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Gilmore is named after the poet and journalist, Dame Mary Gilmore. It was gazetted on 5 August 1975. Streets are named after journalists, particularly female journalists.

It is next to the suburbs of Macarthur and Chisholm and is bounded by the Monaro Highway, Isabella Drive and Hambidge Crescent. (source)

Median property value for Gilmore 2905 (source)

2001

$176k

2011

$461k

2016 $478k

Statistics about Gilmore (source)

Area of Gilmore

2 sq Kms

People

2,750

Male

1,419

Female

1,331

Median age

35

Families

758

Average children per family

1.9

All private dwellings

1,001

Average people per household

2.8

Median weekly household income

2,161

Median monthly mortgage repayments

2,067

Median weekly rent

375

Average motor vehicles per dwelling

2.1

The most common ancestries in Gilmore were

Australian

28%

English

24.6%

Irish

8.9%

Scottish

7.9%

German

3.2%

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