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Gilmer is a township in Adams County, in the Quincy metro area.
The latitude of Gilmer is 39.974N. The longitude is -91.205W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 696 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,143.
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48% of Gilmer residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gilmer ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gilmer was $17,833, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Gilmer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gilmer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $270. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $671.
Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gilmer political report.
The average commute time for Gilmer workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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