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Gilbert
  • Suburb of Phoenix, AZ

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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 minus
  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 248,349. 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
248,349

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$348,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,580
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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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
    78.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    26
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    13.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    140.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    863.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    57.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

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