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Gillam is a township in Jasper County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Gillam is 41.056N. The longitude is -86.964W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 689 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 723.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gillam demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jasper County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47957 ZIP code.
28% of Gillam residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gillam ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gillam was $15,345, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Gillam residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gillam, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $402. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $658.
Jasper County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gillam political report.
The average commute time for Gillam workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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