Gifford, IL Population

Population: 815. Estimated population in July 2020: 999 (+22.6% change)
Males: 375 (46.0%), Females: 440 (54.0%)

Champaign County

Zip code: 61847

Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $46,667
Median house value: $83,600

Races in Gifford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Black (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (39.8%), Irish (12.6%), English (10.8%), United States (5.0%), Dutch (3.2%), Italian (2.5%).

Elevation: 801 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gifford

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gifford village

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-5.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gifford:

  • CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; URBANA, IL)
  • COVENANT MEDICAL CTR CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (about 19 miles; URBANA, IL)
  • PAVILION FOUNDATION,THE (about 21 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gifford:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 26 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 61 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; Abbreviation: MTO)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 62 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gifford:

  • RANTOUL NATL AVN CNTR-FRANK ELLIOTT FLD (about 8 miles; RANTOUL, IL; Abbreviation: TIP)
  • PAXTON (about 11 miles; PAXTON, IL; Abbreviation: 1C1)
  • FRASCA FIELD (about 17 miles; URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: C16)
Amtrak station near Gifford:

  • 10 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 Gifford:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 21 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 23 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,582)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; BOURBONNAIS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 63 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
Public primary/middle school in Gifford:

  • GIFFORD GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: PO BOX 70; Grades: KG – 08)

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