Gibson City, IL Population

Population: 3,373. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,281 (-2.7% change)
Males: 1,535 (45.5%), Females: 1,838 (54.5%)

Ford County

Zip code: 60936

Median resident age: 41.9 years
Median household income: $33,638
Median house value: $68,700

Races in Gibson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (32.0%), Irish (11.9%), English (11.0%), United States (9.4%), Scottish (3.1%), Norwegian (2.9%).

Elevation: 752 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gibson

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gibson city

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-0.2%).

Hospital/medical center in Gibson:

  • GIBSON AREA HOSPITAL (1120 N MELVIN STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Gibson:

  • PAVILION FOUNDATION,THE (about 26 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; URBANA, IL)
  • COVENANT MEDICAL CTR CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (about 27 miles; URBANA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gibson:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 31 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 37 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • DECATUR (about 55 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gibson:

  • PAXTON (about 18 miles; PAXTON, IL; Abbreviation: 1C1)
  • RANTOUL NATL AVN CNTR-FRANK ELLIOTT FLD (about 21 miles; RANTOUL, IL; Abbreviation: TIP)
  • FRASCA FIELD (about 27 miles; URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: C16)
Amtrak station near Gibson:

  • 19 miles: RANTOUL (RNATOUL, N. KENTUCKY ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gibson:

  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 26 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 26 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; BOURBONNAIS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
Public high school in Gibson:

  • GCMS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 815 N CHURCH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gibson:

  • GCMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 454; Location: 902 N CHURCH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GCMS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 316 E 19TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Location: 112 W 12TH ST; Grades: 00 – 00)

Libraries

Library in Gibson:

  • MOYER P.L. (Operating income: $90,370; Location: 307 N. SANGAMON AVE.; 33,082 books; 243 audio materials; 778 video materials; 73 serial subscriptions)

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