
Catholic7432
None20,175-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Upshur County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Upshur County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Upshur County:

9.8%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Upshur County:

14.6%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gilmer:

47.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gilmer:

41.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Gilmer:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.9%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gilmer:

34.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

50.6%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Gilmer:

75.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gilmer, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$53,913$46,2111$2,365
Firefighters 6$21,846$43,6925$5,102
Financial Administration 4$11,143$33,4291$1,078
Streets and Highways 4$9,620$28,8600$0
Police - Other 4$10,840$32,5201$1,674
Other Government Administration 3$16,147$64,5886$1,350
Water Supply 3$13,235$52,9400$0
Sewerage 3$10,116$40,4641$1,858
Judicial and Legal 1$3,494$41,9281$300
Parks and Recreation 1$3,164$37,9680$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,207$62,4840$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,014
Totals for Government 44$158,725$43,28917$14,741

Gilmer government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $289,000 ($55.75)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,170,000 ($225.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $665,000 ($128.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $601,000 ($115.93)
    Water Utilities: $594,000 ($114.58)
    Sewerage: $594,000 ($114.58)
    Financial Administration: $395,000 ($76.20)
    Regular Highways: $291,000 ($56.13)
    General - Other: $243,000 ($46.88)
    General Public Buildings: $192,000 ($37.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000 ($20.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $70,000 ($13.50)
    Air Transportation: $25,000 ($4.82)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($3.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($14.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,856,000 ($358.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $774,000 ($149.31)

Gilmer government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $700,000 ($135.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $683,000 ($131.75)
    Air Transportation: $68,000 ($13.12)
    Other: $29,000 ($5.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $275,000 ($53.05)
    General Revenue - Other: $204,000 ($39.35)
    Royalties: $40,000 ($7.72)
    Rents: $13,000 ($2.51)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($2.31)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.58)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,415,000 ($272.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $310,000 ($59.80)
  • Tax - Property: $1,660,000 ($320.22)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,318,000 ($254.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $309,000 ($59.61)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $31,000 ($5.98)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.58)

Gilmer government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,731,000 ($3227.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,396,000 ($2969.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,080,000 ($2137.35)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,745,000 ($1879.82)

Gilmer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,596,000 ($500.77)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $632,000 ($121.91)

9.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.72%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Gregg County, TX  3.75% ($45,674 average AGI)
from Harrison County, TX  0.70% ($45,287)
from Smith County, TX  0.60% ($40,309)


8.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Gregg County, TX  3.03% ($43,485 average AGI)
to Smith County, TX  0.67% ($42,618)
to Harrison County, TX  0.60% ($37,438)
Businesses in Gilmer, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS2
KFC1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gilmer:

  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gilmer:

  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; BIG SANDY, TX; Owner: INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES, INC.)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KIXK (99.3 FM; WHITE OAK, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAZE (106.9 FM; ORE CITY, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KSCN (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gilmer:

  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KLGV-LP (Channel 10; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Gilmer fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Gilmer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 230ft / 70.3mTotal length
  • 143,060Total average daily traffic
  • 21,327Total average daily truck traffic
  • 200,310Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gilmer, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gilmer, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gilmer)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 154 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gilmer, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 136 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gilmer)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gilmer)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$99,77111$84,98820$96,9244$32,4107$74,3200$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$63,1402$121,8202$95,8350$00$01$31,290
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$111,7602$68,7306$105,8003$45,2632$46,3800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$142,4903$49,5475$102,9300$01$68,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$145,8450$01$44,1500$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9504.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$145,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$169,8800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$83,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9504.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gilmer, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gilmer, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 230. The highest number of reported fires - 297 took place in 2013, and the least - 142 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gilmer, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.8%), and Structure Fires (26.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gilmer, TX
    • 2,41661.8%Outside Fires
    • 1,02726.3%Structure Fires
    • 3709.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 962.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gilmer, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gilmer, TX
  • 49.6%Utility gas
  • 49.3%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gilmer, TX
  • 64.8%Electricity
  • 34.0%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Gilmer compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Gilmer on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
There are 30 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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  • Brandon Johnston (1)
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Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2020.