Gibson City, Ford County, Illinois

Gibson City: City in Ford County, Illinois, United States

About

Gibson City is a city located in the county of Ford in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,407 and a population density of 1,432 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 3,233 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1868.

Quick Facts about Gibson City

Population : 3,233 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Ford County
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 2.38 km2
Altitude : 2,464 feet / 751 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1869 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:10:06 (9th August 2022)
Postal code : 60936
Density : 1,358 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -5.38% (2010-2019)

Geography

Gibson City is located at 40°27'30"N 88°23'5"W (40.4584300, -88.3846000).

Gibson City map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Gibson City decreased by 5.38% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,407 - census
2011 3,369 -1.13% estimation process
2012 3,368 -0.03% estimation process
2013 3,315 -1.6% estimation process
2014 3,353 1.13% estimation process
2015 3,353 0% estimation process
2016 3,317 -1.09% estimation process
2017 3,311 -0.18% estimation process
2018 3,289 -0.67% estimation process
2019 3,233 -1.73% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 331,360
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 303,933
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 9.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 314,998
April 1, 2010 Population : 303,871
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.8%
People over 65 (%) : 10.7%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 58.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 7.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 53.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 29.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 12,065
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 22.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.0%

Gibson City zip code is 60936. County name: Ford, County fips: 17053

Gibson, Gibson City

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $365,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,905
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $491
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,378
2015-2019 Households : 90,722
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.43
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 80.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 516,559
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,611,813
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,802,939
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 4,127,390
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,158
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $69,045
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,028
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 24,046
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,152
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,203
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,088
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,841
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,045
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 21,012
2010 population per square mile : 3,745.0
2010 land area in square miles : 81.14
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 225,245
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $260,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,670
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $497
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,163
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1,796
2015-2019 Households : 205,829
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.62
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,128,320
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,843,457
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 17,046,664
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 8,623,161
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,791
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $73,892
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $37,532
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 16,235
2019 total employment : 275,091
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 18,074,251
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 39,630
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 43,478
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 22,776
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 13,878
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,891
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 30,249
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,880
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 35,573
2010 population per square mile : 1,263.2
2010 land area in square miles : 426.29

People born in Gibson City (8)

People born in Gibson City, including actress Frances McDormand, politician John Arthur Love, baseball player Earl Hamilton, .

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Schools in Gibson City

College & universities near Gibson City, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147916 Parkland College Champaign (IL) 61821-1899

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gibson City, IL

Code Name Address Type
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL
GLM Gilman US Hwy 24 & West Wenona St. RAIL
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL

Post offices near Gibson City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gibson City Post Office Gibson City (IL) 60936

Other cities in Ford County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ford County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Paxton 4,117 City in Ford County, Illinois
Piper City 746 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Melvin 410 Village in Illinois, USA
Roberts 328 Settlement in Illinois, USA
Elliott 269 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Sibley 251 Village in Illinois
Kempton 206 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Gibson City distances to largest Illinois cities