Gifford

Community Profile

People

The total population of the City of Gifford is 10,809. The median age is 51.29

10,809

Total Population

45.54%

Male

54.46%

Female

Age Distribution

Median Age

51

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Gifford has a high school degree, and 37.62% have a college degree.

< Grade 9

4.24%

Grade 9-12

9.78%

High School

26.82%

Some College

21.54%

Assoc Degree

9.69%

Bach Degree

15.4%

Grad Degree

12.53%

0

in the community

6

within 50 miles

Colleges

offer Associate’s Degree or Certificate

0

in the community

5

within 50 miles

Universities

offer Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Gifford has a labor force of 4,076 people.

4,076

Labor Force

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

14.31%

1,698

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners

11.78%

1,398

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

9.99%

1,185

Healthcare support

8.69%

1,031

Sales

7.8%

926

The work distribution of total employees in Gifford is:

30%

Blue Collar

69%

White Collar

Total Establishments

797

Total Employees

11,866

Businesses and Jobs

Gifford has a total of 797 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Gifford were Health Care and Social Services, Public Administration, Real Estate and Rentals, and Retail.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1

Health Care and Social Services

6,855

Jobs

528

Establishments

2

Public Administration

977

Jobs

22

Establishments

3

Real Estate and Rentals

602

Jobs

35

Establishments

4

Retail

592

Jobs

64

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Gifford have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

60.98%

5-9 Employees

19.32%

10-19 Employees

8.66%

20-49 Employees

6.15%

50-99 Employees

2.01%

100+ Employees

3.02%

Income and Spending

Households in Gifford earn a median yearly income of 33,384. 32.11% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 57,283 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$33,384

Median Household Income

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$11,964

Transportation

$10,429

Food and Beverages

$8,370

Health Care

$4,718

Utilities

$4,323

$57,283

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 7% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work. Gifford is served by 10 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed 4 miles away.

18min

Commute Travel Time

1 + 10(+50 miles)

Airports in Community

4

Distance to Interstate

Freight Rail

In Community

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

5.5%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

5.5%

Top State Personal Income Tax

0%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

0%

State Sales Tax

6%

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