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Gilbert is a town in Maricopa County, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area.

Rail siding established on property owned by William Gilbert

The latitude of Gilbert is 33.352N. The longitude is -111.788W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,237 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 145,250.


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Median household income
Local
$68,032
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gilbert demographic reports
Census 2000 highlights: The city population grew 266 percent in the 1990s, more than any other city in the country. Gilbert also ranked highest among large cities in the prevalence of married couples
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Local festivals include:
  • Grand Canyon Sweet Onion Festival - May 19-20, 2007
  • Global Village Festival - April 21, 2007
  • So Long to Summerfest - Sept. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Gilbert web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Tonto National Forest
Colleges and universities: Mesa Community College
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 93

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Gilbert demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Maricopa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Phoenix area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 85234 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Gilbert residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gilbert ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gilbert was $24,795, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

36% of Gilbert residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Gilbert, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $694.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,315.


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Libraries in Gilbert include Southeast Regional Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Gilbert include East Valley Tribune

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Maricopa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gilbert political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Gilbert workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Gilbert between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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