Gilmer, TX Population

Population: 4,799. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,141 (+7.1% change)
Males: 2,183 (45.5%), Females: 2,616 (54.5%)

Upshur County

Zip code: 75644

Median resident age: 39.5 years
Median household income: $28,487
Median house value: $60,200

Races in Gilmer:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.9%)
  • Black (20.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.4%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: Irish (9.9%), United States (9.7%), English (9.3%), German (7.5%), French (2.3%), Scottish (1.6%).

Land area: 4.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gilmer

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gilmer city

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

2.3% Foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gilmer:

  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER PITTSBURG (about 17 miles; PITTSBURG, TX)
  • LONGVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; LONGVIEW, TX)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; LONGVIEW, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gilmer:

  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 30 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 41 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • COX FLD (about 72 miles; PARIS, TX; Abbreviation: PRX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gilmer:

  • FOX STEPHENS FIELD – GILMER MUNI (about 4 miles; GILMER, TX; Abbreviation: 4F4)
  • GLADEWATER MUNI (about 15 miles; GLADEWATER, TX; Abbreviation: 07F)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT RGNL (about 25 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Abbreviation: OSA)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilmer:

  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 25 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 36 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 37 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 76 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,743)

Schools

Public high school in Gilmer:

  • GILMER H S (Students: 633; Location: 500 SO TRINITY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gilmer:

  • GILMER EL (Students: 625; Location: 500 SO TRINITY; Grades: PK – 02)
  • BRUCE J H (Students: 539; Location: 500 SO TRINITY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GILMER INT (Students: 479; Location: 500 SO TRINITY; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • UNION HILL H S (Students: 202; Location: 2197 FM 2088; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • SHARON A RICHARDSON EL (Students: 147; Location: 2197 FM 2088; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Gilmer:

  • MORRIS KINDERGARTEN (Students: 31; Location: 508 BUFFALO; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Gilmer:

  • UPSHUR COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $174,442; Location: 702 W TYLER ST; 82,986 books; 1,424 audio materials; 585 video materials; 82 serial subscriptions)

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