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Gilbert, AZ

Gilbert is centrist with a conservative slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress
237,484
Gilbert Population7
$
59,481
Median Income6
4.5
%
Unemployment Rate16
 

City Score

 

Population

Gilbert is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States since 2010, particularly for 85-year olds and older which grew by 119%

Age

33.9
Median Age7
21.8
%
Population Growth Since 20107

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Gilbert residents are mostly white and the city is slowly becoming less diverse as the white community has grown by 3.7% since 2010, while the Hispanic community, 2nd largest in the city, has grown by 55.7%

Race

55.1
%
Arizona Population, White7
61.1
%
United States population, White7

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Climate

Gilbert is hot, but rarely wet or humid. The temperature reaches 90°F or above 169 days per year, but drops to 32°F or below 8 days per year, and there is some rain 35 days per year

Weather

10
%
Chance of Rain11
85
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature33

 

Housing

The average home value in Gilbert increased by 81% since 2010 which is 38% higher than the national average and 10% higher than the state average

Rent

$
1,750
Monthly Average12
27
%
Renters34

Average Home Value5

 

Taxes

Gilbert is a low tax location with income tax 48% lower than the national average and property tax 38% lower than the national average, but sales tax 14% higher than the national average.

Other

0.69
%
Property Tax20
7.8
%
Sales Tax18
1.68
%
Vehicle Tax20

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)35

 

Employment

Gilbert has a very high employment rate of 95% which is 2% higher than the national average. The largest employers are FastMed Urgent Care and Isagenix

Income

9.2
%
<$25,0006
21.4
%
$100,000+6

Distribution by Industry16

 

Politics

Gilbert is centrist with a conservative slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results36

Representatives

Mayor26 Jenn Daniels
Republican
House of Representative26 Andy Biggs
Republican
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Mayo Clinic Hospital, is 23.7 miles from the center of Gilbert, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, Phoenix VA Health Care System - Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center, is 40.0 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, Banner Gateway Medical Center, is 2.3 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical27 Yes, but limited civil discriminations protection
Decriminalized27 No
 

Safety

In Arizona, 36.0% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, which is a decrease since 2000 when 42.7% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks28
No
Permit to Purchase Law28

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#53 2019 Best Cities to Retire by WalletHub29
 

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