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Gem is a city in Thomas County.
The community was named for the local Gem Ranch
The latitude of Gem is 39.427N. The longitude is -100.897W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,094 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 95.
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21% of Gem residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gem ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gem was $16,805, compared with $21,587 nationally.
49% of Gem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $536.
Thomas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gem political report.
The average commute time for Gem workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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