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City of Gilman
Location of Gilmanwithin Benton County and state of Minnesota
Location of Gilman
within Benton County and state of Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Benton
 • Total 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Land 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,191 ft (363 m)
 • Total 224
 • Estimate 
 • Density 457.20/sq mi (176.58/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-23804
GNIS feature ID 0644148

Gilman is a city in Benton County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 224 at the 2010 census. It is part of the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area.


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Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highway 25 and Benton County Road 3 are two of the main routes in the community.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 146
1970 111 −24.0%
1980 156 40.5%
1990 192 23.1%
2000 215 12.0%
2010 224 4.2%
2019 (est.) 219 −2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 224 people, 86 households, and 62 families living in the city. The population density was 422.6 inhabitants per square mile (163.2/km2). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 171.7 per square mile (66.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 86 households, of which 40.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.9% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the city was 30 years. 29.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.4% were from 25 to 44; 21% were from 45 to 64; and 9.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

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