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Gilbert
  • Suburb of Phoenix, AZ

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Gilbert is a suburb of Phoenix with a population of 243,254. Gilbert is in Maricopa County and is one of the best places to live in Arizona. Living in Gilbert offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Gilbert there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Gilbert and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Gilbert are highly rated.

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About Gilbert...
Population
243,254

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$328,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,518
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    59.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    17.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    158.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    983
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    60.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

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