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Gilsum is a town in Cheshire County, in the Keene metro area.

The community was named after early landholders, Samuel Gilbert and his son-in-law, Thomas Sumner

The latitude of Gilsum is 43.048N. The longitude is -72.263W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,033 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 777.


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Median household income
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$43,359
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gilsum demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Boyle
Nearby parks & recreation: Bears Den Natural Area

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9% of Gilsum residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gilsum ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gilsum was $20,955, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Gilsum residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Gilsum, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $603.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $906.


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Libraries in Gilsum include Gilsum Public Library ... View libraries

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Cheshire County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gilsum political report.

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The average commute time for Gilsum workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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