Gilman, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 1,793. Estimated population in 2021: 1,788 (-0.3% change)
Males: 855 (47.7%), Females: 938 (52.3%)

Iroquois County

Zip code: 60938

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $36,450
Median house value: $73,600

Races in Gilman:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.1%)
  • Hispanic (9.0%)
  • Other race (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (34.3%), Irish (11.3%), United States (10.2%), English (9.8%), French (7.9%), Dutch (3.8%).

Elevation: 646 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gilman

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gilman city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

4.5% Foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gilman:

  • IROQUOIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; WATSEKA, IL)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; KANKAKEE, IL)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; KANKAKEE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gilman:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 54 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 67 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 71 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gilman:

  • GREATER KANKAKEE (about 24 miles; KANKAKEE, IL; Abbreviation: IKK)
  • KANKAKEE (about 24 miles; KANKAKEE, IL; Abbreviation: 3KK)
  • PAXTON (about 25 miles; PAXTON, IL; Abbreviation: 1C1)
Amtrak station:
GILMAN (U.S. 24 & U.S. 45). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilman:

  • OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; BOURBONNAIS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 49 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 50 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 54 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 55 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 58 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
Public high school in Gilman:

  • IROQUOIS WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: PO BOX 67; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Gilman:

  • IROQUOIS WEST ELEM SCHOOL/GILMAN (Students: 184; Location: P O BOX 67; Grades: KG – 02)

Libraries

Library in Gilman:

  • GILMAN AREA D.L. (Operating income: $292,981; Location: 117 EAST SECOND STREET; 14,500 books; 214 audio materials; 345 video materials; 59 serial subscriptions)

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