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Gilby, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Gilby had a population of 255 as of July 1, 2017. Gilby ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gilby is located at latitude 48.0837 and longitude -97.4677 in Grand Forks County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gilby (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grand Forks County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 883 feet.

The City of Gilby (GNIS ID: 1036054) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gilby population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Gilby, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 255
Daytime Population: Workers 27
Daytime Population: Residents 94
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 121
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.47
Population in Households 255
Population in Familes 218
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,487
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $56,192
Average Household Income $65,804
Per Capita Income $26,962


Total Housing Units 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $103,333
Average Home Value $131,548


Total Households 106
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.01% 1.15%
Households 1.09% 1.29%
Families 1.73% 1.02%
Median Household Income   5.94%
Per Capita Income   4.14%

Gilby, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilby to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 152 62nd
Population Density # 30 93rd
Diversity Index # 144 65th
Median Household Income # 243 40th
Per Capita Income # 368 8th

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