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Gillett is a city in Oconto County, in the Green Bay metro area.
The community was named after Rodney Gillett, settler
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Gillett. For links to other places called Gillett, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Gillett is 44.89N. The longitude is -88.307W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 810 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,222.
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40% of Gillett residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gillett ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gillett was $16,737, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Gillett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Gillett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $720.
Libraries in Gillett include Gillett Public Library ... View libraries
Oconto County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gillett political report.
The average commute time for Gillett workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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