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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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Median household income
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$38,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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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.

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49% of Gem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Gem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $536.


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Thomas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gem political report.

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The average commute time for Gem workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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